Health and Fitness

Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?

Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotected sex should be an act rese...
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HIV Prevention Tips

With straight black women getting featured in HIV medication ads, infection rates in Atlanta rivaling some third world countries, and an increase unsa...
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Maternal Mortality and Black Women

  Maternal mortality is a hot topic of late, with more light shed on the statistic among black mothers-to-be since Serena Williams Ohanian’s ex...
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Fitness Equipment Ideas for Your Home Gym

Even though it’s closer to January 2020 than January 2019, there’s still time to make good on your New Year’s Resolution to shed a few pound...
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No Bargaining: You Either Want It Or You Don’t

Earlier this week, I was speaking to a woman who wants to lose about 60lbs. She’s been trying to lose the same 60lbs. for over a year. Even hyperten...
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Black Female Obesity Promotion: A Look at Lizzo

For those of you who might not know, Lizzo, a musician and incredibly talented flautist has been reaching new heights with her catchy songs and lively...
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Just In Time for St. Paddy’s: The No Hangove...

The No Hangover Rules Written by Saran Lawson I’m no doctor. I just have a few years of experience under my belt that can help with those nights you...
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Equipment-Free Exercises To Try in 2019

It’s January, meaning that we are at the height of “new year, new me” season. Getting in shape is chief among New Year Resolutions. But between ...
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I Took MCT Oil for a Week and This is What Happene...

Medium-chain triglycerides, popularly known as MCT oil, has recently become the health food darling. It’s a souped-up form of coconut oil popula...
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Is Something In Your House Making You Sick?

  Getting sick is one of the most unpleasant experiences in life. It can cause us to miss work, be unable to do things around the house, and just...
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Your Waistline, Money, and How Hot You Can Attract...

Recently a white male fan who asked me what he needed to do to attract a beautiful black woman. I check out his Facebook page–he could stand to ...
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Time To Really Get Honest About Our Weight. #PinkP...

I remember back in 2010, I wrote my first post about black women, their weight, and their dating options. I didn’t hold back–I was brutall...
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Gabrielle Union is 44 Like Me!

Who knew Gabrielle Union is 44! She graces the covers of Health magazine looking Grandmama’s chocolate cake. So what’s her secret to her a...
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Phthalate in Mac and Cheese…Another Reason t...

A recent independent study conducted by the Coalition for Safer Food Processing and Packaging on 40 different brands indicated that phthalate in mac a...
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