Health and Fitness

Cauliflower “Bread,” a Game Changer Fo...

I’ve been (mostly) living a gluten free, paleo-type diet for years now, and I will never look back. Yes; bread is delicious, but wheat wreaks ha...
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Is Hiring a Personal Trainer the Answer to Your We...

If it seems no matter how hard you try to lose weight, you just can’t seem to make friends with your bathroom scale, you’re not alone. Man...
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Health Alert: Startling Rise in Syphilis; CDC Blam...

Diseases once thought to be virtually eliminate or at least under control have reared their ugly heads. Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are making a...
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Here’s What Happened When I Ate (Mostly) Fro...

I’ve begun a new self-care routine that I’m calling “Me Mondays” in which I focus on cleaning out my system, mind and spirit. ...
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It’s 2017. Can we FINALLY Have an Honest Con...

As I write this piece, my hamstrings are crying after I forced them to put in work on the steep dirt hills in my neighborhood. Sure; I could do squats...
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7 Qualities Gardeners Have that Make Them Marriage...

Hobbies can tell a lot about a person. For example, men who skydive, street race, or snow board might be adrenaline junkies. Coin collectors might be ...
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Why Black Women (Especially) Need to Avoid Paraben...

I know how it is. You’re at the drug store, and you need to pick up some lipstick, lotion, and conditioning cream for your hair. You’re on...
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How Black Women Can Protect Themselves from STD...

When you are sexually active you do not often think about all the bad things that can happen. There are a lot of health risks that can be involved whe...
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New Study for Women With Heavy Periods

  The folks at My Fibroid Study reached out to me to get the word out about a study for women like me who suffer from heavy periods due to uterin...
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Lesbianism as an Option for Black Women Who Can...

When I heard about it, I almost couldn’t believe it. But…to be honest, I did. The idea that interracial dating is such a repugnant option ...
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Angela Bassett Just Turned 58. What’s YOUR E...

Hell…I for one, don’t have one. If this woman, a member of AARP, can look like this at 58, I can’t really build an reasonable defens...
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No More Excuses! Last Day to Get 40% Yoga Download...

Yoga can literally change your life. It can lower your blood pressure and your body weight…the world’s most perfect exercise. I’ve s...
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Time to Get Real About Protecting Black Women from...

Last week when I did a video about a fan of mine who’s bestie was a gay male with HIV practicing unsafe sex practices, we got a troll from the u...
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Garden Update: Companion Planting, 4 Foot Tall Tom...

This year I decided to do something new in the garden. I planted corn earlier in the season in a large, circular, felt garden bag. Corn needs lots of ...
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