nutrition

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Obesity Wins Again. My Half-Sister Is Dying.

People often wonder why I cover the minefield that is black women and obesity. It stems from experience, watching my mother and half-sister eat, and e...
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Yoga Poses to Trim The Love Handles Right Off

Building upon the previous yoga poses to target problem areas, take a gander at how side plank can trim off and tone those love handles. But it must b...
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Photo of the Day: Why Eggplant is My Favorite Vege...

Just look at how gorgeous it is… I took that photo right before I ate it! Eggplant is a great meat substitute for your vegetarians, and the bulk...
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Gluten-Free Italian: Three Veggies Eaten at Once, ...

Raise your hand if it’s a struggle to eat your daily recommended among of vegetables. You can see my hand, but I’m raising it. While I gro...
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Quick! Help Me Create Some Meals with the Massive ...

Whew. Got back from the Tenth Annual BlogHer conference in San Jose feeling a bit nervous. I mean, I called everyday to say hello to the hubby and kid...
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Nutritious, Delicious, and Filling: How to Make Yo...

I’ve had mixed success with tomatoes this season. My heirloom tomatoes I grew from seed have produced “meh,”  (good but not prolifi...
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Feeling Lonely? Isolated? Use Social Media to Crea...

I recently got a note from a black woman married interracially, and it got me to thinking about how sometimes, interracial relationships can cause cha...
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black women, eating habits, diabetes, weight loss, nutrition, obesity, stress, lifestyle, diet, organic, gardening,

More Black Women Taking Up the Fight to Tackle Obe...

It’s no secret that some black women have a complicated relationship with food. For some of us, food means love, comfort, safety. When you’...
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In Season in the “Beauty Garden”…...

Hot summer months means eggplants…and lots of them. You’re probably noticing that these are on sale at your local market, so nows your cha...
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Man Candy Monday: The Asian Mystery Man

This photo has been making it’s way up and down my timeline and I can’t help it. I need to know who this guy is, he’s gorgeous and s...
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breast feeding, black motherhood, shame, body hate, children, nutrition, body hatred, internet, education, stigma, public approval, sexuality, graduate student breast feed baby, instagram, slut shaming, image, picture, University,

Does This Picture Offend You? Now, Ask Yourself, W...

Social media is up in arms because a recent graduate is proudly displaying both her cap and gown and a partial breast to feed her infant. Predictably ...
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Low Carb, Hight Nutrition: Roasted Carrot and Leek...

My beauty garden is going strong and the carrots and leeks I’ve been growing are ready to harvest. I’ve been trying to think of creative r...
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LMAO! Organic Gardeners Spoof Blackstreet’s ...

You know I’m all over this one!!! Check these folks out at Peaceful Belly Farm....
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health, lifestyle, food, nutrition, black women and body image, gardening, home, vegetables, fruits, self care, self esteem, disease, wellness, greens, economics, organic, clean living, age, muscles,

How Growing What I Eat is Getting Me the Body I Wa...

I’ve noticed that as my garden grows and changes, my body shrinks. I’m spending a lot of time taking care of what I’m growing and ea...
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