All of the lies and misleading information out there about health, wellness and weight loss? Here, we talk about why they’re lies, and how we can flesh out the truth!
A week or so ago, the Washington Post published an op-ed with three medical professionals—two of which are professors of medicine—basically saying the same thing I've been saying for [what feels like] an eternity: Mrs. G. came to our offices for her first visit distraught. Her primary-care doctor had just diagnosed her with diabetes, and [...]
“All foods supply calories and there is no difference between the calories that come from sugar or steak or grapefruit or ice cream.”
I see many, many, many fitness 'enthusiasts' who advise against eating foods like watermelon because it's just empty calories. Is this true?
I learned a quick and dirty lesson—well, five of 'em—about not only depression, but the way we talk and think about it.
One black woman's bout with post-partum depression, and how she is evolving from 'strong black woman' into 'resilient black woman.'
You cannot starve yourself into fat loss. You cannot cardio yourself to death for fat loss. You cannot only eat chicken breasts for the rest of your life. And that's just the start of it.
Everything you need to know about abdominal separation and getting rid of that post-partum belly pooch.
Quite frankly, all 3 phrases—“eat less, move more;” “calories in, calories out;” and “everything in moderation”—are all crocks of sh—you know. Here's why.
A Black Girl's Guide to Weight Loss stands staunchly against fat-shaming of any kind, and advocates for support and encouragement of all people to make their own choices for their lives sans pressure.
Instagram is rife with fitness scams and fraud aimed at women. But why? How does it work? Let's talk about it.
Does baby powder cause cancer? Sort of. A few weeks ago, The Today Show aired a segment about Jacqueline Fox, the woman who was awarded $72 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson—her lawyers originally asked for $12 million, but the jury effectively decided to award her an additional million for every year she was alive—in [...]
A man claims that your menstrual cycle exists because you eat the standard American diet, and if you eat vegan and starch-free, your cycle goes away. WTF?
Millennials aren't the ones tanking Big Cereal, and here's why.
Your waist trainer causes UTIs, incontinence, temporary heart failure, indigestion, high blood pressure, nerve damage, and more. Read how inside.
A thorough discussion about processed meats, and the World Health Organization's study that determined both them and beef to be cancer-causing substances.
My wrap-up of how I #surviveon35, and tips on how you can, too!
The claim: Carbonated drinks leach calcium from bones, causing lowered bone density; contributing to higher acidity in the body and tooth decay. The truth?
Debunking the idea that weight loss is merely calories in vs calories out. Again. Another day ending in 'Y.'
The wearing of a garment that presses directly on your nerves in the midst of strenuous activity leads to not only nerve damage, but muscle damage...
A pleasant primer about what detoxification is, what it does, why it's unnecessary, and what you need to know about your body to demystify detoxification.