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Little things make a big difference in wellness… so here, we talk about the little things you might not’ve known that can make you ten times healthier!

16 08, 2014

Thigh Gaps: Dangerous Obsession, Healthy Perspective, and Learning (and Loving) Your Hips

By | 2017-06-10T11:23:25+00:00 August 16th, 2014|Beauty, Body Image, Did You Know, Exercise 101|32 Comments

Demystifying the "thigh gap," and what you need to know about this disturbing new trend.

1 07, 2014

The Will Power Series: Why Is It So Hard To Develop Self-Control?

By | 2017-06-10T11:24:02+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss|7 Comments

There's a legitimate scientific reason why you just can't put those cookies down. Read on to learn about the system that keeps you from developing self-control.

22 05, 2014

Understanding Calorie Counting: Preparing Yourself For Success

By | 2014-05-22T14:14:26+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss, What Are You Eating?|12 Comments

For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 5 of the series – post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]

8 04, 2014

Understanding Calorie Counting: Creating Your Calorie Goal and Being Honest About It

By | 2017-06-10T11:25:31+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss, What Are You Eating?|26 Comments

For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 3 of the series – post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]

3 04, 2014

Another Reason To Ditch The High Fructose Corn Syrup

By | 2017-06-10T11:25:34+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Did You Know, Food 101, Healthy Eating|7 Comments

Why? Because there's mercury in it. I'm a believer in a simplified life. It's like, I appreciate the fact that processed foods allow us the ability to eat more complex dishes at less of a cost to our time... but you can't get "something" for "nothing." It *has* to cost us in other ways, right? [...]

3 02, 2014

3 Food Myths That Make Me Wanna Scream

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:49+00:00 February 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Food 101|16 Comments

"Tired of injustice, tired of the schemes, kind of disgusted, so what does this mean?...As jacked as it sounds, the whole system sucks....With such confusions, don't it make you wanna scream?"

28 01, 2014

When Corn Becomes Too Costly, Cows Get “Gummy Worm, Marshmallow, Cookie” Feed

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:51+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, News Feed, What Are You Eating?|9 Comments

"With corn feed scarcer and costlier than ever, farmers are increasingly looking for cheaper alternatives... cookies, gummy worms, marshmallows, fruit loops, orange peels, even dried cranberries..."

23 12, 2013

Understanding Calorie Counting: The Payoff – Why Am I Doing This To Myself?

By | 2017-06-10T11:27:17+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, Inspiration, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss|7 Comments

For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 4 of the series – post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]

2 12, 2013

Can You Be Fit AND “Fat?”

By | 2017-06-10T11:28:07+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Health News, Latest News|36 Comments

From NBC Nightly News, I bring you this delicate little issue with the sensational little title. My thoughts were, of course you can be fit and "fat." And considering how "fat" in America is anything over a size 4 - depending upon who you talk to - MANY of us are "fat" in someone else's [...]

18 11, 2013

Understanding Calorie Counting: What is it? Calorie Counting Defined

By | 2017-06-10T11:28:16+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss|10 Comments

For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 2 of the series - post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]

8 11, 2013

5 Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats in Your Food

By | 2017-06-10T11:29:07+00:00 November 8th, 2013|Did You Know, Food 101, Friday 5, Healthy Eating, Supermarket Swindle|7 Comments

Everything you need to know about trans fats in your processed food, and how to avoid it.