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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!

9 06, 2014

Infographic: “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic”

By | June 9th, 2014|Daily Infographic, Did You Know|8 Comments

As National School Lunch Week draws to a close, our friends would like to offer up the following infographic...

22 05, 2014

Understanding Calorie Counting: Preparing Yourself For Success

By | 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 [...]

5 05, 2014

What Causes Heart Disease? Part 2

By | May 5th, 2014|Did You Know|8 Comments

So SUGAR might also cause heart disease, too?

22 04, 2014

How To Identify A Weight Loss Scam Website

By | April 22nd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know|10 Comments

So, I was just strolling along, when I thought to myself, "Self, if I were to come upon a website promoting a weight loss product, how would I know whether or not it was a scam?"

8 04, 2014

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

By | 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 [...]

7 04, 2014

Infographic: The Ultimate Guide To Workout Nutrition

By | April 7th, 2014|Daily Infographic, Did You Know, Exercise 101|16 Comments

"The right workout nutrition is very important, but it doesn't have to be complicated or difficult to fit in..."

3 04, 2014

Another Reason To Ditch The High Fructose Corn Syrup

By | 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? [...]

27 03, 2014

Supermarket Swindle: Fat, Low Fat, Fat Free?

By | March 27th, 2014|Did You Know, Supermarket Swindle|42 Comments

Comparing "regular" and "fat free" food stuffs - which is cleaner eating?

4 03, 2014

A Little (Or A Lot Of) Water Goes A Long Way

By | March 4th, 2014|Did You Know|89 Comments

Four reasons why I'm an avid water drinker, and how I got myself to that point.

3 02, 2014

3 Food Myths That Make Me Wanna Scream

By | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 [...]

19 11, 2013

How Does A Farmer’s Market Accept Credit, Debit or EBT Cards? Info Inside!

By | November 19th, 2013|Did You Know|20 Comments

An example of a farmer's market that accepts credit, debit and EBT cards.

18 11, 2013

Understanding Calorie Counting: What is it? Calorie Counting Defined

By | 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 | 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.

22 10, 2013

Infographic: How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

By | October 22nd, 2013|Daily Infographic, Did You Know|3 Comments

An infographic about oral diseases that correlate with many common diseases that affect overall health.

15 10, 2013

Infographic: The Benefits Of A Good Glass Of Water

By | October 15th, 2013|Daily Infographic, Did You Know|2 Comments

What can water do for you? Read on for this and more in this quick little infographic!

27 08, 2013

Hercules: A Look At America’s First Celebrity Chef

By | August 27th, 2013|Did You Know|7 Comments

The story of Hercules, the "top hat and tails" chef of President George Washington, and his plan for freedom.

5 08, 2013

Infographic: The Secrets Of Better Sleep

By | August 5th, 2013|Daily Infographic, Did You Know, Tools For Weight Loss|5 Comments

...plenty of answers to your questions about sleeping and how sleep affects your health...