The "Study" Guide
15 05, 2014

Study Challenges the Idea of “Healthy Obesity”

By | May 15th, 2014|Health News, Running, The "Study" Guide|3 Comments

“Some studies report that if you are obese but metabolically healthy, you are protected in a way. We don’t think that that is true. And I don’t think it will come as much of a surprise.”

6 05, 2014

Study Suggests Alternate Method of Encouraging Fitness in Black Women

By | May 6th, 2014|The "Study" Guide|10 Comments

Duke University creates a program to encourage Black women to simply "maintain, don't gain." My thoughts inside.

23 12, 2013

Get Life: Can a Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?

By | December 23rd, 2013|Out and About, The "Study" Guide|8 Comments

Talk to me, #bgg2wlarmy, about your sleeping habits. Do you think they're affecting your day?

24 09, 2013

What Causes Heart Disease?

By | September 24th, 2013|News Feed, The "Study" Guide|8 Comments

Ancient Egyptian remains have scientists questioning whether or not they know for sure.

17 09, 2013

Sugar Potentially Linked To Development of Alzheimers

By | September 17th, 2013|The "Study" Guide|6 Comments

I always look at these kinds of studies with a skeptical eye, but for some reason, this one resonates with me... especially as a recovering emotional eater and sugar addict....

29 08, 2013

Statistics: Obesity By The Numbers

By | August 29th, 2013|The "Study" Guide|11 Comments

"Twenty years ago, no state had an obesity rate above 15 percent..."

27 05, 2013

Study Analyzes Calorie Management vs. Exercise For Weight Loss

By | May 27th, 2013|Fat Loss, The "Study" Guide|14 Comments

Scientists have uncovered some of what we already knew about metabolism and how the body burns calories.

13 05, 2013

Black Women Too Vain To Work Out And That’s Why They’re Fat… Or Something

By | May 13th, 2013|Black Hair, The "Study" Guide|46 Comments

Let's say that there really and truly is a national average of approximately 40% of Black women who don't work out because of their hair. Let's say that. Where does the conversation go from there?

12 04, 2013

Study: “There Are Good Foods And Bad Foods”

By | April 12th, 2013|Health and Health Care, The "Study" Guide|15 Comments

"The notion that it’s O.K. to eat everything in moderation is just an excuse to eat whatever you want."

9 01, 2013

More Studies Showing That Processed Food Is As Addictive As Cocaine

By | January 9th, 2013|The "Study" Guide|13 Comments

“The data is so overwhelming the field has to accept it... We are finding tremendous overlap between drugs in the brain and food in the brain.”

5 11, 2012

Black Women, Relaxers, The Uterine Fibroids Study, Early Puberty & Journalistic Credibility

By | November 5th, 2012|Black Hair, Standards of Black Beauty, The "Study" Guide|16 Comments

"...But my big take home message is that Black Media outlets have got to do better."

19 07, 2012

Is There Enough Fat-Shaming In The Black Community?

By | July 19th, 2012|The "Study" Guide|12 Comments

Apparently, y'all can't be made to give even a partial damn about "being fat."

6 04, 2012

Dr. Oz, Apple Juice, Arsenic and “Fear-Mongering”

By | April 6th, 2012|Health News, The "Study" Guide|13 Comments

On the apple juice dust-up with Dr. Oz, and why "fearmongering" is such an annoying phrase.