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3 10, 2014

A Black Girl’s Guide to Loose Skin During and After Weight Loss

By | October 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Food 101, The "Study" Guide, Tools For Weight Loss, What Are You Eating?|47 Comments

What causes loose skin, what makes it worse, and what makes it better, from a woman whose lost 170lbs.

31 08, 2014

Video Vault: What Does 2,000 Calories Look Like?

By | August 31st, 2014|Tools For Weight Loss, Video Vault, What Are You Eating?|8 Comments

It's very rare that we get to see, in all its glory, a real comparison of vegetables stacked up against our - ahem - normal fare.

19 08, 2014

Seven Foods You Should Never Eat

By | August 19th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|44 Comments

"We asked a simple question: 'What foods do you avoid?'"

11 08, 2014

Genetically Modified Foods: The World According To Monsanto

By | August 11th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|12 Comments

The beginning of a week's worth of discussion on genetically modified foods.

31 07, 2014

Store Sets Out to Only Sell Expired Food

By | July 31st, 2014|Health News, Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|14 Comments

Grocery store in Boston sells expired goods to patrons at discounted prices. Would you shop there?

31 07, 2014

Day 2: How Are YOU Doing Thus Far?

By | July 31st, 2014|Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|21 Comments

Yesterday, the 7 Day Challenge began. Women (and men) checking in from all over the place letting me know how they were faring on living their lives a little cleaner, a little leaner and a little greener. Now, it's time to let everyone else know how you're doing! Did you hit a road block? Did [...]

28 07, 2014

Ice Cream is Supposed to Melt…Guess Which Brand Doesn’t?

By | July 28th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|3 Comments

A local mom noticed an ice cream sandwich on their patio table hadn't fully melted -- even though it had been sitting out for 12 hours on an 80-degree day.

3 07, 2014

Supermarket Swindle: What’s In Your Greek Yogurt?

By | July 3rd, 2014|What Are You Eating?|22 Comments

Additives and fillers infiltrating the Greek yogurt market? We can't have that!

19 06, 2014

The Problem With Genetically Modified Foods

By | June 19th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

The trouble with having too much genetically modified food in your diet.

30 05, 2014

The Case Against Soft Drinks

By | May 30th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|22 Comments

Soda, pop, cold drink, fizzy pop: whatever you call it, I explain why it's best to avoid it.

29 05, 2014

Re-Thinking Fast Food: Reading What You’re Eating

By | May 29th, 2014|Conscious Consumerism, Fast Food, Video Vault, What Are You Eating?|11 Comments

Over the last year or so, It's been heavy on my heart to become more of a conscious shopper... an educated consumer, of sorts. What does that mean? It means trying to put an end to mindless shopping and spending, knowing what companies to whom you give your money, and making conscious decisions about what [...]

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 [...]

6 05, 2014

The Problem With Processed Foods, Part I: What Is Processed Food?

By | May 6th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|3 Comments

Part one of "The Problem With Processed Foods."

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

Do You Eat ‘Chitlins?’ No? Well…Do You Eat Hot Dogs?

By | April 7th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|21 Comments

If you eat hot dogs, you probably eat "chitlins," my dear. Find out why inside!

25 03, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Table Sugar

By | March 25th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

Is there a difference between high fructose corn syrup and table sugar? Well...

24 03, 2014

The Ancient Art of Snack-Fu

By | March 24th, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, What Are You Eating?|24 Comments

Yes... because it has truly become an art form for me. Trying to diagnose when I'm hungry - truly hungry, and not just craving something because of a memory or a scent - then slowly determining just how hungry I am followed up with finding the proper item to feed my hunger? Yeah, that's an [...]

13 02, 2014

My Personal Guide To Getting Through The Holidays

By | February 13th, 2014|Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss, What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

I'm not gonna lie — I hate this time of year. Sure, I love the family gatherings, the reminiscing, and the making of new memories... but damn, can we do it without it surrounding food? It takes a giant pot luck holiday and the promise of a full tummy to bring everyone together? Cold game! [...]

28 01, 2014

The Case Against Diet Soda (And Aspartame… And Splenda.. And….)

By | January 28th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|70 Comments

The interesting thing, really, was the number of people who admitted to drinking diet soda. Well...

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..."