African American Women And Heart Disease

Heart disease & stroke is the No. 1 killer in women, and stroke disproportionately affects African-Americans. Importantly, African-American women are less likely than Caucasian women to be aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death. Diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, physical inactivity, obesity and a family history of heart disease are all greatly prevalent among African-Americans and are major risk factors … Continue reading African American Women And Heart Disease

How To Keep That New Years Resolution Diet

It’s the beginning of a New Year and most people make New Year’s resolutions with losing weight being the top New Year’s resolution. We’ve found some great tips on keeping that weight loss resolution!      Tip No. 1: Drink plenty of water or other calorie-free beverages. Before you tear into that bag of potato chips, drink a glass of water first. People sometimes confuse … Continue reading How To Keep That New Years Resolution Diet

Wellness

Wellness Midlife eating disorders In June 2012 the prestigious International Journal of Eating Disorders published the results of a seminal study on the prevalence of eating disorders in midlife and beyond. 5 Signs You May Have an Eating Disorder You make yourself vomit because you feel uncomfortably full. You worry that you have lost control over how much you eat. You’ve lost more than 14 … Continue reading Wellness

Hair Growth and Healthy Diet and Exercise

Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, meats, and fish. Diet may seem unrelated to your hair, but it makes a huge difference. Diet also has the added benefit of improving your body at the same time. Since hair is made of protein, make sure you’re getting plenty of protein in your diet. People who suffer from anorexia nervosa or those who undergo extreme weight-loss programs will … Continue reading Hair Growth and Healthy Diet and Exercise