Categories Archives: Health & Beauty

Diabetes and Exercise.

It’s amazing how we are never too busy to help others. So why is it so difficult to stop long enough to help ourselves? There are so many women who suffer from type 2 Diabetes; more are affected than we will ever know. When was the last time you took th ...

Drinking Water to Beat the Heat.

As the weather gets warmer, drinking enough water is more important than ever. Now that we are entering summer and attending events in hot weather, there are some points that everyone should be aware of when out in hot, humid weather. Most of us are accus ...

Lupus Still Disparately Affects Black Women.

Many chronic diseases are the result of the body’s immune system mistakenly perceiving that the body is under attack from foreign bodies. A counterattack is then launched — an inflammatory response meant to vanquish the intruder. In reality, the i ...

Exercising with Arthritis.

Which of these excuses best describe yours? “My joints are feeling achy.” “My knees and hips feel stiff every morning.” “My legs just won’t let me get out of bed in the morning.” If there was ever a good excuse not to ...

Deliver Us From The Couch.

Are you a sedentary kind of busy lady? The risks of the “couch potato” mentality are far greater than weight gain. Research has proven that sedentary behavior can increase women’s risk for many diseases and possibly, early death. Sitting on ...

Understanding Blood Clots.

Up to 600,000 people in the United States are affected by venous thromboembolism each year, a disease that includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). 100,000 to 300,000 deaths from blood clots occur each year, which is greater than t ...

STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM WEIGHT LOSS.

Sooooo, busy ladies, I have a question. Do you just want to lose weight or do you want to lose the extra weight forever? It’s a fact that losing weight does take focus and devotion. It’s imperative that we remember that weight loss isn’t really a st ...

Changing the Color of What You Eat.

Busy ladies, have you ever just stopped and taken a close look at the variety of colors that the different fruits and veggies are that we should be consuming on a daily basis? Have you ever thought of how these colorful, strangely shaped, consumable objec ...