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Whether rooted in the old "big boned" theory or a reluctance to work out for beauty sake, researchers say that black women's perception of obesity differs from that of white women. Tiffany L. Cox, and her team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute in Fargo, ND, and Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting in Durham, NC analyzed data between 2000 and 2010 and found that most obese women are dissatisfied with their quality of life when compared to women of "normal" weight, but black women report a higher quality of life than white women of the same weight.

Written by Kimberley Stakal We can talk all day about “eating in moderation,” but if what we’re eating in moderation consists of various foods that are nothing more than processed, bleached, preserved and sugared ingredients, we might as well just call it what it is: Gradual toxic food poisoning. If your diet consists of little […]

No matter what direction life takes you, there are always times when you have to make the transition from one environment to another. Whether you are trying to decompress on vacation after a long stint at work or are just getting back after time off, there is a lot to think about when changing one’s […]

Surveys consistently find that women read more books than men, especially fiction.When lists are created men and books are rarely in the same sentence. Today that changes! Here is a selection of 5  books that I think the guys out there will enjoy: The 21st Century Man, by L. W. Francisco III The 21st Century […]

I am delighted to bring you some of the highlights from Vanessa Williams being  honored with one of the the 2010 Muse Awards, from New York Women In Film And Television,  which took place on December 8th at the New York Hilton. The gala luncheon is the highlight of the holiday season in the entertainment […]