5 Natural Tricks To Boost Your Metabolism and Improve Digestion


It’s no secret that our metabolisms begin to slow down as we get older.
But the truth is that this has more to do with our activity levels than it does our actual age.
Regular exercise is one of the best ways to maintain muscle mass and lower body fat in order to keep your metabolism at its highest.
However, aside from getting the recommended 30 minutes of exercise daily, there are other ways we can boost our metabolism and potentially improve digestion.

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Is Being A Vegetarian Bad For Your Hair?


by Mary Wolff
We all know the foods we eat play a role in how we feel, but they also play a role in how we look, too. When you aren’t getting the nutrients you need, the body will naturally shift focus to protecting other areas such as teeth and bones, before worrying about giving the leftover nutrients to external factors such as the skin or hair. Many people choose a vegetarian lifestyle for personal reasons such as not wanting to harm animals, for health reasons, or just as a preference for not eating meat in general. What effect does this have on your curls?  Is being a vegetarian bad for your hair? Let’s take a closer look at this topic to put your mind at ease.  

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Earlier this week, rapper, T-Hood, posted a video of actress, Maia Campbell, pumping his gas and saying she wanted some crack. In the video, Campbell is clearly missing a tooth and is barely dressed in a bra and spandex shorts.

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For Black Girls Tired Of Running Themselves Ragged


By Erickka Sy Savané
I've been thinking a lot lately about stress. First it was singer Brandy who recently collapsed on a plane due to the stress of traveling and working incessantly, says her publicist, and not long ago it was modelpreneur Tyra Banks who confessed that while she was at the height of her career, she was also exhausted and sad. Just today I saw a video that's been making the social media rounds of former ‘In The House’ actress Maia Campbell turning down LL Cool J’s request to get her help. It’s no secret that the once stunningly beautiful actress is addicted to drugs and in the footage she’s running a mile a minute. I couldn't help but wonder what will make her stop.
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5 Facts About Heart Disease That Every Black Person Should Know

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What would you say if someone told you, “You have a good heart!”

Would you feel good about yourself and say thank you?

Probably.

But what if?

One day, you went to the doctor and were told, “You have a bad heart.”

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Here Are 3 Benefits of Pampering Yourself


by Mary Wolff

It is important to take care of yourself. While you might spend a good amount of time taking care of your strands as a curly girl, what about the other important ways to treat yourself right? Well, let’s look at some of the benefits of pampering yourself.

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