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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Turnip Greens As a child of the south this week’s super food is near and dear to my heart! Turnip greens are loaded with many different nutrients and their consumption can help prevent (and some even believe heal) a large variety of health conditions. This beautiful green leafy vegetable is an abundant source of vitamin…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Calf Liver Yep, you read that right. This week’s super food is actually of the red meat variety. Many liver lovers hold calf liver in very high regards for its abundance of nutrients and it’s very delicate taste and texture. This particular type of liver is less likely to have toxins, such as pesticides, hormones…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tips

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Avocados Most of us know that we can use pureed avocados combined with other foods (such as yogurt, coconut milk, etc) to get a great conditioning treatment for our hair. But what happens when you actually eat what is commonly called the alligator pear? Just as avocados greatly benefit the hair it also benefits the…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tips

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas) A super versatile legume, garbanzo beans are a noted ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian foods, such as hummus, falafels, and curries. When people think of garbanzos, they typically think of them as being tiny beige color peas, but in reality they are also black, green, red or brown. This tiny…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tips

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Yogurt Yogurt has to be one of the most easy and convenient healthiest foods. Its a quick easy snack that can easily be jazzed up with just about any fruit and fits nicely in a purse or lunch box. This week’s super food is loaded with probiotics to promote a healthy immune system (we have…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Super Food of the Week: Spinach Popeye hit the nail on the head with this super food. Although spinach won’t instantly make your muscles bulge, give you instant speed and bursts of energy to pound Brutus into the ground, this super food definitely packs some serious nutrients. Spinach is rich with at least 13 different flavanoids that functions as antioxidants…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Super Food of the Week- SALMON: Salmon is one super food that really packs a beauty punch. Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and this high-quality protein source is chuck full of vitamin B-12, iron and other body and hair healthy nutrients. The essential omega-3 fatty acids are needed to support scalp health and a deficiency can result in…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tips

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

After our interesting Food For Thought discussion on natural hair sparking healthier lifestyle choices, the lovely KinkySheaPT was inspired to volunteer her services to the CN.com community. Below she will tell you a bit about herself and how her weekly contributions to the site may help to improve your life! Hello Ladies! First let me say how excited I am…

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Natural Hair Food!

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

NaturallyLeslie is back and this time she’s talking health and beauty from the inside out! Being a busy and stressed young professional I sometimes get lazy and eat a bunch of junk. After reading this I am recommitting myself to eating better in addition to upping my gym regimen back to cardio 3-4 times a week and weights 2-3 times…

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While We’re on the Subject…

By Curly Nikki 48 Comments

of healthy insides and outsides, let’s post healthy lunch ideas for curlies on the go. This is an incredibly selfish post, because I’m the one that needs help!!! I’m revamping (for the umpteenth time) my diet for several reasons– 1. I have high cholesterol! The doc didn’t tell me that I needed to fast prior to him drawing my blood,…

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