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A Blueprint for Healthy Living (UPDATE)

By Curly Nikki 36 Comments

Due to the awesome response to Rex’s article, we’re thinking of starting a weekly or bi-weekly Q&A column! So if you have a question for him, email nikki@curlynikki.com using ‘PT REX’ as the subject line. I’ll pass them along to him and hopefully we can all get whipped into shape! Below, y’all asked if he could recommend a particular brand…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Sunflower Seeds Looking for a healthy snack? A handful of unsalted sunflower seeds will take care of your hunger, while also enhancing your health by providing significant amounts of vitamin E, magnesium and selenium. Sunflower seeds are available shelled, unshelled, salted and unsalted year round at your local supermarket. They have been used for more…

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Death to Sugar- Sugar and Your Health and Skin

By Curly Nikki 25 Comments

by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen.com I’m a sucker for chocolate, cake, brownies, cookies and those heavenly delicious Tahitian caramel chocolates at Trader Joe’s (why do you constantly tempt me?). Needless to say, my sweet tooth battles have fought against my better judgement only to arise the victor. While I love food, the creativity in it and the vast amount of…

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5 Mobile Apps You Need for Healthy Living

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by Sherrell Dorsey of Organic Beauty Vixen We all need a cheat sheet to stay disciplined about this whole eco-beauty and eco-living thing. While I get to spend most of my time researching new tips, advice and happenings in the world of beauty and the environment, it’s even exhausting for me to keep track of all of the tools, tips,…

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5 Great Ways to Get Active with Your Kids!

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by Sherrell Dorsey of Ogranic Beauty Vixen We know what the media says, that our kids our fat and we aren’t any better. Diabetes, obesity and our overall health are increasingly getting worse in this country. So let’s stand up to the statistics and work on living healthier, better and stronger lives for ourselves and for our children. Whether your…

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Brittle Nails? Make Them Stronger Naturally!

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by Sherrell Dorsey of Organic Beauty Vixen My nails are typically pretty long and strong but when my diet is off my nails are the first things to be affected. If your nails are constantly breaking, are weak, extremely dry or if you simply just took off your acrylics, build them back up with at home treatments and remedies. Here’s…

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The Benefits Of Biking With Curls

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by Barbara of Barbara Naturally Speaking Hi guys. Here’s a recent pic of me and my family enjoying our bikes. Bike riding is so much fun. It’s just as much fun for me and my hubby as it is for our children. This is a recent ride along Chicago’s lakefront, navy pier, and past Buckingham Fountain. The kids get to…

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Looking to Detox?- Bikram Yoga

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by Sherrell Dorsey of Organic Beauty Vixen A friend introduced me to Bikram Yoga back in December. I had no idea what I was in for. I walked into the smelly studio, found a place on the floor and was ready for a typical yoga experience: a lot of stretching, breathing and meditating. But as soon as the heaters came…

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