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Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death for African American Women. Here’s What We Should Know.

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By Erickka Sy Savané Do you know that Heart Disease aka Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among African American women? If not, it goes to show that we aren’t necessarily aware of our health issues, let alone what we can do about it. Sooooooo, with this being black history month the National Coalition for Women with Heart…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Beets Beets became popular thanks to all those legendary Russian centenarians. Beets, which are frequently consumed either pickled or in borscht, the traditional Russian soup, may be one reason behind their long and healthy lives. These colorful root vegetables contain power nutrient compounds that help protect against heart disease, birth defects and certain cancers, especially…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Cod The white, mild flavored flesh of cod is a wonderful substitute for meat protein with versatility making it easily adaptable to all methods of cooking. Cod is found in the cold, deep, Arctic waters, where they reproduce and grow. Cod is an excellent low-calorie source of protein yielding about 52% of the daily need…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Flaxseed With an abundance of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, the warm , earth and subtle nutty flavor of flaxseeds have become increasing popular in the diets of many health conscious consumers. Flaxseeds are available year round in the form of whole, ground, as well as in oil form. Flaxseeds are slightly larger than sesame…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Whole Wheat This week’s focus is on whole wheat. In its natural unrefined state, wheat features a host of important nutrients for your overall health and hair. So to receive benefit from the wholesomeness of wheat its important to choose wheat products made from whole wheat flour rather than those that are refined and stripped…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Green Tea The benefits of green tea for hair are widely talked about. We know that can stimulate hair growth and prevent hair loss with its powerful antioxidants. We also know that it can sooth dandruff and psoriasis by soothing the skin and reducing inflammation. We know that it strengthens and conditions as well as…

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