health

Make Your Dreams a Reality in Three Fearless Steps

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The Ah-ha moment finally hit, you have that nudge from your gut to get those goals rolling towards your dreams. In excitement, you start to write down plans, call up a few friends, and start implementing those ideas. Then something happens. There is that little voice that creeps in that brings everything to a screeching […]

Need Calcium? Try These Calcium Infused Greens

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If you need calcium but want to skip the dairy, these greens will do the trick. Some of us love our coffee creamers (more like chemicals), cheese, and yogurt, but did you know that dairy causes excess mucus? This eventually will build up in the intestines and harden. Dairy also creates digestive issues and this […]

Need An Extra Boost? Seeds That Will Supercharge Your Smoothies

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If you want an extra boost of nutritional goodies add some seeds to your smoothie. Mixed with fresh fruits and vegetables these great additions can give you many health benefits.  Chia Seeds This little seed is a nutritional powerhouse. Small and tasteless, Chia Seeds are known to have high levels of omega-3 and 6 fatty […]

What Is So Great About Almond Milk? Here Are 4 Reasons + An Easy DIY Recipe

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If you are looking for a dairy-free beverage to substitute your calcium intake, try almond milk. In addition to the many health benefits, it’s also easy to make on your own. You’ve probably seen many options for this healthy alternative on the shelves at the store, but these options can often come with many unnecessary additives. […]

Plant-Based Food with Protein to Add to Your Diet

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Asparagus This thin stalk of a vegetable has so many health benefits, it might be okay to indulge a little bit. Known to have approximately 3.08 grams of protein, it is also beneficial due to vitamin A, and K which collectively helps prevent osteoporosis, anti-aging, and aids with anti-inflammatory issues. Asparagus has a lot of […]

Quotes for You to Stay Focused Every Day

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There is nothing worse than a loss and/or lack of focus. We’ve all been there searching and scraping for something not sure what it is. When we start to attain focus, something shifts. The busyness of our mind releases, the searching for the next best thing ceases, and we realize what is important and focus on that. Although there […]

Step Up Your Game With Feng Shui

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When it comes to work and productivity, we are all a little off. It’s okay, be gentle with yourself, set a schedule and stick to it as much as possible, and create a daily task list. The next thing from doing the work is the environment you work in. Many of us are now working […]

Spices That Can Help Increase Your Metabolism

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Boost your metabolism the natural way with these wonderful spices. There are many creative ways to add them to your diet. Turmeric This spice is a cousin to ginger. The yellow pigment comes from a phytochemical called cumin. This decreases inflammation in the body. When inflammation is curbed, this improves the body’s reception to leptin, […]

Fall Superfoods That Will Keep You Healthy

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The crisp cool weather brings on the urge of comfort food. Try some healthy options. Here are some fall superfoods that will keep your taste buds satisfied and your body healthy. Ginger This spicy root has a warming effect and many benefits. When you consume ginger, it is known to help the absorption of essential […]

[WATCH] Guess Who’s Vegan In Hip Hop?

It’s time to get healthy by any means necessary and question the origins of what we put into our bodies. Veganism continues to rise in popularity as people of all ages vow to cut animal products from their diet. Traditionally, our eating habits are passed down from older family members who tend to have repeated […]

YouTube Adds Bedtime Reminder Feature

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Quarantine seems like a great time to fall into the rabbit hole of YouTube videos. This, of course, could lead to staying up late and looking at a screen longer. To help with this, YouTube has created a feature that reminds you when to go to bed. The feature will be available on the YouTube […]

HER Source Health And Beauty: Sea Moss

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Who knew that the ocean contained one of the most valuable yet affordable beauty items used from centuries ago—Sea Moss, nature’s collagen. The phrase ‘black don’t crack’ has been floating around for as long as I can remember.  It stems from an old legend that suggests African-American based skin produces less wrinkles than others because […]

Report: Rick Ross Had a Seizure Before a Recent Show in NYC

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A new report from Page Six reveals that Rick Ross quietly had another seizure last week. Before a performance at B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill in New York City last Monday, Rick Ross reportedly experienced trouble breathing backstage. Fans of the rapper had to wait an hour for the “B.M.F.” rapper to perform. Two […]

Monica Opens Up About Battling Endometriosis

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The legendary R&B singer Monica opens up about her recent experiences dealing with endometriosis. She shared that after being hospitalized numerous occasions for migraines, her ob/gyn Dr. Ceana Nazhat looked deeper into causes. After diagnosis, she went through a long 8-hour surgery to get the cysts, fibroids, and hernia removed. She told PEOPLE magazine about her […]

Taco Bell Is Now Considered One Of The Healthiest Fast-Food Chains In America

Lately, Taco Bell has been working towards a menu that offers healthier options. As of now there is a low-calorie “Fresco” menu, with a high-protein “Cantina” menu, and a vegetarian menu certified by the American Vegetarian Association. It might seem odd that such a restaurant offering Doritos on the menu is now labeled as one […]

Marijuana Could Contain The Cure To Alzheimer’s Disease

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According to a new study published in the Aging and Mechanisms of Disease journal on Friday [July 1], the active compound tetrahydrocannabinol also known as THC has the potential to cure Alzheimer’s Disease. The study concluded that the compound in conjunction with others found in marijuana can help with the removal of toxic proteins, amyloid beta, […]