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Are You A Food Addict?

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen When you hear that a person is an addict, you might think of a toothless, scratching, shivering, hunched over person that makes you want to cross the street when you see them. I am a food addict and no one would picture my face when we talk about food addiction.…

Chew On This: How to Chew Properly

By Mr. Health and Wellness Does anyone ever pay attention to how much food they actually put into their mouths during the eating process? Though the number of chews may vary depending on the type of food, as we unconsciously devour, we cause added stress to our digestive systems.…

Create A Home Gym + Workouts

  By Elizabeth Colen There are four items you should have to get a whole body workout at home. These items can be relatively inexpensive and help you create a  Equipment: Resistance bands with or without handles – You can get resistance bands from anywhere and most likely you already have one at home.…

Chefs Making Their Mark in Culinary Arts

By Jimese Orange With social media hashtags such as #blackowned, #buyblack and #blackbusiness trending, it’s easier than ever for potential customers to find and support local businesses and recycle dollars within the community, especially during the holiday season. In the culinary arts and local food scene, chefs are connecting with and servicing customers in unconventional ways, beyond the usual restaurant venture.…

Eat Right for Healthy Sight

By Paula Newsome The start of a new year signals the grace of do-overs and fresh starts. Now is the perfect time to get the family back on track with proper nutrition for a lifetime of good vision. Our sight is one of the body’s five senses, and being able to see well is critical to taking in information.…

One Hard Lesson

In my 20s, buying Coach handbags, Nine West shoes and Bulova watches made me happy. I had to be the first woman in my crew with the latest trend. When I was happy, I shopped. When I wasn’t happy, I shopped.…

Lessons From My Mother

By Christina Christian My mother use to say “You must do better than I did.” As I reflect on my mother’s use of this expression, it was evident that the pain and struggle of her own experience was one that she did not want her children to know.…