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  • WHY FIBER IS KEY TO LOSING WEIGHT

    WHY FIBER IS KEY TO LOSING WEIGHT

    There are plenty of ways to lose weight. Some weight loss plans, like Body Complete RX  are healthy and effective. Others will just simply deprive you of your food and sanity. Regardless of how you lose weight, there are a few basics to keeping or maintaining that weight loss. One of the must haves in your diet is high fiber food choices. Fiber: The natural fat blocker Fiber has a very desirable or diet friendly effect on fat. During the digestive process, certain types of fiber, particularly soluble fiber, will bind to the bad fat or trans fat and carry it through the...

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  • GENETIC COUNSELORS OF COLOR TACKLE RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE

    GENETIC COUNSELORS OF COLOR TACKLE RACIAL DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE

    Altovise Ewing was a senior at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., when she first learned what a genetic counselor was. Although she had a strong interest in research, she suspected working in a lab wasn't for her — not enough social interaction. Then, when a genetic counselor came to her class as a guest lecturer, Ewing had what she recalls as a "lightbulb moment." Genetic counseling, she realized, would allow her to be immersed in the science but also interact with patients. And maybe, she thought, she'd be able to help address racial health disparities, too. That was 15 years...

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  • SHEEN INSTAGRAM BEAUTY TOUR: THE BODY COMPLETE KIT - #BODYGOALS FROM THE INSIDE OUT

    SHEEN INSTAGRAM BEAUTY TOUR: THE BODY COMPLETE KIT - #BODYGOALS FROM THE INSIDE OUT

    By Eartha Terrell | Beauty, Sheen Magazine | Top Story Sheen continues to welcome you along our journey as we search for the best up-and-coming beauty brands delivering high-quality products in hair, makeup and skincare. It’s inevitable, you’re scrolling through your timeline and see all these bikini-proof beach bodies with beautiful hair and perfect skin, and think to yourself, “She’s #bodygoals.” Social media has a way of inadvertently making us all feel a little insecure about ourselves and our bodies, but no worries, you’re not alone. Like many of us, Samia Gore struggled with self-esteem issues related directly to her body image and decide...

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  • YALE HAS A CLASS ON HAPPINESS AND YOU CAN TAKE IT (FOR FREE)

    YALE HAS A CLASS ON HAPPINESS AND YOU CAN TAKE IT (FOR FREE)

    When we were in college, we took such thrilling classes as microeconomics, geology and entry-level Italian.  Lucky for them, today’s students have a lot more options, as proven by Yale University’s super-popular class.....
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  • SELF CARE DURING THE OVERWHELMING HOLIDAY SEASON

    SELF CARE DURING THE OVERWHELMING HOLIDAY SEASON

    The Holiday Season can be a wonderful time of the year with the lovely decorations, exchanging of gifts, visiting with friends and family as well as the lovely meals. For many of us, the Holiday Season can also be quite overwhelming with all the added activities of this time of year such as decorating our homes, selecting, buying, wrapping and exchanging gifts with those in our lives and hosting our friends and family while we prepare multi-course elaborate meals! The question is, "What can we do to Overcome Overwhelm during the Holidays?" 1. Simplify Your Life Holidays that are full...

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  • MAKE YOURSELF A PRIORITY IN 2019!

    MAKE YOURSELF A PRIORITY IN 2019!

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    Many of us think of good self care in terms of nurturing strategies, like bubble baths and massages, a "quick fix" technique to undo the stress, worry, and tension that has accumulated. While things like bubble baths and massages might get rid of some immediate effects of stress, worry, and tension, they certainly cannot prevent us from reacting to the day to day events and situations in our lives that overwhelm us. What is Self Care? True self care is really more about PREVENTION than INTERVENTION. Let's take a look at intervention first. Intervention has to do with reacting to...

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