Thick N Fit Sista of the Week: Kimora Lee Simmons

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This model chick is kind of thick. Kimora Lee Simmons, best known for her modeling career and here clothing line, Baby Phat, is this weeks Thick N Fit Pick.  She was formerly the… Continue reading

Sweet Green…or a beautiful nightmare? *Frozen Yogurt*

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During these next few hot summer months there are many ways to help you cool down. One way is by indulging yourself with some delicious frozen yogurt, or as I like to call… Continue reading

Depression and the Black Woman

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The myths and stigma that surround depression create needless pain and confusion, and can keep people from getting proper treatment. In the black community, that stigma is magnified. According to WomensENews.com, while an… Continue reading

April is National Pecan Month, who knew??

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April is nearly over but I just learned within the hour that its National Pecan Month! What better way to celebrate, than to highlight the weight loss benefits of pecans! Contrary to the widely held, but… Continue reading

Thick N Fit Sista of the Week: Jennifer Hudson

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It has been quite a weight loss journey for our next ThickNFit Sista of the Week. Recently named Weight Watchers’ newest spokesperson, Jennifer Hudson is inspiring black women everywhere to tighten up. A year after… Continue reading

Keepin’ It Real – Black Women & Eating Disorders

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Now, we like to keep things pretty light-hearted here at Think N Fit, but this is something which deserves mentioning. After all, fitness isn’t all about the physical body, it’s about maintaining your mental… Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Go Meatless for a Day

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 So I stumbled upon this really interesting article in the Huffington Post today. Basically it explains Meatless Monday, a public health initiative in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Meatess… Continue reading

Thick N Fit Sista of the Week: Amber Rose

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While her ethnicity is debatable, her Thick N Fit status is not.  This weeks Thick N Fit pick is non-other than Amber Rose.  Amber Rose is best known for being Kanye West’s side-piece,… Continue reading

Soda & Pizza Tax

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U.S researchers have suggested taxing soda and pizza in an attempt to help reduce obesity in American adults.  They estimated that an 18% tax on pizza and soda could push down calorie intake… Continue reading

Self-help treatment effective for binge eating, researchers say

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By Madison Park, CNN April 1, 2010 9:54 a.m. EDT Using a book about binge eating combined with sessions with a health educator was called effective in stopping the behavior. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Self-help… Continue reading