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How To Be More Mindful This Easter Weekend

Easter means many things. It is a reminder of the depths of God’s love. It is a reminder of what humanity means. It is a time to reflect on what it is to be human, to accept the beauty of being human, and to be more hopeful and compassionate as we look at the world, and others around, with renewed eyes and a refreshed sense of gratitude. 257 more words

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Indulge On Easter! But…

Easter is a day of celebration. Very often, the means of celebration involve savory foods and delectible treats.

…and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. You’re allowed to indulge….as long as you don’t go overboard. 295 more words

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FDA Warns Fibroid Procedure May Cause Cancer

In the United States, black women are two to three times more likely to have fibroids than white women.

These fibroids, which are noncancerous growths that develop on the smooth muscle tissue of the uterus, also occur more often, develop sooner, grow larger, and are more likely to cause severe pain in black women. 485 more words

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5 “Fatty” Foods You Should Be Eating

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it?

Both.

“Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts, MD, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence and author of How to Keep from Breaking Your Heart. 603 more words

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Build A Better Easter Basket

Easter will be here soon…you can tell by all the sweet goodies on display in most stores, bakeries and chocolate shops. All these delectable-looking options make it very hard to resist stuffing such smile-inspiring treats into your child’s Easter basket. 517 more words

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Alcohol, food , and longevity

Its always good to take a greater look on why we eat, drink and our health . It suddenly occur to me recently that people think they can eat loads of rubbish, refined sugar , then train . 207 more words

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Why Is Diabetes Improving For Whites, But Not For Blacks?

First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, according to a new study. 391 more words

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