Health

For poor, black teenagers, depression symptoms are different, Rutgers study says

By Rita Giordano

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Black teenagers, especially those from low-income communities, express depressive symptoms differently from other demographic groups, according to new research that included young Philadelphia public housing residents. Read More

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Eat Your Stomach Flat

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Whenever I’m out anywhere and someone finds out I’m a personal trainer I get the exact same question, female or male, black or white, tall or short, they look down at their stomach, touch it with both hands and say “what can I do about this stomach?”  I always give the same answer, “Which stomach, I see two?”  A tight, flat, toned stomach comes about with the reduction of ones body fat percentage.  There are two critical keys to reducing your body fat and getting the stomach you want while still eating food. 
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Number of children who have died from flu-related causes rises to 84: CDC

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The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report. Read More

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Is There A Heart in The House…6 Healthy Heart Prevention Tips

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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February is national healthy heart month.  Chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease and stroke, because about 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 38 seconds.  About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.   Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  More than half of the deaths due to heart disease in 2009 were in men.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most ethnicities in the United States, including African Americans, Hispanics, and whites.  For American Indians or Alaska Natives and Asians or Pacific Islanders, heart disease is second only to cancer. Read More

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Benefits of The Daniel Fast

All About Daniel Fast

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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What Is a Fast?
Fasting is abstaining from something like food, drink or entertainment for a period of time to create some type of benefit in body, mind or spirit.
There are many types of fasts, which include:

  • Standard Fast (water only)
  • Absolute Fast (no water or food)
  • Partial Fast (restrict certain food and drink categories)
  • Intermittent Fast (only eating during a small daily window, for example: 1 p.m.–6 p.m.)

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Does a College Education Lead to Future Long-Term Health Problems for Some Blacks?

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A new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, and Northwestern University in Illinois, offers further evidence to the fact that college graduates enjoy healthier, longer lives compared with individuals who do not graduate from college. But the study finds that the health benefit of educational attainment is not as great for Blacks as it is for Whites Read More

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4 Food Swaps

2018 can be your healthiest year ever!

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Here are some simple swaps to deliciously shift your eating pattern away from the Wild Western Diet that is literally killing you on the daily: Read More

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How to Keep Your Fitness Program on Track in the New Year.

By: W. Eric Croomes

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(ThyBlackMan.com) The annual influx of people to the nation’s health clubs is just days away! Millions of people will use the excitement of a New Year to get the body of their dreams. Unfortunately, many people will fail in their endeavor simply because they didn’t have a well-devised fitness program. Read More

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