Health

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A piece of chocolate can do a body good…..Well if that piece is dark chocolate! The darker you go, the more benefits you get, so aim for a bar with at least 70% cacao. Milk chocolate has a lower percentage of cacao solids with higher sugar and fat content. White chocolate contains no cacao solids […]

via BlackDoctor: These men & woman are the hardest working people that i know…. Most people wouldn’t think twice about serving as a caregiver if someone they loved had the misfortune of developing a terminal illness or was left disabled after a severe accident or stroke. They take on that role wholeheartedly, but eventually, it […]

via BlackDoctor: Diabetes is a chronic disease that impacts millions of Americans, with the black community being at the highest risk. Research has found that 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes, which is a prolonged state of high blood sugar levels. While prediabetes isn’t quite diabetes, 70% of prediabetics go on to develop diabetes which […]

via BlackDoctor: Being old is a great blessing especially if your active….People over 60 are getting involved in many activities in their communities So don’t be a couch potato…Get Up And Move!! CLICK HERE to read story

via BlackDoctor: Even though her birthday is technically in May, Gladys Knight celebrated her landmark 75th birthday in October with a special party in Los Angeles. The seven-time Grammy winner was joined at Vibrato Grill Jazz by celebrity pals including David Foster and his new wife Katherine McPhee, LaToya Jackson and Terry Crews. Knight, who […]

via BlackDoctor: A new study proves that the old adage “use it or lose it” is definitely true when it comes to fitness. After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had: A decline in heart and lung health Increased waist circumference Greater body fat and liver fat Higher levels of insulin resistance […]

via BlackDoctor: A new study proves that the old adage “use it or lose it” is definitely true when it comes to fitness. After just two weeks of sedentary behavior, formerly fit people had: A decline in heart and lung health Increased waist circumference Greater body fat and liver fat Higher levels of insulin resistance […]

via BlackDoctor: Patti LaBelle, Auntie Patti, Ms. LaBelle, Lady Marmalade…whatever you want to call her, Patti’s name is synonymous with good music and big smiles. Born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards in Philadelphia on May 24, 1944, her career spans over a half of century with awards, critical acclaim and a string of hits. When Patti LaBelle learned […]

via BlackDoctor: Freddie Jackson is most known for his timeless hits such as You Are My Lady and Rock Me Tonight (For Old Time’s Sake). Most recently he’s been in the news and media for his drastic weight loss which sparked rumors as fans began to wonder and speculate about Freddie’s health. The good news is that he […]

via BlackDoctor: Yes, exercising can improve anyone’s health, but it’s especially valuable for people with diabetes. Exercise can be crucial for people with diabetes if they are also overweight, especially those with type 2 diabetes, whose weight is a likely contributor to their disease. Delaine Wright, a certified diabetes educator, an exercise physiologist, and a […]

via BlackDoctor: Ellen Ector, a 66-year-old mom of five and grandmother of four, is a health inspiration to thousands of people everywhere. After 20 years as a social worker, she decided to quit her job and pursue fitness training in 2009. “I said, ‘Either you’re gonna do this fitness thing or you’ll be working for someone […]