Recent Health & Fitness Articles
Dr. Doyin Oluwole: a woman with a purpose to help others
Dr. Doyin Oluwole experienced the miracle of life as a young girl in Nigeria. Her mother was trained as a midwife by an American missionary and worked at a private facility behind her home, where she took care of children and delivered babies in a small clinic.
Skincare problems increase during times of stress
As the school year winds down, the temperature kicks up and the stress of finals looms ahead, it can only mean one thing: skin problems. For college students, the end of the semester creates the “perfect storm” for skin issues. From acne and irritation to dryness and blemishes, having an uncontrollable imperfection just adds to this end of the semester stress.
"Drunkorexic" men and women drink to lose weight
“Drunkorexia” is a media coined term that is only a few years old. The word is used to define young women and men who don’t eat during the day in order to binge drink that night in hopes that they won’t gain weight. In simpler terms, it is a combination of eating disorders and alcoholism.
Sleep proves to be a key factor in weight loss efforts
The secret to losing weight might be easier than you think – and something you are already doing. Many believe that the only necessary factors to shedding pounds are eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly, however there is another important influence that often gets undermined.
Eating disorder epidemic spreads in the U.S.
In 2011, American Idol star and Oscar winning actress, Jennifer Hudson shed a shocking 80 pounds off of her plus size frame. Becoming a spokesperson for Weight Watchers, Hudson flaunted her slim figure and encouraged the public to follow in her footsteps.
Juice cleansing now one of most popular diets
Now that spring is fully in session and the weather calls for swimsuits and light clothing, people all over desire to look their best and cleanse their systems. With this comes the push to head to the gym, eat healthy and start juice cleanses. Juice cleanses have received major attention in the media once celebrities such as Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr and “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively swore by them.