Foods High in Added Fats and Refined Carbs Are Like Cigarettes –

By Ashley Gearhardt, University of Michigan Millions of Americans each year try to cut on ultra-processed foods – industrial formulations that are typically high in added fat, refined carbohydrates, or both. Think cookies, cake, chips and pizza. For many, the desire to change what they eat is triggered by concerns about potentially life-threatening health conditions …

High Intensity Whole Body Program | FitnessRX for women

Scientific discoveries have shown that high-intensity training (HIIT) makes it possible to lose weight and improve muscle tone without spending hours in the gym. While this program is demanding and demanding, it will run your metabolic furnace to become a fat-burning dynamo. Monday 1. High-intensity, interval training on an elliptical trainer or stationary bike, 20-30 …

Racism is a Strong Factor in the High Premature Birth Rate of Black Women,

By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News Dr. The tipping point for Paula Braveman came when a long-time patient at a community clinic in San Francisco’s Mission District walked past the front desk and knocked on her office door to say goodbye. She said she would no longer come to the clinic because she could …

American Muslims at High Risk of Suicide – 20 Years After 9/11

By Amelia Noor-Oshiro, Johns Hopkins University This year, 9/11 is of dual significance to Americans nationwide. It is not only the 20th anniversary of the tragic events and loss of life since September 11, 2001, but also National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week. For American Muslims who are both victims increasing rates of Islamophobic violence and …