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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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#ThxBirthControl: The Choices We Make

At 16, most of us weren’t ready to have a baby. Nor were we ready at 18. Or 19. Or even 25. Or even right now. Some of us are ...

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5 Weight Lifting Benefits For Women

Unfortunately, some women shy away from lifting weights because of the misconception that it basically means sacrificing their soft, feminine curves for bulky muscles and an overall masculine appearance. ...

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Self-Confidence Check, 1, 2, 1, 2

The other night I was watching the final episode of "Project Runway" and one of the female finalists said, "It's OK to be confident." She said this as if she were ...

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Reported Ebola Cases Increase to 13,703, WHO reports

Although, the number of new Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia, the epidemic is far from over. World Health Organisation (WHO) is now reporting the number of reported ...

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Fat vs. Thick: A New Drake Lyric Sparks an Old Debate

Both Drake and Lil' Wayne make guest appearances on "Only," Nicki Minaj's latest track. But it's Drake's line about BBW - that would be Big Beautiful Woman - that has ...

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Weight loss

Food Heaven Made Easy: “5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight”

How many of you would agree that losing weight is hard to do? Sure, calories in have to be less than energy out, but sometimes there is more to that equation. It’s easy to make mistakes that unknowingly hinder us from achieving our weight loss goals. In our latest video, we...

Mirror, Mirror: The Weight Loss Lies We Tell Ourselves

I blinked a couple times in disbelief, jiggling the sliding weight marker on the old school scale in the corner of the YMCA. An inch to the right or left, and it would clank down, but the weight it was balanced on couldn’t be right,...

Must See: Woman Filmed 100 Days of Workouts, Found Self-Love

It’s the New Year and you know what that means: People all over the world are trying to drop those unwanted pounds. While many get discouraged by March, LaKeisha Shurn decided to stick to her healthy new habit by putting herself on blast. Shurn signed up...

Scientists Weigh In On The Metabolic Differences Between Black & White Women’s Bodies

My white girlfriend and I used to be workout partners. We did the same workout day in and day out. Pretty much stuck to the same eating habits, but weight was dropping off her quicker, and I couldn’t understand why.  At one workout session we...

Octavia Spencer Shows Off 20 Pound Weight Loss: “I Want To Be The Healthiest I Can Be”

If news that Octavia Spencer has lost 20 pounds and is now the spokesperson for Sensa, it shouldn’t. Though the Oscar Award-winning actress flaunts her weight loss in a new video for Sensa, a dieting product designed to decrease appetite, she still claims her goal...