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What is the proper etiquette to show your date that you're an attractive and confident woman?

When you go on a date with a new man, you must be confident and show him that you are an attractive woman. This can be done with a smile and politeness.

 The proper etiquette to show a date that you are an attractive and confident woman is to smile and be polite. If they are not paying attention to you, it is okay if you touch their hand or palm. If they feel uncomfortable with your touch, just stop t

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Temperatures have cooled drastically in Los Angeles over the past few days, with unseasonable rain and cold nights conjuring up thoughts of the coming holidays and, as has been the case the past two years, fears of a coming Covid wave.

“We’re really at a point that may be a crossroads here. As we’re entering into the cooler months, we are starting to see the emergence of sublineage variants of omicron,” White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said on the Conversations on Health Care radio s

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14 Habits To Live A Wonderful Life

Positive habits are powerful tools. They allow you to accomplish meaningful tasks with little thought or motivation required. With the right set of habits, you can accomplish nearly anything and be on autopilot much of the time.


Those people that put forth herculean effort are admired by our society. We love the runner that crawls the last mile of a marathon. However, a surer path to success is to do the necessary things each and every day. A little each day adds up to a lot.


See how your ha

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Most Black women can remember being told at an early age that our hair is our crown and glory. We learn to center our very existence based on what our hair looks like and how others perceive it. Of the many spaces we occupy, our hair represents points of joy and trauma. Nonetheless, throughout history, Black women have never allowed other people’s expectations to define our one-of-a-kind style.

Executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Michaela Angela Davis, The Hair Tale

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Types of Recommended Food

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. To top things off you can eat right and exercise regularly to achieve a well-balanced healthy mind and body. Consuming food from a wide variety of sources helps maintain a healthy and interesting  diet and ensure your body has the nutrients it needs to help reduce the risk of disease. 

The Best Food Choices 


Vegetables are useful in reducing weight diet as they provide bulk and give a feeling of being “full”. And fur

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It is a simple visual guide designed to make eating healthy  easier. Food that contains the same type of nutrients are grouped together on each of the shelves of the Food Pyramid. This gives you a choice of different food from which to choose a healthy diet.  

Healthy eating is about getting the correct amount of nutrients – fat, carbohydrates, protein vitamins and minerals you need to maintain  good health. Using a food pyramid as a tool to follow different  dietary guidelines is a good start

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Alkaline Food VS Acidic Food

Food can be classified into two groups namely the acidic food  group and the alkaline food group. These foods are categorized as  such because they affect the urine pH level when they are  consumed. Our body's acid-alkaline balance, also known as pH, can affect our overall well-being.  

Whatever food we consume, once it enters into our body, it will undergo processing and becomes acidic. Too much acid consumption can deplete the minerals in our body, thus growing the risk of heart disease, kidne

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Benefits In Eating Healthy

Why do you need to eat healthy food? I’ll tell you the reasons WHY… After all, why would you commit your life to eating healthy if you don’t even know your ‘WHY’? Make sense? 

Well… Eating nutritiously is one of the most important things you can do to enhance and maintain your health. 

What you eat has a great impact on the way your body functions. It all comes down to the type of food as well as the amount of food you consume.  

Eating a healthy diet affects your body in a positive way. You'll 

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The Importance Of A Positive Mindset

Mindset plays the biggest role in determining your actions. Your mindset is the fuel to your actions. When you feel good about yourself, you will look good.  

You might not be good enough now but don't worry...Don't beat yourself up. All you have to do is to keep a positive mindset. 

Look into the mirror and tell yourself, “I look good”. 

“And, I will look even better from now onward. I just need to eat  and live healthy.” 

Looking good increases your self-esteem. And what’s most important is yo

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A healthy diet is important for a well-functioning body. However, it isn't as restrictive or as confusing as people imagine. Food is the source of energy that we consume to provide nutritional support, and has a direct impact on our cognitive performance in every stage of life. 

Your food choices each day affect your overall health and well-being. It has a significant impact on your mood and mental health. Hence, the type and amount of food you consume has a  major impact on your body. 


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Wouldn’t you like to find the perfect remedy for your skin? You probably feel like many other women when it comes to skin care products. Everything you try off the shelf fails to deliver. And you find that out after you spend a big chunk of money. So if you’re ready to adopt a skin care budget, you'll want to find an affordable and effective remedy.


Expect to see flawless skin in a matter of weeks with this miracle routine:


1. Use a daily face wash. Once you've identified your skin type, inv

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Quick Easy Delicious Healthy Summer Desserts

by Tonja Taylor  



If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.--James 1:5, KJV

Through the years, the LORD has helped me and my husband desire to eat healthier. This is wisdom, and He inspired us to ask Him to teach us to eat better. He has been faithful to do that!

I really like ice cream, and I used to buy a lot of it. Then I started feeling unwell, from eating so

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Make Your Own Organic Lemonade

by Tonja Taylor  



Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!--Psalm 34:8, ESV

I really like lemonade, but I avoid what I call "secular sugar," which is the white table sugar that tastes really good, but can have very negative effects on the body, for reasons I will not go into here.

Even before I started training to become a certified healthy coach, the LORD taught me to use organic sugar if I was going to use anything. 

He also introduced me to orga

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by Tonja Taylor  



If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.--James 1:5, KJV

Through the years, the LORD has helped me and my husband desire to eat healthier. This is wisdom, and He inspired us to ask Him to teach us to eat better. He has been faithful to do that!

I really like ice cream, and I used to buy a lot of it. Then I started feeling unwell, from eating so much "secular" (read: white, processed, blea

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Do you want to live healthier, but you think it’s too expensive? According to a recent survey, finances are a major obstacle for many adults trying to shape up.


Almost 60% of Americans say that the high cost of health and wellness is a major barrier to living a healthy lifestyle, according to OnePoll, a marketing research company. The figure rises to 68% for those who live in cities.


Smart home gym equipment and meal subscription boxes could cost you thousands of dollars a year. However, th

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By PamFord Davis  
6/07/2022 / Devotionals

Are you walking your way to physical fitness on a treadmill?

Maybe you’re pedaling off pounds on a stationary bike.

Exercise requires determination and diligence.

I want to be spiritually fit; don’t you?

I’ve remembered an acrostic once shared by Beverly Chesser (on her Beverly Exercise TV program).




Beverly stressed the important of frequency (consistency) in any exercise goal and routine. If it’s hit an

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Antioxidants are all the rage today. And, justiably so. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which cause cell damage, which ultimately can lead to diseases of the heart and cancer. It seems everywhere you go it's blueberry this and blueberry that. You have your choice of wild blueberry juice, blueberry pomegranate juice, blueberry-cranberry juice and so on and so on. 

Now, don’t get me wrong. I love blueberries. But, in our rush to embrace the latest antioxidant food craze (blueberries, cr

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A whole grain is a grain that consists of all of the original components that were present when it was growing in the field. Refined grains, on the other hand, have had some of the components removed to give them a better texture and a longer shelf life.

These refined grains are more commonly used and find their way into our diets more often. However, recent studies indicate that it may be best to skip refined grains altogether, in favor of the whole grain alternatives.

Parts of a Grain

Grain be

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