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Study Finds It’s Harder for African-American Women to Lose Weight

Study Finds It's Harder for African-American Women to Lose Weight

If you’re an African-American woman struggling to lose weight, a new study shows that your troubles might not lie solely in your eating and exercise habits, but rather in your DNA. A report published in the International Journal of Obesity finds that African-American women lose less weight than their Caucasian counterparts, even with comparable dietary […]

Thigh Gap: The Latest Medically Unsafe Beauty Trend

Thigh Gap: The Latest Medically Unsafe Beauty Trend

Mind the gap. The latest beauty trend amongst teenage girls and young women around the globe is the desire to achieve a so-called “thigh gap,” a space between the upper thighs that’s visible even when standing with your legs straight and your knees together. It’s a rapidly growing fad that has inspired countless websites, how-to […]