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SELF FINDING IN THE NEVER ENDING HAIR- Revolution

Black/African women, their hair and skin colour have been the most affected victims of white beauty standards. White bias about black women’s hair and skin colour reinforce the western perceptions that only straight silky hair and light skin are beautiful. Hair straightening and skin lightening products that are rigorously marketed to African/black women strongly reinforce the belief that hair cannot look so beautiful unless it looks straight and long. I

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Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

Follow our advice on healthy eating for vegetarians and vegans to ensure you have a balanced and varied diet. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you should eat a wide variety of foods and have a healthy balanced diet to ensure you get all the nutrients your body needs. Vegetarians and vegans don’t eat any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacea (such as crab or lobster) or animal by-products (such

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Uterine Fibroids

Dr. med. Judith Kouematchoua, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist based in Hamburg, answers questions on uterine fibroids, the most common benign tumor of the uterus and one leading cause for a hysterectomy, especially among black women. What is a fibroid? A uterine fibroid is the most common benign (not cancerous) tumor of the woman’s uterus (womb). It is typically discovered during a woman’s middle and later reproductive years (25-50). The growths are

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12 Reasons Why A Warm Lemon Juice In The Morning Is The New Coffee To Go!

 Lemon is an excellent and rich source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that protects the body against immune system deficiencies. Lemons contain pectin fiber which is very beneficial for colon health and also serves as a powerful antibacterial. It balances maintain the pH levels in the body. Having warm lemon juice early in the morning helps flush out toxins  and: It aids digestion and encourages the production of bile

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