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Obesity among African American women

19 Dec

Check out this article from J.E. Ward a black woman who was once small and now has become bigger due to pregnancy and bad eating habits. She keeps it very real and talks about why black woman have issues with weight, why it’s accepted in black communities, and the real harm that being overweight is doing to black woman.

Read her article here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/obesity-among-african-american-women.html

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Vigorous exercise reduces breast cancer risk in African-American women

3 Oct

Vigorous exercise reduces breast cancer risk in African-American women

Viguorous exercise of more than two hours per week reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in postmenopausal African-American women by 64 percent.

 Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/10/vigorous-exercise-reduces-breast-cancer.html

73 year old Ernestine Sheperd working out and winning body building contest.

29 Apr

73 year old woman in better shape than most. At 73, Ernestine Shepherd is in better shape than most people decades her junior. Up at 3 a.m. every morning, she spends her days running, lifting weights and working out. Watch video of this amazing woman by using this link : http://aareports.com/2010/05/73-year-old-woman-working-out-and.html