The best snacks for people who are trying to lose weight

The following 6 foods will make your diet less difficult to be on.

Saving hearts and lives in the African-American community

Our heart is the engine that keeps our body running. That’s why problems with the heart—such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure or heart failure—can significantly impact a person’s well-being, and, at worst, be life-threatening.

Back pain? Look at your feet (here's why)

If you have pain or discomfort in your back, you might need to look down at your feet as the cause.

14 healthy ways to love yourself all year long

However you feel about the day of love, you can use the holiday as a much needed reminder to bask in some self love.

African American smokers Vs. white smokers -- Who are more likely to get diabetes?

The risk of diabetes is 77 percent higher among African Americans than among non-Hispanic white Americans, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control.

A 2-step routine to improve back pain

Looking to prevent back pain? A few basic exercises to stretch and strengthen your back and supporting muscles may help you find relief.


Dr. Jamie breaks down the secrets to a healthy detox.

5 signs you are not eating enough

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain weight or maintain your weight, there’s a lot of gray area surrounding whether you’re consuming enough calories.

Workout ready hairstyles

Vanity or health? Why do we struggle with this decision on a daily basis.

Coffee vs. Tea: Is one better for your health?

To some, coffee is somewhat of a life source – a morning cup of courage – to take on all that the day throws at us. For others, a simple cup of the tea variety is just what the doctor ...

The 6 worst diet quick fixes you need to quit in 2017

If you really want to drop the lbs this year, drop these shady health schemes.

Five tips to jump-start your workout in 2017

Don't fall off the wagon; use these suggestions to achieve your fitness goals in 2017.

7 ways to jumpstart your New Year's resolutions now!

The New Year is here, forcing us to reflect on the past year – the good, bad and the ugly. But, if we’re being honest, there’s no better day than today to take control of your life.

Your after-holiday detox plan

Christmas has come and gone and, if you’re anything like me, you’re wondering how to quickly shed the extra pounds acquired from eating leftovers throughout the weekend.

5 last minute holiday gift ideas

‘Tis the season! Christmas is tomorrow and some of us may still be scrambling for that last minute holiday gift.