So…What’s It Like To Be Black?

As a precocious black boy coming of age in Brooklyn, NY I sat in social studies class learning about the magnificent new world exploits of Europeans, the peaceful and earthy Native Americans, and the archetype black personalities to emulate, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and if my teacher was feeling radical that day, Malcolm X.  …

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The Benefits of Antioxidants

The word “antioxidants” has been thrown around a lot in recent years as an increasing number of people have become more curious about the kind of food they should eat to help decrease the likelihood of multiple kinds of cancers and heart disease. Frequently, health articles reference antioxidants as one of the “good” things in …

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Natural Ways To Help Boost Your Immune System

1) To get rid of a cold: Enoki, Shitake, and Oysters- all of these contain ergothioneine, important for its' antioxidant properties.  2) To balance out your hormones: The answer is simple: Avocados. Avocados are rich in amino acids and antioxidants that help your adrenals and balancing your hormones.  3) To get rid of the flu: Ginger! It …

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Read This And…Sleep

As a pre-health student you’re already studying to excess, sacrificing friendships, culture exploration, your sanity and sleep. Yet, did you realize an extra hour of sleep could change you? Modernity demands people transform into perpetual dynamos and consider sleep as a luxury. While in deep sleep your brain is moving memories from short-term storage into …

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