The Hype: My Story

The Hype “A TV show for,by, and about Young Women” is not just a show for young African-American women but ALL young women between the ages 14 and 25. I am an intern here at The Hype TV show and I have to say I love it so much! I’ve only been here for a couple of months and I have met some great and wonderful people and it is just amazing how comfortable I am with them. I’ve never heard of the Hype until I attended a show tapping.  I…

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Being Confident in your Own Skin

    Seeing how children view their bodies compared to adults in this video produced by the Jubilee Project, a group of individuals who believe that doing good is contagious, reminds us of how we once thought of ourselves.  Why does growing up mean we have to want to be skinnier, taller, prettier, or just plain different than we are.  Loving yourself doesn’t have mean you don’t exercise or try to eat healthy, but it does mean looking at your motives.  Remember to do these acts to better yourself because…

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Quick Fix Meals For the Broke College Student

Being a college student that is conscientious about what I eat has at times been difficult due to just how expensive eating healthy is. Thankfully I grew up loving to cook and bake, allowing me in these college years to understand the basics that have allowed me to experiment. I’ve listed below some of my go to recipes that have allowed me to eat healthy while still being on a budget.   Roasted Vegetables I love roasted vegetables I’ve found that so many vegetables taste delicious just by adding a…

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Eating Pizza Guilt Free

Eating pizza doesn’t have to be a guilty experience. By making pizza at home you can choose what goes into food. So next time you are feeling the urge for some pizza try one of these recipes rather than ordering out.   Every pizza starts with a crust. Rather than using a white dough recipe, using a whole-wheat crust can boost the health factor of your pie.   http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/whole-wheat-pizza-dough-recipe.html   Or if you are in a pinch and don’t have time to let your dough rise give, try using wheat…

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Flush It Out!

It’s summer! It’s the perfect time to cleanse your system of any toxins. Detox water is the perfect way to do just that. The health benefits are great and the fact that it tastes great is just a plus. Also, it’s easy and affordable. Watermelon, cucumber, lemon, lime, and mint leaves from your local grocery store or farmers market are all that’s needed.  And don’t forget the water! Watermelon and cucumber help the body flush out toxins. Lemon and lime aid to regulate the digestive system and mint leaves add…

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