Author page: Katarina Chambers

Probiotics, Why All the Buzz for Gut Health

Probiotics Get All the Buzz, but This Unsung Hero May Be More Effective for Gut Health  By KATHERINE CHANG  While many factors can make the difference between a happy gut and one that gives you major digestive drama, probiotics have gotten all the glitz and glory for boosting gut health. But there’s an unsung hero of balancing the gut microbiome that counts benefits such…

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Women Should Be Change Makers in Society

10 Reasons Women Should Become Agents of Change in Their Communities and Society at Large Women are capable and powerful change agents and great role models for future generations. BY ATHALIA MONAE As a woman, and after starting my journey to entrepreneurship, one of the questions I asked myself was, “what can I contribute to making a positive impact in society?” I…

5 Trailblazing Black Women in Sports

5 Trailblazing Black Women in Sports By Kelsey Erwin For centuries, sports have been dominated by men. However, in recent decades, female athletes have been breaking down the barriers of gender inequality and becoming some of the most famous names in their respective sports. Here are five famous black, female athletes that have made history. 1. Serena Williams Serena Williams is…

10 Top Women CEOs

10 Top Women CEOs These 10 women lead Fortune 500 companies By WENDY CONNETT It is often said that the glass ceiling in corporate boardrooms is still intact. However, a few cracks appear here and there. Though the number of women chief executive officers (CEOs) at the helm of the largest companies is still significantly lower than the number of men serving as CEOs, their…

How Healthy Is Popcorn?

How Healthy Is Popcorn? The snack can offer different nutrients like fiber and antioxidants. By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Though it’s usually considered a movie theater snack staple, popcorn is also seen as a good-for-you snack choice. But is popcorn actually healthy? The short answer is that it can be. Popcorn does have some potential health benefits like providing you with some vitamins and…

Sara Blakely: 7 Life Lessons from the Founder of SPANX

“Can you see my underwear?” It’s a question every woman has asked her friends at some point—one that Sara Blakely, billionaire, founder, and sole owner of shapewear empire, SPANX®, turned into a billion-dollar solution. As a matter of fact, in 2012, Forbes named Blakely as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. While it’s difficult to imagine the funny, vibrant, smart, and candid entrepreneur destined…

Why Are Women So Stressed?

Why Are Women So Stressed? The pressure’s on. How can you relieve it? By Marijke Vroomen Durning, R.N Mary Young, a certified mental health first-aid trainer in Georgia, lived life at full speed. She was an active woman who gave her all to her job and volunteer work at her church. Until one day, she couldn’t. “Looking at my Facebook memories, I…