Rachel Hazen

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Why The Gender Leadership Gap Is So Much Worse For Women Of Color

For black, Hispanic, and Asian women, negative stereotypes and unconscious bias have widened the gender gap.<p>“From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, from universities to the courts, from religious institutions to philanthropic organizations, men are simply much more likely than women to …

Women of Color

Experts question claim race discrimination costs economy $44 billion

Questions and criticisms have been raised over the findings of a study that placed the cost of racial discrimination at $44.9 billion.<p>The study, …

Food labels should include exercise needed to burn off calories, U.K. researchers suggest

More than two-thirds of people in the U.K. are either overweight or obese, and Shirley Cramer is hoping to curb that trend.<p>Front of pack symbols …

Something we have no control over could be playing a huge role in weight gain

America's waistlines are getting thicker, and it's not simply because we're choosing to pile our plates with more food.<p>Rather, the baseline portion sizes of our snacks and meals have ballooned — and so have the plates and cups we serve them on.<p>The average size of many of our foods, be they from …

Nutrition

Closing the gender gap could grow the economy by $2.1 trillion

Want to grow the economy? Want to boost your company's bottom line? Hire more women and make it easier for them and for men to work full-time while balancing family commitments.<p>That's just one key takeaway from a McKinsey Global Institute report released Thursday.<p>The report -- called The Power of …

Gender Equality

Why Low-Sugar Sweets Needn’t Be an Oxymoron

Life without dessert? Unthinkable. These recipes for coconut chiffon cake, strawberry cream cheese fool, ’breakfast cookies’ and cherry-walnut granola deliver all the flavor but much less sugar. You won’t miss it.<p>By<p>Jane Black<p><b>WHAT’S A SWEET</b> tooth to do? Sugar has become the new demonized ingredient …

Dessert

‘Sugar is in everything’: CEOs call for better food labelling

Two Canadian business leaders want the country's food industry to use more transparent labels so Canadians know just how much sugar they're consuming.<p>Indigo's CEO and the former CEO of Lululemon are making sugar one of their main targets as they fight to change industry standards.<p>Sugar is the …

Millennials have taken the heartbreak out of the long distance relationship

Long distance relationships are challenging. But, before smartphones and social media, long-distance relationships (LDRs) were even more …

Suffer from asthma? Eating these foods could help

Leading asthma charity Asthma UK has cautiously welcomed new research that shows children of mothers who eat salmon during pregnancy are up to five times less likely to develop asthma by the age of three.<p>The study by Southampton University has raised new hopes that diet might play a key role in …

The World Is Getting Fatter and No One Knows How to Stop It

By John Tozzi and Jeremy Scott Diamond<p>April 6, 2016<p>Global obesity is on the rise<p>Humanity is putting on weight. Across the globe, in wealthy countries …

Obesity Trends in the U.S. Reflect a Global Epidemic

Over the past 40 years the world’s population has gotten about 1.5 kilograms heavier each year, leading to an obesity epidemic. According to a study …

The Reason Why You're Always Tired Even If You've Got Enough Sleep

The Reason Why You’re Always Tired Even If You’ve Got Enough Sleep<p>Jenny Marchal<p>Freelance Writer Read full profile<p>Tiredness can be a symptom of modern …

Wellness

Is food the cure for a food allergy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> One bite can be enough to cause symptoms such as itching, vomiting, diarrhea, or a tightening of the throat -- the tell-tale signs of an allergy.<p>Food allergies have been on the rise in recent years and are currently estimated to affect up to eight percent of children worldwide, according to …

New food labels show how much you need to exercise to burn off calories

If you knew you’d have to work out for an hour after eating 2 slices of pizza, would you still chow down? British researchers think you wouldn’t. Since calorie counts on food packaging haven’t stopped us from getting fatter, they’re proposing exercise labels on food packages like chocolate, soda …