What factors causes obesity? Why does it affect so many African-American women? Experts at the Black Women’s Health Study work to answer these questions.
A research study for the Dove Campaign for Beauty found that 81 percent of U.S. women surveyed believe the media sets an unrealistic standard of beauty most women couldn’t ever achieve. But some Boston African-American women in plus-size fashion and business are challenging that thinking.
Take a look at ways one women chooses to fight against obesity