Archive for October, 2008

Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween!
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Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween!

Well, Halloween is here and, as we all know, it’s not just the kids that are tempted by “treats” and “tricked” into eating things that compromise their health. Don’t worry, I’m not advocating you forgo all those Halloween treats. I’m just advocating consumption of those delectable treats in moderation. The great thing about Halloween is that […]

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BH4BP #17 – To Supplement or Not to Supplement, That is the Question!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_17_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:54 — 14.4MB)Have you ever wondered whether you should take a dietary supplement and whether it is as effective as eating the food itself? This show is dedicated to discussing the issue of whether a pill a day can turn a poor diet into a healthy one. […]

Journaling to a Thinner You!
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Journaling to a Thinner You!

Photo by tsuacctnt via Flickr Having a hard time losing weight?  Feel like no matter what you do the pounds never come off?  If the answer is yes, then maybe it’s time to start a food journal. People have the best intentions. They work hard to reduce their calories and improve the quality of the […]

Want Something to Eat?
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Want Something to Eat?

Photo by oskay via Flickr If someone asks if you’re hungry and you have to think about it before answering, you’re probably not truly hungry. You’re not asking your stomach if it needs more food. You’re thinking about whether it can fit any more food. This happens to us all too often in our modern […]

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BH4BP #16 – Diet Myths and Podcast Award Finalist

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_16_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:49 — 13.0MB)First off, I want to start the show off by making a big announcement. Being Healthy for Busy People is a Podcast Award Finalist under the health category. Voting begins today and continues until November 6th. You will be able to vote daily. So, please […]

Popcorn, Get Your Popcorn Here!
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Popcorn, Get Your Popcorn Here!

Photo by Zanastardust via Flickr Fall weather is here and the nights are getting colder. It’s a perfect time to curl up on the couch, watch a movie from Netflix or Blockbuster and munch on some popcorn. The good news is that, if you are trying to be healthy, popcorn can be a fairly healthy […]

2008 Podcast Awards Finalist!
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2008 Podcast Awards Finalist!

Being Healthy for Busy People has been selected as a finalist for the 2008 Podcast Awards! I am really honored to have been chosen. Voting will be open to the public starting on October 23 and will run until November 6. You are allowed to vote once a day per IP address or per person. […]

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Talli interviewed on Erk Pod

I was interviewed on Tuesday, October 14th by Erk for the Erk Pod podcast. I really enjoyed being on the show and had a fun time being interviewed by Erk and discussing health issues with him. A couple of times we had a little trouble understanding each other because of Skype, but it is a […]

Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!
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Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!

Photo by Zanastardust via Flickr We all know that exercise is important, but today I want to talk about a different kind of exercise. We all need a regular regimen of exercise to keep our muscles in tip top shape. However, we can’t forget the most important muscle that we have. I’m talking about your […]

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BH4BP #15 – Trouble Sleeping?

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_15_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:11 — 13.9MB)Many of us have trouble getting a good night’s sleep and suffer from insomnia. In this show, I discuss in depth why sleep is important, how the sleep cycle works, the effects of being sleep deprived and the different levels of insomnia. I also go […]

How Much Exercise to Work Off That Pie?
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How Much Exercise to Work Off That Pie?

Photo by yoppy via Flickr A lot of people have been asking me how many calories they are burning doing certain exercises. Others have been asking me how many calories certain foods have. Well, I’ve listened and searched and found two exercise calculators that will answer some of your questions. First off, remember that when […]

Halloween: Trick or Treat Temptation
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Halloween: Trick or Treat Temptation

Photo by terren in Virginia via Flickr It’s that time of the year again. The holidays are starting, Halloween is just around the corner and our healthy diets are at risk of being sabotaged. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. We can emerge unscathed from this holiday season with a little thought and […]

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BH4BP #14 – Exercise Motivation and Injury Prevention

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_14_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:43 — 13.6MB)Why is it so hard for many of us to get motivated to exercise? In this week’s show, I explore that question in great depth. I discuss what motivation is, how attitude plays a role and what you can do to achieve a successful long-term […]

Miessence Personal Care Product Review
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Miessence Personal Care Product Review

A lot of mainstream cosmetics and personal body care products contain toxic ingredients that are harmful to our bodies. Some of these ingredients have been linked to cancer, birth defects and other medical conditions. Most people think they are safe because the government wouldn’t allow them on the market otherwise. Unfortunately, the truth is that […]

Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Halloween Treat
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Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Halloween Treat

Photo by dmodzelewski via Flickr The cool, crisp air outside is a sign that fall has arrived and summer has gone. The trees all know it, their leaves already turning from green to the vibrant red, yellow and brown that we all love to see every year. That means that Halloween is just around the […]

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