Archive for January, 2009

Bübi Baby Butter a Perfect Choice for Your Baby!
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Bübi Baby Butter a Perfect Choice for Your Baby!

I was introduced to bübi baby butter two months ago by Vanessa Kemp, owner of Love TIA.  It was perfect timing, because I was in the process of looking for a better diaper cream for my son, who was 9 months old at the time.  He was getting frequent diaper rashes and the products that […]

BH4BP #30 - Beef or Mock Meat: What's for Dinner?
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BH4BP #30 – Beef or Mock Meat: What’s for Dinner?

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_30_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:00 — 11.1MB) Photo by VirtualErn via Flickr I know it seems like everywhere you go, people are telling you the healthiest thing you can do is to go vegetarian. I also know that many of you enjoy a nice, juicy steak or hamburger once in a […]

Peppers: Hot and Healthy
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Peppers: Hot and Healthy

Photo by Darwin Bell via Flickr One time, back when I used to live in the Seattle area, I went to a popular lunch spot in Bellevue called Dixie’s.  It was a southern BBQ restaurant (not healthy mind you) that looked like it might have been an automotive shop before.  What made this place special […]

Know Your Fats
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Know Your Fats

Photo by Voedingscentrum via Flickr Fat?  Not that word again! The word fat has such a bad connotation. Many people think of fat only as the cause of obesity, clogged arteries, heart disease and many other medical problems.  While that’s all true, it’s too simplistic of a view. Too much fat is bad for you.  […]

BH4BP #29 - Running: The Gold Standard of Exercise
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BH4BP #29 – Running: The Gold Standard of Exercise

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_29_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:58 — 11.0MB) Today I would like to talk about a subject that is dear to my heart.  That’s right, running.  Both my dad and mom were runners.  They got me started competing in track when I was in elementary school and I have been running ever […]

Food Labels: It Looks Good, But What's Inside
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Food Labels: It Looks Good, But What’s Inside

Photo by oskay via Flickr When many of us go grocery shopping, our purchases are driven by our senses.  We shop by what looks good at the moment, instead of considering what is inside the product.  If an item looks or smells good, it often ends up in the basket.  But, for those of us […]

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away
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An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Photo by YO$HIMI via Flickr Whenever you feel the urge for something sweet, don’t reach for that plate of cookies or brownies.  Reach for an apple instead.  Eating an apple will not only satisfy your sweet tooth and make you feel full, but it is also much more nutritious.  Both your taste buds and body […]

BH4BP #28 - Food Tips For Frequent Restaurant Diners
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BH4BP #28 – Food Tips For Frequent Restaurant Diners

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_28_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:48 — 13.7MB) Photo by moriza via Flickr A lot of people either don’t like to or feel they don’t have the time to cook or wash dishes.  After a busy day at work followed by taking the kids to all their activities, the thought of cooking […]

Eggs: Color Doesn't Matter
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Eggs: Color Doesn’t Matter

Photo by woodleywonderworks via Flickr Whenever I go to the grocery store, I buy organic, free-range eggs. No matter where I get them, the eggs are always brown. The non-organic eggs tend to be white. I’ve always heard that brown eggs are healthier than white eggs. I know that the chickens that supply my eggs […]

Blueberries: Tiny Berries, Big Benefits
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Blueberries: Tiny Berries, Big Benefits

Photo by sub_lime79 via Flickr Almost every morning, I eat steel cut oatmeal with a handful of blueberries for breakfast.  I am a big fan of blueberries.  They add a lot to my breakfast.  They make my breakfast taste great because they’re mildly sweet and flavorful.  Plus, they are bursting with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, […]

BH4BP #27 - A Little Exercise, A Longer Life
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BH4BP #27 – A Little Exercise, A Longer Life

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_27_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:19 — 11.3MB) Photo by filtran via Flickr Many people out there are always searching for the fountain of youth. They’re looking for ways that they can stay young, stop the aging process or prevent disease. Americans spend billions of dollars every year on magic potions, miracle […]

Houseplants: Fresh Air From a Pot!
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Houseplants: Fresh Air From a Pot!

Photo by madaise via Flickr During the winter months, when it is really cold outside, most of us don’t want to open our windows to get some fresh air.  Doing that would make us cold and uncomfortable.  Instead, we invest our money in storm windows, weather stripping and sealers to make sure that no heat […]

Here's Your Glass of Water. Drink Up!
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Here’s Your Glass of Water. Drink Up!

Photo by Snap via Flickr There are many things that we want in life, but only a few things that we actually need. Water is one of those things that we need for survival. We can only live a few days without it. If our bodies don’t get enough water, they won’t function properly. The […]

BH4BP #26 - Being Healthy: Talli's Journey
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BH4BP #26 – Being Healthy: Talli’s Journey

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_26_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:24 — 14.1MB) Happy New Year, everyone! This podcast comes out on New Year’s Day, which is the time of year when many of us reflect on the year that has passed and make our resolutions for the year ahead. Since the journey to being healthier seems […]