Archive for February, 2009

High Blood Pressure? Cut The Ketchup
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High Blood Pressure? Cut The Ketchup

Photo by Ingorrr via Flickr Along with mayonnaise and mustard, ketchup (also known as tomato sauce, red sauce or Tommy sauce) is a popular condiment, especially in the United States. Most people adorn their hamburgers, fries, sandwiches, or grilled/fried meats with ketchup.  This condiment is also used as a base for other sauces.  You can […]

BH4BP #34 - Approach Your Weight The Right Way
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BH4BP #34 – Approach Your Weight The Right Way

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_34_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:33 — 10.1MB) Photo by Pink Sherbet via Flickr Our culture is obsessed with weight.  It seems that every person has a bathroom scale in their house and many people weigh themselves as part of their daily routine.  Any weight gain is perceived as a change for […]

Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster!
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Knowledge Is Power, Ignorance Is Disaster!

Photo by Stewart via Flickr Time and time again, I have heard people say that they don’t have the time or energy to do what it takes to be healthy. They complain that it is hard enough just going to work and taking care of their kids. And on top of that, they say, it’s […]

Blisters Are No Fun!
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Blisters Are No Fun!

Photo by Mauricio Pellegrinetti via Flickr Almost everyone has experienced the unpleasant sensation of foot blisters at one time or another.  They tend to occur at the heel or soles of the feet.  And wow can they be uncomfortable and even painful sometimes.  They can make walking a living nightmare.  If you put your body […]

BH4BP #33 - Being Healthy: Tee Morris's Journey
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BH4BP #33 – Being Healthy: Tee Morris’s Journey

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_33_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:18 — 20.9MB) This week we are going to do something different with the show.  A few weeks ago on Show #26, I talked about my journey to becoming healthier.  That show got a really positive response, so I thought that it would be interesting to all […]

Iceberg: Bad for the Titanic and for Your Salad
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Iceberg: Bad for the Titanic and for Your Salad

Photo by Geoff604 via Flickr Salads can be a highly nutritious meal, if you use the right ingredients.  But, if you are choosing iceberg lettuce to put in your salad, you are sinking the nutritional benefits that you would receive from selecting a different leafy green. Iceberg lettuce may be the most popular lettuce, but […]

Health and Valentine's: Don't Let Cupid Shoot You In the Foot!
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Health and Valentine’s: Don’t Let Cupid Shoot You In the Foot!

Photo by jsc via Flickr This year was going to be the year that you were going to lose some weight and get in shape.  Over the holidays you let yourself indulge in anything you wanted, knowing that the new year would be a fresh start.  So far this year, you have been really good.  […]

BH4BP #32 - Dealing With Stress: Part 2
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BH4BP #32 – Dealing With Stress: Part 2

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_32_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:25 — 12.0MB) Photo by HaPe Gera via Flickr Today’s episode is the second part of a two part series on stress. Last week on show #31, I discussed what stress is, how it effects our health, some unhealthy coping strategies and I covered the first of […]

Don't Pollute Your Air While Cleaning Your Floor
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Don’t Pollute Your Air While Cleaning Your Floor

Photo by C. Anderson via Flickr Oh, no!  Its time to clean the house again!  I am always surprised how quickly the bathrooms get dirty and dust accumulates on every surface in the house.  Like most people, I dislike the cleaning process, but do like having a clean house. Most of us are constantly striving […]

Exercise Programs: How to Go the Distance
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Exercise Programs: How to Go the Distance

Photo by TimWilson via Flickr The first few months of the year are always super busy at the gym. The place is jam packed with new people.  There are waits for aerobic equipment that make amusement park lines seem fast in comparison and sometimes it seems that all the weight equipment you want to use […]

BH4BP #31 - Dealing With Stress: Part 1
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BH4BP #31 – Dealing With Stress: Part 1

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_31_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:40 — 10.1MB) Photo by Y0si via Flickr Today’s episode is the first in a two part series about stress.  Now is an appropriate time for this topic because these are tough and stressful times for many people.  Unemployment is up, home foreclosures are high and the […]

Heartburn: A Burn You Don't Want to Feel!
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Heartburn: A Burn You Don’t Want to Feel!

Photo by Evil Erin via Flickr Heartburn?  Oh, no.  Not that again!  You just finished a big, tasty meal at your friends house and leaned back in your chair to relax and enjoy the rest of the evening.  Then you start feeling that burning pain under your breast bone, that is so uncomfortable that you […]