Archive for March, 2009

For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!
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For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!

Photo by indywriter via Flickr Are you bored with your exercise routine? Do you dread the workouts you used to enjoy? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then it is time to spice up your workout sessions with a little cross-training. Variety is the spice of life after all! So, what is […]

What's Shaking? Less Salt!
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What’s Shaking? Less Salt!

Thinking about cutting back your salt intake?  Worried about your blood pressure?  Has your doctor suggested that you cut back your salt intake as a health precaution?  Even though you know it might be the right thing to do, you might be hesitant.  You might be afraid your food will be bland and tasteless with […]

BH4BP #38 - Memory: Maintain Your Mental Might!
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BH4BP #38 – Memory: Maintain Your Mental Might!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_38_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:46 — 10.9MB) Photo by dbking via Flickr In some ways, your brain functions like a muscle.  If you don’t use it, you lose it.  If you train it though, it works better.  The more you challenge your brain, the better you are able to process and […]

I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips
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I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips

Most people have experienced some kind of back pain at least once in their life.  Fortunately, for most people, back pain comes and goes within a few weeks and is not that serious.  But once you have experienced back pain, you have a higher chance of recurrence and an increased possibility of greater pain. Back […]

Don't Judge a Bread by Its Color!
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Don’t Judge a Bread by Its Color!

Photo by Gabriel Pevide via Flickr Bread is a staple food that most of us eat in some form or another each day.  That could be toast for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch or a piece of bread to accompany our soup at dinner.  But when we try to lose weight, bread is one of […]

BH4BP #37 - What's Up With My Memory?
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BH4BP #37 – What’s Up With My Memory?

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_37_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:00 — 10.4MB) Photo by Brian Hillegas via Flickr If you’ve ever forgotten where you put your keys, couldn’t remember the name of a movie or walked into a room and for the life of you couldn’t remember why you were there, this is the episode for […]

Dried Fruit: What to Watch For
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Dried Fruit: What to Watch For

Photo by babbagecabbage Sometimes the fresh fruit that we want to eat is unavailable where we live, out of season, or we worry that it will go bad before we eat it.  So, we opt for dried fruit instead because not only does it have a longer shelf life, but it’s always available. Plus, there […]

Avocados: Packed With Fat, But Without the Guilt!
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Avocados: Packed With Fat, But Without the Guilt!

Photo by Melinda Nagy via dreamstime When many people imagine the perfect sandwich, they think of a greasy, fatty sandwich. Images of cheeseburgers, Philly cheesesteaks or a sandwich piled high with meat, cheese and maybe some bacon, dance through their heads. Those might sound tasty to some of you, but you have to admit that […]

BH4BP #36 - High Blood Pressure: Beat the Silent Killer
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BH4BP #36 – High Blood Pressure: Beat the Silent Killer

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_36_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:18 — 9.9MB) Photo by House Of Sims via Flickr When most of us think of someone with high blood pressure (hypertension), we automatically think of an overweight, middle aged executive, that is wound up really tight and explodes at the slightest provocation. So, anyone that doesn’t […]

BeingHealthy.tv Featured In iProng Magazine!
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BeingHealthy.tv Featured In iProng Magazine!

I was interviewed for the March 10, 2009 issue of iProng Magazine, which is an online magazine dedicated to iPhone, iPod, music, podcasting and social media lovers.  I was the featured podcaster for the issue.  It was a great honor to be in the magazine. iProng is a really great magazine and you should check […]

This Spud's For You!
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This Spud’s For You!

Photo by Dmitry Maslov via dreamstime When we think of eating potatoes, many of us picture french fries. Others picture baked potatoes topped with sour cream, chives, cheese, bacon, butter or sometimes all of the above.  No wonder most of us think that potatoes are fattening!  You have no idea how many times I have […]

Got Lactose Intolerance?
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Got Lactose Intolerance?

Photo by striatic via Flickr Some people enjoy a tall, cold glass of milk either alone or with an occasional cookie.  But the experience isn’t so pleasant for everyone.  If drinking a glass of milk makes you feel bloated, nauseous or gives you gas, stomach cramps or diarrhea, you might be lactose intolerant.  That is […]

BH4BP #35 - Sodas: Is Diet Really Any Better?
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BH4BP #35 – Sodas: Is Diet Really Any Better?

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_35_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:46 — 10.9MB) Photo by jagian via Flickr For most people, when they are feeling thirsty or tired and want an energy boost, they seldom reach for water or tea. They reach for a soda instead. Many of us are addicted to sodas. If we go a […]

Don't Let Your Health Go Up In Smoke!
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Don’t Let Your Health Go Up In Smoke!

Photo by CodyR via Flickr I’m not sure if it is the crackle of the fire, the warmth it gives off or just good memories of winter fires growing up, but it feels so nice to snuggle up by the fire on a cold day.  It is really hard to beat the feelings of warmth […]