Archive for August, 2009

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BHTV #11 – Heading Off Neck Pain!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (62.7MB)Most of us have experienced neck pain at one time or another, especially if we spend a lot of time at the computer. However, if you are prone to neck aches and pains, there are steps you can take to reduce them. That’s why the topic of this […]

Buffalo: Building a Better Burger!
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Buffalo: Building a Better Burger!

Jerry loved grilling season.  Creating the perfect burger had been his hobby for the past 5 years.  For Jerry, there was nothing better than grilling a juicy hamburger.  However, at his last physical, his doctor said that he was 25 pounds overweight and that it was time for him to lose some weight.  “There goes […]

BH4BP #60 – Dental Care: Take Care of Your Teeth and Protect Your Heart
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BH4BP #60 – Dental Care: Take Care of Your Teeth and Protect Your Heart

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_60_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:22 — 7.4MB) Many people neglect the health of their teeth and gums.  What they don’t realize is that having healthy teeth is just as important for optimal health as taking care of the rest of your body.  Good dental hygiene requires more than just brushing your […]

Bottled Water: Not All Water Is Created Equal!
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Bottled Water: Not All Water Is Created Equal!

Stacey wanted to cut some unnecessary calories from her diet, so that she could lose a few pounds.  She thought the best place for her to reduce her calories was to replace her soft drinks and lattes with water.  The big problem was that she couldn’t stand the way that the tap water at her […]

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BHTV #10 – Hoarseness: Save Your Voice!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (67.8MB)Our world can be noisy at times and sometimes we have to shout in order to be heard.  That not only changes the pitch of our voice, but can lead to hoarseness.  And some of us work in jobs that require us to use our voices a lot.  […]

Exotic Fruit: Tasty and Healthy
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Exotic Fruit: Tasty and Healthy

Doris remembered the apples, pears, strawberries and oranges that were available at the local grocery store when she was a kid seventy odd years ago.  You didn’t see guava, kiwifruit, mango and papaya like you did now.  Those were all considered exotic delicacies when she was young.  But now you could find them all year […]

BH4BP #59 - Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight
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BH4BP #59 – Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_59_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:59 — 7.8MB) According to a Gallup poll, about 3 out of 5 adults have foot pain.  Most accept it as a fact of life, but most foot pain can actually be prevented. So, since many people have ongoing foot pain and many others will experience it […]

Can Food Labels Be Trusted?
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Can Food Labels Be Trusted?

As you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, you will notice foods labeled as “fat-free”, “low in sodium”, “heart healthy”, etc.  Those labels make the foods sound extra healthy, but do the labels actually mean something?  Or are they just false marketing promises to convince you to buy the products? That’s a […]

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BHTV #9 – Flaxseed: Little Seed, Big Potential!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (73.2MB)It seems like flaxseed is popping up everywhere these days.  You find it in breads, cereals, baked goods, bars, drinks and even vitamin supplements.  Flaxseed is definitely gaining popularity among health focused consumers who are adding flaxseed to their diets. So, does that mean flaxseed is the new […]

Omega-3's and Omega-6's: Strike A Balance!
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Omega-3’s and Omega-6’s: Strike A Balance!

In the last few years, you have probably seen countless headlines extolling the virtues of omega-3 fatty acids and their role in a healthy diet.  So, why is everyone raving about omega-3’s? Why are omega-3 fatty acids important? Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are needed in every cell of our bodies to […]

BH4BP #58 - I Love Nuts!
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BH4BP #58 – I Love Nuts!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_58_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:19 — 7.3MB) I am a huge fan of nuts!  They are wonderful either as a snack or as an ingredient in a delicious recipe.  I just love eating them in granola, cereal, salads or even on their own. And the good news is that nuts eaten […]

Does This Look Spoiled to You?
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Does This Look Spoiled to You?

It was midnight when Sarah pulled into her garage, jet lagged and hungry.  For what she paid for that round trip flight to Paris, she thought they could have included enough food to keep her from feeling like she was slowly starving to death.  And just her luck, by the time the plane landed, the […]

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BHTV #8 – Watch That Posture! Stand Tall!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (73.3MB)Have you ever been to a party where you didn’t know many people, but you were looking to meet that special someone?  While most people focus on getting their hair and clothes just right, did you know that posture also plays a key role in how you are […]

Massages for Fun and Health
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Massages for Fun and Health

Jennifer made a Saturday massage appointment at her local spa in anticipation of the next few weeks at work.  She knew that it was going to be a very stressful stretch because of some impending deadlines and critical meetings.  A long massage would be the perfect outlet to reduce her current stress, muscle tension and […]

BH4BP #57 -  Listener Q&A Special #2
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BH4BP #57 – Listener Q&A Special #2

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_57_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:50 — 10.4MB) I received a lot of feedback about the First Q&A show 7 weeks ago.  Since it was so well received, I’m bringing you another one today.  I’m planning to continue putting out one of these Q&A shows every month or two, as long as […]

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