Archive for November, 2009

BHTV #24 – Traveling, Eating & Staying Healthy
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BHTV #24 – Traveling, Eating & Staying Healthy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:07 — 79.1MB)Going on vacation is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  For some, it’s a time to escape from the stress of work and home life and relax.  For others, it’s a time to explore new places and experience different cultures and cuisines.  Whichever type of vacation […]

Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat
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Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat

Last year Tracy’s doctor told her that she needed to lose some weight, especially in her midsection (visceral fat).  He said it was an important step towards decreasing her risk of serious health conditions, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, both of which her family had a history. He had been concerned because […]

BH4BP #73 - Stressed? Meditate On This!
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BH4BP #73 – Stressed? Meditate On This!

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_73_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:04 — 7.8MB) As you all know, today’s fast paced world can be very stressful.  It pulls us in a million and one directions, and we’re always rushing to meet an unending string of deadlines and the expectations placed on us by our employers, friends and even […]

Don't Neglect Your Nails!
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Don’t Neglect Your Nails!

Lucy noticed that her nails did not look as good as they had before she started surfing. They had a lot more white spots than before. Was she sick? Her friend Tammy always said that nails were an indicator of good health. Maybe she had a vitamin or mineral deficiency? Did she need see a […]

BHTV #23 – Being Healthy While Eating Out
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BHTV #23 – Being Healthy While Eating Out

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (66.5MB)Dining out is fun, but choosing the right foods can be challenging for people trying to eat healthy.  While most people can make nutritious choices when eating at home, they often let healthy eating habits slide when eating out and order items that are high in fat, calories, […]

Study: More Protein, More Muscle?
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Study: More Protein, More Muscle?

Jamie was on a quest to gain more weight in the form of rippling muscles.  He was a tall guy, measuring in at 6 foot 4 inches (1.93 m), but only weighed 165 pounds (75 kg).  He wasn’t happy with his wiry look and wanted a stronger, more muscular physique.  In his mission to add […]

BH4BP #72 - Office Injuries Are No Joke
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BH4BP #72 – Office Injuries Are No Joke

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_72_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:44 — 13.6MB) Every year, millions of office workers complain of on the job aches and pains.  According to WebMD, one study reported that over 50% of employees who used computers for at least 15 hours a week, reported musculoskeletal problems in the first year of a […]

What's It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?
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What’s It Going To Be? Tap or Bottled Water?

“Would you like bottled water or tap water, sir?” the waiter asked. “Bottled would be great,” James answered.  Frankly, he was surprised there would be any question about which he would choose.  Everyone knew that tap water was poison, didn’t they?  “Do you have Evian?” “Of course, sir. I’ll bring that right out.” The waiter […]

BHTV #22 – Olive Oil
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BHTV #22 – Olive Oil

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:51 — 89.8MB)When people think of olive oil, they almost always think about the Mediterranean diet.  That’s because olive oil is a key ingredient in many recipes from the Mediterranean region.  However, because of it’s wonderful taste and amazing health benefits, olive oil is also growing in […]

Study: Eating Blueberries for Antioxidants?  Skip the Milk.
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Study: Eating Blueberries for Antioxidants? Skip the Milk.

Over the past few years, Karen transitioned from an unhealthy diet to a much healthier one.  These days, she felt much less fatigued and much happier.  She was so happy with the results that she was determined to keep studying up on health, in order to make better and better food choices.  So, when she […]

BH4BP #71 - Exercising In Cold Weather
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BH4BP #71 – Exercising In Cold Weather

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_71_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:23 — 8.7MB) I’m happy to announce that Being Healthy for Busy People was a finalist in the health category of the Podcast Awards!  That’s two years running and I owe it to all of you.  Thank you so very much!  For anyone interested in voting for […]

2009 Podcast Awards Finalist!
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2009 Podcast Awards Finalist!

Being Healthy for Busy People has been selected as a finalist for the 2009 Podcast Awards!  I am honored to have been chosen again this year. Voting starts November 13th and will run until November 30th. You are allowed to vote once a day per IP address or per person.  So, if you like the […]

Spinach: If It's Good Enough for Popeye...
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Spinach: If It’s Good Enough for Popeye…

Many people are familiar with Popeye the Sailor, a popular fist fighting cartoon character of the 1920’s through 1960’s.  Popeye sure knew what was good for him!  Just before a brawl he would down a whole can of spinach to give him super strength and ensure his victory.  It never disappointed.  Every time Popeye ate […]

BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity
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BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:55 — 90.5MB)Most people who are trying to get fit or lose weight, understand that aerobic exercise is a key component of reaching their goals.  The question isn’t: “Should we do aerobic exercise?” It’s: “How intensely should we do aerobic exercise?” The answer that we usually hear […]

Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments
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Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments

The flu season has arrived and H1N1 is in full bloom. Everywhere we turn, we hear about someone infected with “swine” flu.  Plus, the CDC is stating that the number of flu related hospitalizations and deaths is higher than normal for this time of year. Hopefully, you aren’t among those diagnosed with H1N1. If you […]

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