Author Archive for Talli van Sunder

Garlic May Ward Off More Than Vampires
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Garlic May Ward Off More Than Vampires

There are many myths, legends and rumors that have surrounded garlic over the centuries.  Most people have heard the fantastical claim that garlic wards against evil, such as demons and vampires.  There are also those that believe that garlic brings good luck.  Even though garlic does not have those powers, it does have the power […]

BHTV #17 - Fresh vs. Frozen vs. Canned
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BHTV #17 – Fresh vs. Frozen vs. Canned

The Podcast Awards are here!  So, if you like this show, please head on over to http://podcastawards.com and nominate it under “Best Video Podcast”: Podcast Name: Being Healthy TV Podcast URL: http://www.beinghealthy.tv/media/videopodcast/ If you can spread the word about our podcast to others and they would like to nominate us as well, that would be […]

Study: High Fat Foods Make You Hungrier
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Study: High Fat Foods Make You Hungrier

Jackie was doing everything in her power to stay on her weight loss plan, but it felt like her family and co-workers were constantly trying to sabotage it.  Her coworkers were constantly tempting her with cookies, cakes and donuts.  And her husband was not making it any easier.  Last week he brought home a carton […]

BH4BP #66 - Listener Q&A Special #3
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BH4BP #66 – Listener Q&A Special #3

Today I am bringing you another Q&A show.  Since the last two have been so well received, I’m going to continue putting out one of these Q & A shows every month or two, as long as I keep getting lots of questions. Answering them in a podcast seems like the best way to go […]

Healthy Halloween Treats Are Tricky!
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Healthy Halloween Treats Are Tricky!

This year when the kids ring your doorbell and sing “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat,” wouldn’t it be nice to give them something “good for them” to eat for a change? You know, instead of handing them junk food that has no nutritional value and can damage their […]

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BHTV #16 – Apple vs. Pear Shaped

The Podcast Awards are here!  So, if you like this show, please head on over to http://podcastawards.com and nominate under “Best Video Podcast”: Podcast Name: Being Healthy TV Podcast URL: http://www.beinghealthy.tv/media/videopodcast/ If you can spread the word about our podcast to others and they would like to nominate us as well, that would be even […]

October Is Also National Physical Therapy Month!
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October Is Also National Physical Therapy Month!

October is National Physical Therapy Month. I know October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Black History Month, but with only 12 months a year, every month has at least a couple subjects associated with it.  But since I’m a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I can’t pass up this opportunity to build awareness for […]

BH4BP #65 - The Truth About Stretching
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BH4BP #65 – The Truth About Stretching

Many people believe that stretching before and after a workout prevents injuries and minimizes muscle soreness. That’s because the recommendation used to be to stretch before and after exercise.  In recent years, these commonly held beliefs have come under scrutiny and the recommendations have changed.  So, today my goal is to help you understand what […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fight Cancer With Food!
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Fight Cancer With Food!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States.  That’s the month when we’re supposed to work to build awareness of breast cancer issues.  I take that responsibility very seriously because my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was thirteen.  The time after she was diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment […]

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BHTV #15 – Butter vs. Margarine

Imagine you are at an elegant dinner party and the first course is soup accompanied by sourdough bread rolls.  Trying to please everyone, the host provides both butter and margarine, so that each guest can use what they prefer.  Your eyes dart between the two options.  You are trying to eat less fat and be […]

Study: Fat Gene No Guarantee of Obesity
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Study: Fat Gene No Guarantee of Obesity

Many people blame their weight on genetics.  After all, maybe their father and/or mother suffer from obesity.  Plus, in the last few years the news media has covered how scientists have identified a gene that is linked to obesity, called the fat mass and obesity associated gene (FTO), or as some like to call it […]

BH4BP #64 - Nutrition For All Ages
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BH4BP #64 – Nutrition For All Ages

At different stages of our life calorie and nutritional needs change.  As we get older, we can’t eat the same way as we did when we were younger.  Since many people are not aware of how nutritional needs change with age, this episode is designed to shed some light on how nutritional needs change during […]

Mattresses: Picking Out a Good Night's Sleep
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Mattresses: Picking Out a Good Night’s Sleep

For the past few months, Neil slept poorly, tossing and turning to find a comfortable position, but always waking up stiff and achy.  He wasn’t sure why he slept so poorly.  He had never had any problems sleeping before. The answer eluded him until he went to Hawaii on vacation.  While he was there, he […]

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BHTV #14 – Red, Red Wine

Many people enjoy drinking a glass of red wine with dinner or sometimes dessert.  After all, a glass of red wine goes very nicely with meat, red pasta, certain cheeses and even chocolate.  In fact, wine is so popular these days that wine bars have been popping up all over the United States.  In some […]

Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat
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Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat

Since losing weight takes willpower, foresight and planning, it can be challenging at times.  You have to reduce the calories you consume and take time to exercise more, so that you burn more calories than you consume. Unfortunately, according to researchers at Northwestern University, having a a successful weight loss program might be a little […]

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