Tag: "Diet"

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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BHTV #13 – Say Cheese!

Many of us love the flavor and texture of cheese.  It is a tasty addition to a variety of meals.  Plus, cheese can be very nutritious.  It is an excellent source of protein, calcium, vitamin A and phosphorous.  However, on the flip side, most cheeses are also high in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.  And […]

Pork: Stay Lean, Don't Pig Out!
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Pork: Stay Lean, Don’t Pig Out!

Every Sunday, Tracy’s family wakes up to the smell of the bacon and eggs that she is frying up in the kitchen.  It is a long standing tradition that everyone looks forward to.  Unfortunately, it might not continue for much longer because at Tracy’s annual check up, her doctor recommended that she switch to a […]

Cholesterol? Don't Forget the Triglycerides!
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Cholesterol? Don’t Forget the Triglycerides!

Darla felt good about her health when she went to her annual checkup. She had monitored her cholesterol and blood pressure for over a year and both were in desirable ranges.  So, she was surprised when her doctor told her that her triglyceride levels were high and had to be monitored also. When Darla thought […]

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 […]

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!

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 miracle food?  Well, today I am going […]

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!

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 in moderation can be part of a heart healthy diet. That […]

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

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 I keep getting lots of excellent questions.  I love answering the […]

Eggs: Can I Eat Them?
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Eggs: Can I Eat Them?

Jared loved eggs.  In fact, he loved them so much that he had one in his sandwich every day.  It made his sandwiches taste just that much better. But then he read an article that said eggs were a high cholesterol food that could contribute to higher cholesterol and heart disease. Since his father died […]

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BHTV #7 – Putting the Plan Back In Weight Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight?  Is that chocolate cake calling your name every night?  Don’t worry!  I’m here to help!  Being Healthy TV to the rescue! Many people talk about their weight loss plan and all the weight that they are going to lose.  The problem is that they focus on the “weight loss” […]

Extra Protein, Extra Large Muscles?
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Extra Protein, Extra Large Muscles?

Danny was a college freshman who was having a hard time getting girls to notice him. Since the bodybuilder types seemed to get all the attention, Danny decided that he was going to bulk up.  He knew that in order to do that, he was going to need to eat a lot more protein.  So, […]

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