Tag: "Diet"

Watermelon: A Taste of Summer!
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Watermelon: A Taste of Summer!

Summer is in full swing and the heat is on!  Despite the relentless heat, many families head to the park to picnic. When the meal is over, the last thing eaten is often a sweet, juicy slice of watermelon. That is because watermelon is such a great fruit for the occasion.  Each bite seems to […]

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BHTV #6 – Skipping Breakfast: Don’t Do It!

Most of us are taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  But it is estimated that about 1 out of 4 adults usually skips breakfast.  I don’t know about you, but that sounds like a lot of people to me! That is why I’m dedicating this show to convincing the 25% […]

BH4BP #55 - You're Probably Intolerant, but It May Be a Food Allergy
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BH4BP #55 – You’re Probably Intolerant, but It May Be a Food Allergy

This week’s show, like last week’s is being recorded in the Fresno area. So, if you noticed any differences in the sound due to the room acoustics, it’s the apartment we’re staying in that’s causing it.  I’ll be out here for a few months, so we’re adjusting our recording setup to minimize echoes.  Bear with […]

Açaí Berry: A Good Fruit, But Ignore the Hype
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Açaí Berry: A Good Fruit, But Ignore the Hype

A few years ago, if someone had asked if you had heard of açaí, you probably would have said “Huh? What’s that?” But today açaí is mentioned everywhere.  We are bombarded with products with açaí in them everywhere we turn. It is found in juices, ice creams, smoothies, beauty products, dietary supplements, liquors and the […]

You Can Eat Dessert!
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You Can Eat Dessert!

Laura decided to swear off desserts for what seemed like the 100th time.  She had struggled to beat her weakness for sweets for years. Unfortunately, whenever she deprived herself of desserts, she craved them even more and ended up binging later.  Laura desperately wanted to eat healthy, but her inability to conquer her sweet tooth […]

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BHTV #4 – Going Bananas!

I love bananas!  I know many of you feel the same way because bananas are the most popular fruit in the United States.  In fact, Americans consume, on average, about 25 pounds per person every year.  No wonder grocery stores make sure they are available all year round.  But not only are bananas tasty, they […]

Trim the Fat!
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Trim the Fat!

After listening to “Being Healthy for Busy People” podcasts for a few months, Stan realized that his daily fat intake was way too high.  He was a meat and potatoes kind of guy who enjoyed his steak, eggs, whole milk and greasy snack foods.  Even though he thought it might be a tough transition to […]

Cream In Your Coffee?
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Cream In Your Coffee?

It had been one of those days.  Aaron had been unfocused and unproductive all morning.  Thinking that a short break might help, he headed to the break room and poured himself a tall cup of coffee. After stirring in three tablespoons of French vanilla non-dairy creamer, he took a sip.  He smiled.  He never could […]

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BHTV #2 – The Quest for a Flat Belly!

In this show, you will be amazed by the improvement in production quality from the first show.  David tweaked a lot of things in post production.  But don’t worry, we are not done yet.  We have even more changes that we want to make over time to take it to the next level. Since summer […]

BH4BP #51 - Pasta: It's Back On the Menu!
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BH4BP #51 – Pasta: It’s Back On the Menu!

Pasta has gotten a bad rap over the past few years.  It has been categorized as a fattening food and been placed in the bad carbohydrate category.  Some people have even claimed that it has a high glycemic index.  But are any of these claims actually true? That’s an important question to ask because many […]

Breakfast Cereal Selection: Health vs Hype
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Breakfast Cereal Selection: Health vs Hype

Susan’s mornings were always hectic.  That is why she either skipped breakfast or grabbed a coffee and a pastry on her way to work every morning.  Until her older sister had a heart attack that is.  While Susan was visiting her in the hospital after the quadruple bypass, she realized that it could be her […]

BH4BP #50 - Listener Q&A Special #1
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BH4BP #50 – Listener Q&A Special #1

Today is a milestone episode.  We made it to episode 50!  That’s an episode every Thursday for 50 straight weeks.  Not bad!  And in honor of that, this episode is a listener question episode because I get a lot of great questions and I thought, what better way to thank you all for making the […]

Eating Healthy Is As Simple As 1-2-3
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Eating Healthy Is As Simple As 1-2-3

Most people realize that making changes to their diets could make them healthier.  But with so much confusing, conflicting and restrictive nutritional advice out there, many people are not sure what changes to make.  Should they eat a lot of certain foods?  Should they cut out carbohydrates, meats, etc.? Don’t worry! Even though we are […]

Millet: Not Just for the Birds!
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Millet: Not Just for the Birds!

Have you ever watched birds eating bird food out of a bird feeder?  The main ingredient in that feed is often millet.  Millet is a seed, but is categorized as a grain because of its grain-like consistency.  Birds can eat it day in and day out and be happy, healthy and full of energy!  But […]

BH4BP #48 - Do Carbohydrates Make You Fat?
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BH4BP #48 – Do Carbohydrates Make You Fat?

Photo by NatalieMaynor I have some exciting news to share with you today!  I am taking my passion for health and helping others to the next level.  In June I will be coming out with a weekly video podcast in addition to the weekly audio podcast. The video promo will be coming out this Sunday, […]

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