Tag: "Food"

salmon dinner
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Eat Out, Don’t Pig Out!

It’s Friday night and you’re finally home after a long, crazy workday that capped off an incredibly hectic workweek. As you step through the front door, your two young kids run up, excited to see you, but also hungrily demanding dinner. Normally, you would cook up a healthy meal for your family, but tonight you […]

stevia
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Stevia: The Other White Sweetener

During your weekly shopping trip, you see a food sample booth just ahead of you. Curious what they have to try, you make your way over. Oooh, coffee! With how little sleep you got last night, that sounds great. So, you pour yourself a small cup and as you are about to grab the sugar, […]

Carrots
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Throw Out That Peeler!

My grandfather was very fond for apples. Every afternoon, around 2pm, he would take an apple out of his bag, and start peeling it with his knife before cutting it into pieces to share with us. I have fond memories of those times. Not until later in life, did I realize that the peel that […]

Fresh Produce
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Farmers Market: Worth Your Time

Mary’s life was very busy. Not only did she have to work full time, she was also a single mom with two young boys. However, despite her busy schedule, Mary always made a concerted effort to make healthy choices for her family, such as buying organic food at the grocery store and cooking healthy meals […]

USDA Organic
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Eat Organic: It’s Worth The Cost!

You promised your doctor and your family that this was the year that you were going to make a “real effort” to become healthier. For you, that meant less fast food, cooking more nutritious meals and maintaining an exercise routine. However, on your last trip to the local supermarket, you weren’t sure if you should […]

Review: That's it. Fruit Bar
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Review: That’s it. Fruit Bar

It’s 3:00pm on Monday, you are at work, and you are starting to get the mid afternoon munchies. You go into the break room searching for something healthy to eat, but unfortunately all you find is a half eaten store bought chocolate sheet cake left over from a co-worker’s birthday and some greasy pizza. Not […]

Measuring Tape
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3 Foods that are Great for Your Waistline and Oral Health

Incorporating low-calorie, high nutrient foods into your diet is one of the best ways to lose weight and to maintain your current weight. Maintaining a trim waistline is obviously an important part of a healthy lifestyle; however, so is often overlooked oral care. To promote the health of our bodies, we need to eat for […]

BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!
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BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!

Today’s show was inspired by one of my twitter followers, Pratik Patel, otherwise known as ppatel on twitter.  He wanted to know how to speed up his metabolism. Like Pratik, many people would love to kick their metabolisms into high gear, but some think it’s a losing battle.  They feel like their metabolisms are working […]

Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!
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Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!

Pamela was not looking forward to heading back to the office after Thanksgiving.  It wasn’t the work or the coworkers.  She loved them.  It was the 10 pounds that she was convinced she gained last year from eating the holiday treats at the office.  She had always had problems with sweets and her weight.  This […]

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

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, sodium and cholesterol.  And it doesn’t help […]

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 […]

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

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 popularity outside the Mediterranean.  That is no surprise because olive […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?
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Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many Americans are looking forward to a feast.  There will be tables laden with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, yams, mashed potatoes, bread, salads, vegetables, and various pies.  Sounds great, doesn’t it?  What most people are not looking forward to is the sleepiness that follows the […]

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