Tag: "Food"

BHTV #20 – Cranberries, Not Just a Holiday Treat!
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BHTV #20 – Cranberries, Not Just a Holiday Treat!

Well, we’re past Halloween and that means that the Holiday season is officially underway!  Besides family gatherings, or maybe because of them, one of the most central fixtures of the holidays seems to be food.  While there are many foods that stand out during this season that I could talk about, there is one berry […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Buffalo: Building a Better Burger!
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Buffalo: Building a Better Burger!

Jerry loved grilling season.  Creating the perfect burger had been his hobby for the past 5 years.  For Jerry, there was nothing better than grilling a juicy hamburger.  However, at his last physical, his doctor said that he was 25 pounds overweight and that it was time for him to lose some weight.  “There goes […]

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 […]

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