Tag: "Food"

Conserve Gas, Reduce Embarrassment!
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Conserve Gas, Reduce Embarrassment!

You and your boss were riding a crowded elevator on the way back from an important meeting.  Suddenly you were seized by a desperate need to pass gas.  You gritted your teeth, glad that your boss wasn’t facing you. Twelve floors left to go.  Unable, to hold it much longer, you quickly hit the button […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Granola Bar: Healthy Treat or Sugary Sweet?
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Granola Bar: Healthy Treat or Sugary Sweet?

Photo by smoorenburg via flickr You just finished your workout and you are starving!  You check your watch.  Three hours left until dinner?  No way will you be able to make it that long without food.  A post workout snack to tide you over until dinner sounds like just the thing.  So, you reach into […]

Oatmeal: The Breakfast of Champions!
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Oatmeal: The Breakfast of Champions!

Photo by nate steiner via Flickr Most mornings, I have a bowl of oatmeal with blueberries mixed in. I’ll have fresh blueberries if they are in season, but otherwise, I go with frozen.  Pure heaven!  I know many people will think I’m crazy, but once you get used to eating oatmeal, you will agree.  There […]

Bagels: Healthy Breakfast or Just Hype?
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Bagels: Healthy Breakfast or Just Hype?

Photo by jeredb via Flickr You’re running late for work and have no time to make breakfast.  So, you make a quick stop at Dunkin’ Donuts and grab a bagel with cream cheese and a coffee on your way to work.  You’re trying to be more health conscious and you heard that bagels were a […]

BH4BP #45 - Food Addiction? But It Tastes So Good!
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BH4BP #45 – Food Addiction? But It Tastes So Good!

Photo by Kanko* via Flickr Do you constantly think about food, find yourself eating when you aren’t hungry or when you are depressed?  Do you eat in secret or eat much healthier in the company of others than when you are alone?  Do you feel guilty right after eating?  Do you continue to go to […]

BH4BP #43 - With Mood, It's All About Food!
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BH4BP #43 – With Mood, It’s All About Food!

Photo by yomi955 via Flickr Have you ever noticed that after eating fast food, such as a cheap hamburger, fries and a soda, that you feel sluggish and tired afterwards?  And maybe even unhappy or unmotivated as well?  And have you ever noticed that after eating a healthy, nutritious meal you feel energetic, alert and […]

Get That Food Away From the Deep Fryer!
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Get That Food Away From the Deep Fryer!

Photo by jetalone via Flickr We all know that deep fried foods are bad for us, so why are they growing in popularity?  It seems that people all over the world are indulging in more and more greasy, deep fried foods.  Back in the day we had french fries, donuts, fried chicken, corn dogs and […]

Chewing Gum: Want a Piece?
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Chewing Gum: Want a Piece?

Photo by PresleyJesus via Flickr You met someone special online a year ago and the two of you have been emailing, instant messaging, texting and calling each other ever since. Today you are finally going to meet them face to face.  Anxious to make a good first impression, you go through your mental checklist and […]

Pizza Doesn't Have to Be Junk Food!
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Pizza Doesn’t Have to Be Junk Food!

Photo by Theodore Scott via Flickr It’s pizza night! You finally have that perfect slice of pepperoni pizza you’ve been craving all week poised on your fingers ready for that first joyous bite. Mmmmm! Despite the jokes that it is the perfect food because it incorporates all the food groups, pizza is usually not considered […]

Don't Worry, Eat Your Fish!
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Don’t Worry, Eat Your Fish!

Photo by izik via Flickr When we think of a healthy diet, we automatically think of a diet composed mainly of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish and a limited amount of unhealthy fats.  Often, the area that is neglected is fish.  That’s unfortunate because eating fish provides many nutritional benefits, especially for our hearts.  It […]

Gaia's Essence Product Review
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Gaia’s Essence Product Review

A couple months ago, I received an email from Farrah La Ronde-Hutchison the CEO at Gaia’s Essence. She asked if I was interested in reviewing some of her company’s products. I was delighted to be asked. But before I get to the review, let me give you some information about the company. Gaia’s Essence: Gaia’s […]

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