Tag: "Nutrition"

BHTV #18 - The Benefits of Rooibos Tea
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BHTV #18 – The Benefits of Rooibos Tea

I was introduced to rooibos 7 years ago when David and I were celebrating our first anniversary at a fine restaurant in Palo Alto, California.  After we finished our delicious meal, we decided to cap our celebration with some tea and a shared dessert.  Our server suggested that we try their loose leaf rooibos tea […]

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

The Podcast Awards are here!  So, if you like this show, please head on over to http://podcastawards.com and nominate it 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 […]

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 […]

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BHTV #15 – Butter vs. Margarine

Imagine you are at an elegant dinner party and the first course is soup accompanied by sourdough bread rolls.  Trying to please everyone, the host provides both butter and margarine, so that each guest can use what they prefer.  Your eyes dart between the two options.  You are trying to eat less fat and be […]

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 #14 – Red, Red Wine

Many people enjoy drinking a glass of red wine with dinner or sometimes dessert.  After all, a glass of red wine goes very nicely with meat, red pasta, certain cheeses and even chocolate.  In fact, wine is so popular these days that wine bars have been popping up all over the United States.  In some […]

Goat Milk?: For When Cow's Milk Won't Do
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Goat Milk?: For When Cow’s Milk Won’t Do

In Brandon’s opinion, there was nothing better than a big glass of milk to wash down a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the morning.  But lately he noticed that he felt a little bloated and gassy after breakfast each morning.  On top of that, his eczema had been getting worse, lately.  Brandon thought it […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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