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BH4BP #70 - Tai Chi: A Healthy Exercise for All Ages
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BH4BP #70 – Tai Chi: A Healthy Exercise for All Ages

Today’s show was inspired by a trip that I took to Beijing, China with David about 3 years ago. I was reminded of the trip a few days ago when I was looking through some of my photos and came across some of the many photos we took during that trip. It was a wonderful […]

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 […]

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 […]

BH4BP #69 - Don't Downplay Depression
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BH4BP #69 – Don’t Downplay Depression

It is normal to occasionally feel sad or unhappy with a situation.  Life can be stressful and overwhelming at times and can lead people to feel sad.  Things like breakups, losing a job, getting a pay cut, having an argument with a friend or spouse are all examples of things that can bring on sadness, […]

Diabetes Awareness Month:  Exercise to Control Those Sugars!
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Diabetes Awareness Month: Exercise to Control Those Sugars!

Blair sighed as she closed the door behind her and dropped her keys on the hall table.  The news from the doctor had not been surprising, but it had not been what she had wanted to hear either.  Dr. Nguyen had come right out and said that if she didn’t change her sedentary lifestyle, she […]

BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!
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BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!

Since this show comes out 6 days before Halloween, I want to wish those of you that celebrate Halloween, an early Happy Halloween! To commemorate what I consider a fun occasion full of costumes, trick or treating and for those that enjoy it, scary movies; I’m dedicating this show to something fun, happy and pleasurable.  […]

BH4BP #68 - The Facts About Tendinitis
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BH4BP #68 – The Facts About Tendinitis

You just started exercising and you felt great, so you dramatically increased the intensity and duration of your workout.  While doing that you felt a dull pain.  Over the next few days the pain recurred intermittently, but it wasn’t bad enough to interfere with your exercise.  So, you pushed on, ignoring the pain.  As time […]

If the Shoe Fits, Buy It: Choosing the Right Shoes
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If the Shoe Fits, Buy It: Choosing the Right Shoes

Paula had gained 20 pounds since she moved to San Diego 6 months ago.  She knew that she had to change something or her weight would get out of control.  Convinced that running would do the trick, she grabbed a pair of walking shoes out of her closet and started running for 20 to 30 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Halloween: Trick or Treat Temptation
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Halloween: Trick or Treat Temptation

Photo by terren in Virginia via Flickr It’s that time of the year again. The holidays are starting, Halloween is just around the corner and our healthy diets are at risk of being sabotaged. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. We can emerge unscathed from this holiday season with a little thought and […]

Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Halloween Treat
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Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Halloween Treat

Photo by dmodzelewski via Flickr The cool, crisp air outside is a sign that fall has arrived and summer has gone. The trees all know it, their leaves already turning from green to the vibrant red, yellow and brown that we all love to see every year. That means that Halloween is just around the […]

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