Category: Nutrition

Know Your Vitamin D
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Know Your Vitamin D

Everywhere I turn these days, I either see an article on vitamin D or hear a doctor saying that we should all add vitamin D supplements to our diet.  Apparently it’s the vitamin of choice these days. A lot of you are probably wondering what the big deal is. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D […]

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BH4BP #10 – Wii Fit and Breakfast

This week, I start off the show by discussing whether the Wii Fit can actually get you fit. The Wii Fit is an exercise video game made by Nintendo for the Wii console. I go over what the Wii fit entails: the equipment used, what is measured and the exercise options available. Then I delve […]

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BH4BP #9 – Lattes, Mochas, Drip Coffee and Tea

This week, I start off the show by discussing what your best drink option is at your local coffee shop. I go over the advantages and disadvantages of lattes, mochas, drip coffees and teas. I go over the calorie content of each drink and why some drinks might be better for you then others.  Some […]

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BH4BP #8 – Artificial Sweeteners, Sugar and Honey

I start the show with a positive news update. In California, they are thinking of passing a bill restricting Bisphenol A in all products geared for children three years and younger. Also, Wal-Mart and Toys R Us announced that they will stop selling baby bottles made with Bisphenol A by next year. Check out the […]

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BH4BP #7 – Exercise Psychology, Salt and Coffee French Press

This week I start the show by discussing how exercise can have a positive effect on your mood. I talk about how neurotransmitters released in exercise can give us a sense of psychological well being. Exercise has been shown to combat depression, anxiety and insomnia. I mention some research findings that I found at www.balancelivingmag.com.

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BH4BP #6 – Sunscreen, Food Journal and Cigarette Smoke

As promised on show #5, I start this week’s show discussing some abdominal exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home.  I look at the traditional crunch, the bicycle crunch and the abdominal crunch on the exercise ball.

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BH4BP #2 – Trans Fats, Longevity & Exercise in Hot Weather

In this week’s main topic I look at partially hydrogenated oils, also known as trans fats. I discuss why they are bad for you and what food products to stay away from.  I look at two articles related to this topic, one from webmd.com and the other from recoverymedicine.com .

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BH4BP #1 – Intro, Workplace Eating & 180lbs Lost

This first show starts with an overall synopsis of what this podcast is all about and how it can benefit you. Then I go through the challenges of being healthy and how it is important to incorporate healthier habits into your daily routine.

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