Category: Nutrition

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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