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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 […]

BH4BP #59 - Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight
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BH4BP #59 – Foot Pain: Not a Pretty Sight

According to a Gallup poll, about 3 out of 5 adults have foot pain.  Most accept it as a fact of life, but most foot pain can actually be prevented. So, since many people have ongoing foot pain and many others will experience it at some point in their life, I had to discuss it […]

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 […]

Does This Look Spoiled to You?
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Does This Look Spoiled to You?

It was midnight when Sarah pulled into her garage, jet lagged and hungry.  For what she paid for that round trip flight to Paris, she thought they could have included enough food to keep her from feeling like she was slowly starving to death.  And just her luck, by the time the plane landed, the […]

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BHTV #8 – Watch That Posture! Stand Tall!

Have you ever been to a party where you didn’t know many people, but you were looking to meet that special someone?  While most people focus on getting their hair and clothes just right, did you know that posture also plays a key role in how you are perceived and in getting that special someone […]

Massages for Fun and Health
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Massages for Fun and Health

Jennifer made a Saturday massage appointment at her local spa in anticipation of the next few weeks at work.  She knew that it was going to be a very stressful stretch because of some impending deadlines and critical meetings.  A long massage would be the perfect outlet to reduce her current stress, muscle tension and […]

BH4BP #57 -  Listener Q&A Special #2
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BH4BP #57 – Listener Q&A Special #2

I received a lot of feedback about the First Q&A show 7 weeks ago.  Since it was so well received, I’m bringing you another one today.  I’m planning to continue putting out one of these Q&A shows every month or two, as long as I keep getting lots of excellent questions.  I love answering the […]

Eggs: Can I Eat Them?
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Eggs: Can I Eat Them?

Jared loved eggs.  In fact, he loved them so much that he had one in his sandwich every day.  It made his sandwiches taste just that much better. But then he read an article that said eggs were a high cholesterol food that could contribute to higher cholesterol and heart disease. Since his father died […]

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BHTV #7 – Putting the Plan Back In Weight Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight?  Is that chocolate cake calling your name every night?  Don’t worry!  I’m here to help!  Being Healthy TV to the rescue! Many people talk about their weight loss plan and all the weight that they are going to lose.  The problem is that they focus on the “weight loss” […]

Extra Protein, Extra Large Muscles?
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Extra Protein, Extra Large Muscles?

Danny was a college freshman who was having a hard time getting girls to notice him. Since the bodybuilder types seemed to get all the attention, Danny decided that he was going to bulk up.  He knew that in order to do that, he was going to need to eat a lot more protein.  So, […]

BH4BP #56 - Sunglasses: More Than a Fashion Accessory
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BH4BP #56 – Sunglasses: More Than a Fashion Accessory

When buying a pair of sunglasses, all too many people are primarily concerned with how good they look in a given pair.  But sunglasses are more than a mere fashion accessory. Wearing the wrong sunglasses for too many years can actually lead to eye damage. With so much on the line, I thought it would […]

Watermelon: A Taste of Summer!
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Watermelon: A Taste of Summer!

Summer is in full swing and the heat is on!  Despite the relentless heat, many families head to the park to picnic. When the meal is over, the last thing eaten is often a sweet, juicy slice of watermelon. That is because watermelon is such a great fruit for the occasion.  Each bite seems to […]

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