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Grocery Shopping 101: Eggs

I’ve been working on some new stuff for my Smart Shopping courses, and since Easter is around the corner, I thought I would take a closer look at eggs, and see if I can’t...

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A Beginners Guide To Asparagus

We’re getting in to fresh asparagus season, so I thought I would share some tips on selection through cooking. Asparagus is imported almost year round, the first domestic crops start coming in from California...

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Radio Archive: Food Insecurity

On this last year, The Wake Up Call talked about Food Insecurity and the health impacts it has, especially on children. We were joined in studio by Colleen Moriarty, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions Minnesota. The Wake...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress & The Brain

A couple years ago on The Wake Up Call we talked about dealing with stress, and a bit how it relates to emotional eating which can be a big factor in maintaining a healthy weight as...

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Measuring Weight Loss Progress

We all know how exciting it is to see the numbers on a scale decline as we make progress towards our weight loss goals. And we all know the stress and anguish caused when...

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FDA Proposes New Nutrition Labels

If you’ve taken one of my Smart Shopping classes, you know we spend a fair bit of time on deciphering the information on nutrition labels. You can see an example of what information is...

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Radio Archive: The Reality of Weight Loss

Given the recent uproar over the latest season of The Biggest Loser, this is a timely revisit to the Radio Archive.  Last year I hosted another great discussion on The Wake Up Call. This...