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Radio Archive: Living Gluten Free

This show originally aired: May 12, 2012 For this episode of  The Wake Up Call I was joined by Lynn Gabriel of the Celiac Disease Foundation of the Twin Cities and Quentin Irey of Pure Market Express. We talked about what gluten is, what are gluten...

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Walk From Obesity – Team Positively Healthy

Walk From Obesity – it’s an national walkathon event that takes place in your own community. Local organizations work with the ASMBS Foundation to produce these events to help raise awareness about disease of obesity and obesity treatment options. These...

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Radio Archive: The Stigma of Obesity

This show originally aired: May 4, 2013 On this day last year, I was chatting with my guest, Ted Kyle of Conscien Health and Board Member with the Obesity Action Coalition about weight stigma. Over 1/3 of Americans suffer from obesity, and aside from...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress & The Brain

This show originally aired: March 17, 2012 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...

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Discovering something positive in a sea of negative

A while back I posted about a certain you-tube personality, a rather negative video about obesity she did, and some of the great responses that were posted. Well, she was recently at it again. And Twitter was once a buzz...

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Goals – Actions are what get you there

Goals… I’ll be the first to admit, I’m actually pretty terrible about setting and following through with goals. Despite the fact I’ve given a few talks to various groups about them over the years. But, doesn’t mean I can’t keep...

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Breaking Bad. Or is it?

I have no idea why, but ever since I was a kid I wanted a Wrangler. I was in my 30’s before I ever got a chance to ride in one. Then about 13 years ago, the Dodge Dakota pickup...