Monthly Archive: October 2014

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Food Labels, Truth in Advertising?

All-Natural! Organic! No-Cholesterol!   As more and more of us are trying to eat healthier, more and more of these buzz-words are being added to food packages, competing to get our attention and get us to take them home. But...

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Radio Archives: Smart Shopping

This show originally aired on October 28, 2012 Want to get a preview of the Smart Shopping class I offer? Well, on this weeks The Wake Up Call we chatted about the importance of, and how to read nutritional labels...

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Dressing Up Your Water

It’s been three years now since I gave up drinking soft drinks… and I still miss it at times. But, I have to say I genuinely enjoy drinking water. I really like the refreshment of an ice cold glass of...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Soapnuts

Living a Positively Healthy life is about more than just what we eat, and to that end I’ve been trying to make other healthy changes in my life. One of those changes has been to start using fewer and fewer...

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YWM2014 – The Interviews Roundup

So at the request of a friend, I am putting together a post that will be an easy reference to all the audio interviews I did… Some interesting (or maybe not so much) stats… I recorded 79 interviews with 77 people...

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YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 5

This is Part 5, and as it turns out the final group of interviews. There are a lot of folks in this one, it’s a bit longer than the rest, but it was either that or make two that were...

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YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of my interviews with folks who attended the Obesity Action Coalition 3rd Annual Convention – Your Weight Matters 2014. Starting out this round of interviews I talked with Laura Van Tuyl, she is a bariatric patient and...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Fats

Originally I wanted to just do a quick beginner’s guide to cooking oils, but then I realized it really isn’t as simple as that. I’m not here to just tell you to “eat this, not that”. I’m here (hopefully) to...

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YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 3

Here’s the next installment of interviews I did at the Obesity Action Coalition 3rd Annual Convention – Your Weight Matters 2014. I’m not even half way through my audio files here. If you are waiting to hear the one where...

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Barbara Thompson Award for Advocacy

It’s no secret, I’m a big supporter of the Obesity Action Coalition. I became a member to be a voice against obesity bias and stigma. Over the last few years I was honored to be chosen to join the OAC...