Monthly Archive: March 2015

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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 help make sense of all the label...

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Cancer Related Fatigue

When I came across this video by Dr. Mike Evans, I thought about posting in conjunction with a cancer awareness month, but in looking about a bit, every month is cancer awareness month for at least one type of cancer. Well,...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Asparagus

Since moving to WA, I’ve seen asparagus available almost year round, but really, we’re just 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...

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Radio Archive: Food Insecurity

This show originally aired: March 23, 2013 On this episode of The Wake Up Call we 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.   http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2013/20130323WUC0312-FoodInsecurity.mp3Podcast:...

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No Bake Cheesecake for Two

For some reason, I have really had a desire for some cheesecake lately. Personally, I’ve always preferred the lighter, more whipped, no-bake versions to the really thick and rich ones… so I thought I would try my hand at a...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress and the Brain

This show originally aired on March 17, 2012 Today 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 well as contributing to...

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...

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Ten Obstacles to Bariatric Surgery – the WLS Podcast

Yesterday morning I sat down and had a very nice chat with Reeger Cortell of the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast. That conversation was about a list of 10 obstacles people feel they face when considering bariatric surgery as a treatment...

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Radio Archive: An Introduction to Yoga Theory

This show originally aired on: March 15, 2014 When we talk about Yoga, most people think of thin women in expensive workout clothes stretching on a mat with a bunch of other people during a class. While the practice most...

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You can’t control the wind…

Fart. Breaking wind. Let one rip. Gas. Flatulence. Cut the cheese. Ok, admit it… you likely snickered right there, didn’t you? Especially if you’re a dude. No matter what you call it, we all do it. Studies show that on...