Author: Rob Portinga

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Radio Archive: Making a Difference – Advocacy

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2014/20140607WUC0423-MakingADifference.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis show originally aired: June 7, 2014 Today we had special guests Joe Nadglowskie, President and CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition and Ann McCully Executive Director with Child Care Aware® of Minnesota to talk about...

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Podcast Flashback! My Weight Loss Surgery Podcast Debut

Waaaaaay back now in September 2014, I was invited by Reeger Cortel, FNP to be a guest on her Weight Loss Surgery Podcast. That discussion about my own story with obesity became her 36th Episode. Since then I’ve gone on to co-host...

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Radio Archive: Living Gluten Free

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2012/20120512WUC0219-LivingGlutenFree.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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...

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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

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2013/20130504WUC0318-WeightStigma.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress & The Brain

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2012/20120317WUC0211-FoodStressBrain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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...

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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 again a...

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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...