Category: Education

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Making Choices: Burger vs. Salad

You’re heading out to eat, you’re trying to eat better. What should you order, a burger or a salad? The following are two items from the menu of a well known restaurant chain. Which of these has fewer calories? Don’t...

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Radio Archives: Healthy Skin

This show originally aired January 7, 2012 A few years back while still in Minneapolis, I did a show on The Wake Up Call where we were joined Dr. Jaimie Davis from Uptown Dermatology for a discussion on Skin Care. Keeping hydrated is...

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Quinoa Cakes

The original recipe is based on a rice burger recipe, and was changed to use quinoa by Linda Farnsworth. I tried these earlier this week and they were good, but I just couldn’t picture them as burgers… they reminded me...

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Nutrition For Skin Care

What you eat can have a big impact on your skin, various nutrients can help combat a variety of skin ailments; from acne to age spots, dry skin to fine lines and wrinkles. As a bonus, many of these nutrients will...

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The Great Salt Debate

You would think by now that those in the know would come to a consensus on certain things by now, like just how much salt we should be eating, right? But no, the decades old debate seems to be going...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Flaxseed

You’ve no doubt heard of flaxseed. In recent years it’s found it’s way in to all kinds of foods; crackers, breads, frozen waffles, oatmeal and more. The Flax Council estimated about 300 was added or used in about 300 new...

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Cuban Beef With Quinoa

This is a great recipe you can throw in the slow cooker before work and have a delicious meal just about ready to go when you get home. You can use dried beans you’ve already cooked or canned beans. If...

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Radio Archive: Winter Biking Podcast

This show originally aired on December 9, 2011 Every week on The Wake Up Call we would have some great conversations on a variety of topics, but it seems like we never had enough time to touch on everything we want to. To...

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Picking Olive Oil

Because of it’s unsaturated and packed with polyphenols, olive oil has been shown to protect the heart and can even turn off bad genes that increase risk for atherosclerosis (blockage of arteries). But with hundreds of brands and varieties to...

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Pizza Soup

If you are trying to cut down on the carbs, pizza is one of those things you tend to avoid. Well here’s a great recipe that gives you all the flavor of pizza, but in a bowl. You could use...