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YWM2016 – The Kickoff

It is that time of year again, the Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC), annual convention, Your Weight Matters (YWM2016). This year we were at the Gaylord National Resort just outside Washington DC. And to change things up a bit, I decided...

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I Have a Disease; It’s Called Obesity

Last fall, I was approached by my friend Reeger Cortel, the lovely voice, wonderful mind, and caring heart behind the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast about an idea she had for a video contest being done by the American Society for Metabolic...

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Radio Archive: School Lunch Nutrition

This show originally aired on November 12, 2011 This was one of the first shows I did as part of The Wake Up Call was way back in November of 2011. I was joined by the Director of Student Nutrition Services...

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Cream of Whatever Soup

The following is a recipe for Butternut Squash Soup… but it’s also a formula for you to adapt to pretty much whatever vegetable you like… cauliflower, carrot, broccoli, potato… ok, maybe not whatever vegetable. I’m not sure how this would...

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Beating Your Head Against A Wall

I have a headache, and honestly, it’s a bit of a self imposed one. Last Thursday, Nicole Arbour, a “comedian” out of Canada took to her YouTube channel with a video entitled “Dear Fat People”. I’m not going to link...

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90’s Flashback – Making Falafel

From about 1990-1995 I managed a small fast food place in a downtown office building. It was originally called the Greek Garden. We did gyros, salads, spanakopita, and other Greek/Middle Eastern foods. We also did burgers, grilled never fried, fresh-cut...

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Ban the F Site

You may start to notice a few changes here. For the past few years that I’ve been trying to turn Positively Healthy in to… something… I’ve also had another site geared specifically to my experiences as a gastric bypass patient...

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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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Cranberry Quinoa Salad

I started making this salad and minor variations of it over three years ago, and it’s still one of my favorites… in fact, I think I need to make some this weekend… Cranberry Quinoa Salad Print Recipe CourseSide Dish Servings...