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Food For Thought – Getting it Mostly Right

I was on my way home from YWM2015 the other night, it was a four hour flight from San Antonio to SeaTac, and I managed to sleep a good chunk of it. But when I woke, I decided to check...

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Already looking forward to next year…

Wow. Once again, this has been an wonderful, inspirational and humbling weekend. The Your Weight Matters/Obesity Action Coalition convention has grown so much since I attended the second annual convention in Phoenix, two years ago. Each time, I’ve come away,...

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Welcome to Your Weight Matters 2015

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2015/YWM2015-01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis weekend I am down in San Antonio, TX for the Obesity Action Coalition‘s annual convention, Your Weight Matters. Yesterday, I took part in the Finding the Power of Your Voice advocacy training, and...

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The OAC’s Respect Pledge – Good Anytime, Anywhere

One week from today the Obesity Action Coalition’s annual convention, Your Weight Matters 2015 kicks in to gear with some advocacy training in the afternoon and the opening kick-off that evening. And once again, a record breaking attendance is expected. The...

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Facing Fears

I went for a walk during my lunch break yesterday. And it was kind of a big deal. When I started working from home last fall, I knew I was going to have to get some additional activity in, so...

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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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Radio Archive: Healthy Fats

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2012/20120804WUC0231-HealthyFats.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI’ve already written a bit about fats before, in my Beginner’s Guide To Fats, and Beginner’s Guide To Saturated Fats, but I wanted to post this to share some links to a few sites...

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The inconvenient truth of healthful living

“… the inconvenient truth of healthful living is that effort is absolutely gonna need to be required” – Yoni Freedhoff Dr. Freedhoff is one of my favorite obesity/health/food industry advocates. I did a radio show with him a couple years...

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Your Support Matters

One of the great things about working with the Obesity Action Coalition and their Your Weight Matters Convention is their realization that sometimes the people that really need that support, education and inspiration offered by the OAC need some help...