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On The Air: The HOPE Program

This show originally aired: February 22, 2014 For this week on The Wake Up Call, I was joined in studio by Dr. Henry Buchwald, Professor of Surgery at the U of MN and one of the founders of the HOPE Program. The...

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Radio Archive: Shopping for Chocolate Podcast

As a followup to show I did for The Wake Up Call, I added a podcast on Shopping for Chocolate. A quality chocolate bar really only needs about four ingredients, here I talk about what they are and some of the...

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Radio Archive: The Healthy Side of Chocolate

This show originally aired on February 9, 2013 For this episode of The Wake Up Call, just in time for Valentines Day, I chatted Dr. Andrew Litchey, ND of the Bhakti Wellness Center about some of the healthy properties of...

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People reclaiming their lives. Every Day.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) have produced a great video highlighting some facts about bariatric surgery as a means of weight management for those fighting obesity. Surgical treatment may not be the right choice for everyone,...

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Radio Archive: ASD and Social Enjoyment Podcast

This podcast was originally released on February 6, 2012 A couple years back, I did a podcast for The Wake Up Call with John Merges, who works closely with children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We talked about his...

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The Single Best Drink For Your Health

I’ve highlighted videos by Dr. Mike Evans in the past… and he’s got many more, and they’re all great… so you will see them highlighted here again. Like this one…

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Small Bites

Small Bites – Andy Bellatti is a Registered Dietitian, and reading his blog and following him on Twitter has did a lot to enhance and inspire my interest in and understanding of a variety of nutritional topics. While he hasn’t actually blogged...

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Keeping Food Safe When The Power Goes Out

Here in Minnesota, we’ve had a bit of a stormy spring followed by some extremely hot weather this week. Folks out East have been hit even harder, recent storms have left thousands of households without power over this holiday week....

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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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A Tomato Soup That Even I Like

For the longest times, I didn’t like tomatoes. Ok, I liked a a good tomato based pasta sauce, I liked chili, I even used fresh tomatoes in my own homemade chili. But put them in a salad or on a...