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YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 1

This is the first of what is going to be a number of audio posts, a collection of interviews I did during this years Your Weight Matters, the annual convention for the Obesity Action Coalition. I decided to just chat...

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6 Easy Steps To Picking A Personal Trainer

While my primary focus is on food and nutrition, exercise is a very important part of living a Positively Healthy life. So if you’re looking for a personal trainer, make sure you take the time to ensure you’re making the...

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Radio Archive: How Sweet It Is…

This show originally aired on October 6, 2012 On this day back in 2012 on The Wake Up Call we were talking about sugar… During How Sweet It Is… we had a great discussion on sugar and other sweeteners in...

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For your listening pleasure… WLS Podcast

With everything else going on the last few weeks, I forgot to let you all know that I was on with Reeger Cortell as part of her Weight Loss Surgery Podcast a few Sunday’s ago. Reeger is a Family Nurse Practitioner at...

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A Peck Of Pickled Peppers

Ok, so it’s not a peck… just how much is a peck anyways, and why was Peter picking them if they were already pickled? I can’t answer those questions for you, but I can tell you how to pickle them yourself....

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Radio Archive: Bariatric Surgery

This show originally aired on October 1, 2011 For one of the very first shows I did on The Wake Up Call, I had a special call in guest, Dr. Jeffrey Baker of Baker Bariatrics. Dr. Baker is one of the  surgeons for...

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Thank you. Two simple words that are so hard to say.

This last weekend was the Obesity Action Coalition’s 3rd Annual Your Weight Matters Convention. It was a great weekend, and I will be posting things about it over the coming weeks, including a slew of mini-interviews I did with attendees,...

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OAC’s Annual Barbara Thompson Award For Advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION: James Zervios Director of Communications, OAC (800) 717-3117 jzervios@obesityaction.org ROB PORTINGA, HONORED WITH THE OBESITY ACTION COALITION’S “BARBARA THOMPSON AWARD FOR ADVOCACY” Tampa, Fla. – Washington state resident Rob Portinga was honored...

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Even If It’s Organic, Check The Label

There’s little doubt that when you can, buying something “organic” means you’re getting something that is going to be better for you. There won’t be funky additives, colors, and there’s the fact that things organically grown don’t use pesticides and...

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Being Flexible In The Kitchen

No, I’m not talking about doing your exercises in the kitchen – I’m talking about being willing to experiment a bit, being creative. See, I’m the sort that reads cook books for fun. Sometimes it seems I am constantly scanning...