Category: Blog

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Dressing Up Your Water

It’s been three years now since I gave up drinking soft drinks… and I still miss it at times. But, I have to say I genuinely enjoy drinking water. I really like the refreshment of an ice cold glass of...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Soapnuts

Living a Positively Healthy life is about more than just what we eat, and to that end I’ve been trying to make other healthy changes in my life. One of those changes has been to start using fewer and fewer...

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YWM2014 – The Interviews Roundup

So at the request of a friend, I am putting together a post that will be an easy reference to all the audio interviews I did… Some interesting (or maybe not so much) stats… I recorded 79 interviews with 77 people...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Fats

Originally I wanted to just do a quick beginner’s guide to cooking oils, but then I realized it really isn’t as simple as that. I’m not here to just tell you to “eat this, not that”. I’m here (hopefully) to...

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Barbara Thompson Award for Advocacy

It’s no secret, I’m a big supporter of the Obesity Action Coalition. I became a member to be a voice against obesity bias and stigma. Over the last few years I was honored to be chosen to join the OAC...

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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…

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2012/20121006WUC0240-HowSweetItIs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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...

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Radio Archive: Bariatric Surgery

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2011/20111001WUC0111-BariatricSurgery.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis 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...

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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...