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Radio Archive: Food, Stress and the Brain

This show originally aired on March 17, 2012 Today we talked about dealing with stress, and a bit how it relates to emotional eating which can be a big factor in maintaining a healthy weight as well as contributing to...

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Cookies for Breakfast? Why Not?

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing is taking traditional recipes and trying to re-do them in a healthier way. Not to say there isn’t room in a Positively Healthy life style for a really good, buttery, sugary cookie now...

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Ten Obstacles to Bariatric Surgery – the WLS Podcast

Recently I sat down and had a very nice chat with Reeger Cortell of the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast. That conversation was about a list of 10 obstacles people feel they face when considering bariatric surgery as a treatment for...

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Radio Archive: An Introduction to Yoga Theory

This show originally aired on: March 15, 2014 When we talk about Yoga, most people think of thin women in expensive workout clothes stretching on a mat with a bunch of other people during a class. While the practice most...

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You can’t control the wind…

Fart. Breaking wind. Let one rip. Gas. Flatulence. Cut the cheese. Ok, admit it… you likely snickered right there, didn’t you? Especially if you’re a dude. No matter what you call it, we all do it. Studies show that on...

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Celebrate Easter with Natural Egg Dyes

Being healthy is about more than just what we eat. Being healthy includes making healthy choices in all aspects of our lives. And while there are so many reasons for you to want to do so, I’m going to give...

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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...

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Radio Archive: The Reality of Weight Loss

This show originally aired: March 2, 2013 Given the recent uproar over the latest season of The Biggest Loser, this is a timely revisit to the Radio Archive.  A couple years ago I hosted another great discussion on The Wake...

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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...