Episode 8: Getting an “Oil Change”

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The days of the "low-fat diet" are pretty much gone. Our bodies need fat to function properly, but the kind of fat we eat makes a difference.  In this episode of Baby Steps to Better Health, I'll talk about the bad fats and oils to avoid in your diet and what ones to choose instead. [...]

Episode 7: Eat Only When You’re Hungry

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Do you find yourself mindlessly munching in front of the TV, or eating because you are stressed out or emotional?  If hunger isn't the problem, then food isn't the answer!  In this video, learn how to know if you are hungry or if something else is driving your eating, and use my key strategy for [...]

Episode 6: Make Sleep a Priority

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We live in a culture that prides itself on productivity, and sleep is often considered a nuisance that gets in the way of work, family, TV, the internet, email and exercise. We make up for this lack of sleep by filling our tanks with sugar, refined carbohydrates, caffeine, and other stimulants that we hope will [...]

Episode 5: Increase Your Activity with HIIT

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High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT for short, can be a great way to fit exercise into a busy schedule.  it only takes minutes to complete, and still gives you some really wonderful health benefits. Note: When I talk about Tabata in this episode, I meant to say 10 seconds, not 10 minutes, when talking [...]

Episode 4: Taking Omega 3 Supplements

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The effects of Omega 3 fatty acids on human health have been researched significantly over the last 40 years.  Overall, studies indicate that consumption of Omega 3 fatty acids (EPA, DHA) are beneficial to cardiac health and other inflammatory conditions, but most people eating even a "healthy" American diet do not consume enough of it. [...]

Episode #2: Lovin’ My Veggies!

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In this episode,  I'll share how adding vegetables to your daily diet will make your body love you,  and some easy ways to love your veggies! I mention a couple of resources in the video, and you can download those here: Salad Fixings Salad Variations After you watch the video, please share your favorite ways [...]

Welcome!

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Are you feeling overwhelmed by the challenges of getting healthy? Don't despair!  The path to better health is traveled just one simple step at a time.  Let your journey start here!  Each week I'll be posting one step you can take to improve your health. It may not seem like much at the start, but [...]