Thursday, January 12, 2006

Fast Food - The Eating Well Podcast

Fast Food - The Eating Well Podcast #009
  • What do we think of when we hear the term, "Fast food?"
  • Is it helping or hurting us?
  • What about the burger that comes with it, and breakfast & dinner? It’s no wonder that we have an overweight & obesity epidemic!
  • Don’t they sell salads?
  • Is there anything I can do if I still want to eat at these cheap, convenient food places, but want to make wise choices?
  • Are deli’s like Subway, or the one near work, a good option?
  • Any other good “fast food” options? -ready to eat fruits & veggies -healthier entrees HMR -tuna in a pouch -ready made salds, just choose your dressing wisely or have your own on hand

Doh! Did you notice the Cell Phone? Thanks for the great feedback!

Recommended reading:

Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser ISBN: 0060838582

Diet for a New America by John Robbins ISBN: 0915811812

Super Size Me (a movie) and Don't Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock ISBN: 0425210235

Fox Searchlight productions is going to make Fast Food Nation into a movie.

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Saturday, January 07, 2006

Exercise - The Eating Well Podcast

Exercise - The Eating Well Podcast #008

  • Why bother with exercise anyway?
  • How much is needed and how often should I exercise?
  • What kind of exercise is best?
  • When, if ever, should I start lifting weights? What is the benifit?
  • How do I avoid sore muscles?
  • Is it better to workout in the morning?
  • Wear a pedometer! studies show that this one behavior increase walking tremendously. 10,000 steps per day is a good daily goal (about 5 miles).
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Here is the link to 10,000 Steps