Smart Health Talk

Stop Easter Candy Blindness: Review Labels Before Tossing

LogoStop and read those Easter candy labels before tossing them out this year and let’s try and stop the viscous circle of ”Easter Candy Blindness!” Maybe if we all read the labels now after Easter, we can accept the reality of what we just did to our child giving them all those Easter candy products. Before Easter we get caught up in a flurry of putting together the “Easter Experience” so we can bring smiles to our children’s faces and feel the joy of watching them hit the candy jackpot. All our parental instincts and common sense goes out the window.

Community Organization Saves Longest Running Black History Month Parade and Will Go Ahead on 2-2-13

LogoAs cities and counties fall victim to upside down budgets, such as what happened in San Bernardino, California, there are casualties to the chopping block ripple that extend further than jobs and services and reach the very core of the community and what keeps its members connected.

Gleefully Chew Your Way out of Hundreds of Calories

LogoIt's easy to give in to temptation and put on extra pounds thinking New Year's Resolutions will miraculously take them away. Smart Health Talk wants to encourage everyone to forget that and start with new lifestyle changing goals now. Instead of facing the task of taking off pounds after the New Year, already be on your way to a healthier you when New Years comes around. Guest from Glee Gum and host Elaine McFadden discuss how chewing gum can be a great tool for saving hundreds of calories along with other tips.

Surviving the Holiday Without Packing on the Pounds

LogoBy adjusting some of our actions and choices we can start the new year already on track to a more healthful lifestyle and ideal body weight instead of looking at an extra 20 pounds packed on in just a little over a month of holiday partying. Pig out until your miserable, indulge in some of your favorite holiday foods, and party on your terms. Just be real on what you are consuming, plan how to make up the difference and see if you can at least keep the scale needle steady and not let it move upward.

America Recycles Day Reminds Us of Recycling Industry Job Potential and True Value of Trash

LogoAmerica Recycles Day reminds us just how valuable trash is and forces us to question any logic for dumping or burning something with such a huge financial return potential. Today, November 15th, 2012, the 15th Anniversary for has never brought a more important message to the country.

Unsuspecting Products We Use Everyday That Could Be Making Us Fat

LogoWhat you might not know could be making you fat. Leah Zerbe, Online Editor for, has researched this subject extensively and will join Smart Health Talk Thursday, August 30th at 4:00 pm PST so we can better understand how they get in our bodies.

Organic Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar...nature's Secrets to Energy, Endurance, and Good Health

LogoWhen we think of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, we can’t help but think of the history attached to these iconic foods. There is a reason their staying power as dominant ingredients for flavoring and health have thrived since before 4,000 B.C., they are both delicious and deliver concentrated flavor and health benefits.

Smart Health Talk Olympic Kickoff With Hometown Olympic Coach Sue Nesbitt

LogoFor the first time the Riverside Aquatics Association (RAA) is hosting the Southern California Swimming (SCS) Junior Olympics Event for Age Group Swimming everyday through Sunday. Each day’s event awards will be given out at 5:00 pm that day. It’s a great free family event. Parking is $5.00.

Hawaii and Vermont Representatives Elle Cochran and Kate Webb on Mandatory GMO Labeling Bills Today

LogoTwo women legislators representing the people of their state by introducing a Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill, now find themselves facing GMO seed maker Monsanto in two different ways. One faces a long-standing physical presence and the other a lawsuit.

Countdown to Earth Day Launch With Dag Falck from Nature's Path Organic Foods

LogoSmart Health Talk has launched a “Countdown to Earth Day” and is posting reminders at least two times per day on their Twitter and Facebook accounts in the hope of raising the consciousness level as to the true scope of what Earth Day is to all of us. Elaine McFadden, the host of Smart Health Talk explains the reason for starting the countdown is that it seems like each year Earth Day comes and goes so fast that we hardly have enough time to really think about what it is all about. A lot is happening in the world and it can feel so big there is nothing we personally can do about it.