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A helpful discussion of vegetarian cooking, including foods, recipes and tips for vegetarians.
Your daily protein requirement can be calculated with a mathematical equation or by using portion size.
Weight Loss and Diet Tips to help you in your efforts to maintain a healthy weight.
Food Supply Tips include help when grocery shopping, determining egg quality, HFCS in processed foods and fiber in breads.
Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
A potato salad recipe that provides a healthier twist on this summer classic, including tips for preparation and storage.
What exactly is vegetarian food and what are the various types of vegetarians and how they fit in a meat-eating world.
A list of empty calories that can sabotage your desire to pursue a healthy lifestyle.
Recipe Lentil Soup - a hearty soup made with complementary proteins and savory vegetables
Food facts in small bites for easy consumption, including printable lists you can take with you.
Digestion tips provides some useful ideas to help you improve your digestion and treat indigestion,
A discussion of good fat and how you can improve your health by including healthy fat in your diet.
A way to define protein that includes, sources, functions, deficiency and requirements.
Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.
Gout foods provides a list of good and bad foods for fighting this painful condition that causes swelling of joints.
An overview of good carbs with a printable list of all the healthy carbohydrates that fit in this category.
A definition of kwashiorkor with causes, symptoms and groups most likely affected by this form of malnutrition.
Tips, techniques to help you limit junk food as a step toward a healthy eating lifestyle.
Grilling safety tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.
Healthy eating for kids provides a comprehensive look at nutrients, calories, food groups and symptoms of malnutrition that will help parents plan a healthy diet for their children.
This page provides ten eating healthy tips to help you reach your goal of eating healthy and feeling well.
If you follow the news, you have probably heard about the discovery of a so-called obesity gene, which directs the action of leptin, the hormone that affects appetite and how our bodies use energy.
Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.
A list of names for sugar found on food labels, to help you spend your food dollars wisely.
A list of fiber foods with 3 grams of fiber per serving, to help you include enough fiber in your diet for good health.
A description of the food supply and how it affects what we eat and how healthy we are, including information about organic foods, pesticides and food additives.
A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.
What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
A discussion of food additives including a printable list of additives arranged by category to help you know what you are eating.
A list of foods that lower cholesterol that you can include in your healthy eating lifestyle.
Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the vegetarian diet, in all its variations, and this page discusses the whys and wherefores of that lifestyle choice.
Healthy Eating Fiber explains how to get enough fiber into your diet and why it's so important that you do...
An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.
A comprehensive discussion of protein facts and functions, including sources, servings and suggestions for including protein in your diet.
A list of vegetable protein sources for those who want some plant protein alternatives to meat protein.
A comprehensive list of useful tips to help prevent child obesity that you can print and keep handy for reference..
Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, a method that takes into account your height, weight, gender and activity level.
A discussion of malnutrition, its causes and the affect it has on various population groups around the world.
If you have digestive discomfort, you need an answer to the question, What are FODMAPS, including food lists.
Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.
Turmeric may have a role to play in breast cancer prevention and treatment, and is considered by some to be one of the super foods.
Healthy Eating Protein defines and discusses the importance of protein in your diet.
A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
The decision to eat healthy is not a difficult one. The challenge arises when a consumer examines labels at the grocery store in order to make the best
Take this Fiber Quiz to see what you know about this important component of a healthy diet.
Healthy Eating Nutrition is an introduction to the major components of the science of food that you need to undertand in order to learn how to eat a healthy diet.
A discussion of the use of raw eggs and the potential for salmonella poisoning from the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.
Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.
A discussion of phytochemicals and how you can include these protective plant nutrients in your healthy diet.