I am passionate about healthy eating. This blog is my forum to share with you my thoughts about issues related to nutrition and wellness through a healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe Sloppy Joes for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and Vegan.
Recipe Chili - a delicious vegetarian chili that is chock full of nutritious ingredients and a mainstay of a healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe Baklava - Delightful nutty treat made with honey and phyllo leaves.
Although meat is a good source of protein, your pocketbook and your health may benefit from adding some meatless meals to your diet.
Discussion of Vitamin B12 sources and functions to help you succeed with a healthy eating lifestyle.
This page explains why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.
Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
A helpful discussion of vegetarian cooking, including foods, recipes and tips for vegetarians.
A discussion of high fructose corn syrup and how it may affect your healthy eating choices.
Vitamin C sources and functions discussed, along with the importance of getting enough of this important vitamin.
Discusses Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate, in your diet.
Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.
What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.
A discussion of cancer prevention through healthy eating choices.
Tips, techniques to help you limit junk food as a step toward a healthy eating lifestyle.
Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.
What is the Glycemic Index - A comprehensive definition of the glycemic index and how knowing how to use it can help you with your healthy eating lifestyle.
A discussion of phytonutrients, including a list of the most commonly known phytochemicals with food sources and beneficial effects including helping you prevent cancer.
Tips for eating healthy on a budget that will help you make your food dollars matter.
Gout foods provides a list of good and bad foods for fighting this painful condition that causes swelling of joints.
A list of caffeine facts to help you decide if this widely used substance can be part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
A list of iron foods that you can include in your daily menu plans to get enough iron in your diet
Healthy Eating Weight Loss: Nearly everyone has been on a weight loss regimen at some time in his or her life, and many people have experienced the full gamut of approaches to weight reduction.
A discussion with list of super foods that can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
Healthy Eating Fiber explains how to get enough fiber into your diet and why it's so important that you do...
Discussion of zinc sources and functions, and the important role this mineral has to play in your good health.
Healthy Eating Vitamins is a description of all of the major vitamins and a discussion of their importance to your health.
A discussion of garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, as well as health benefits of this so-called stinking rose.
An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.
An answer to the question, what do vegetarians eat, including different types of vegetarianism and recipe ideas.
Replace soft drinks with healthier choices and begin your journey to a healthier lifestyle and wellness.
Discussion of biotin sources and functions, and why this B vitamin is vital to your healthy eating lifestyle.
Discussion of chromium sources and functions as part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
definition of photosynthesis, what it is, and how it is connected to carbohydrates and a healthy eating lifestyle.
Flaxseed is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, in the form of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), which have been shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol, especially the LDL or Lousy type.
A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
A discussion of solanine in green potatoes and whether we should be concerned about these potentially poisonous tubers.
Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.
Healthy Eating Fats defines all of the different types of fats and helps you understand how they should fit into your healthy eating approach.
Discussion of copper sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough copper from the foods you eat.
Vegetarian Stories - Sometimes it takes a sense of humor to be a vegetarian in a meat-eating society. Here are some true stories of what can happen.
Healthy Eating Protein defines and discusses the importance of protein in your diet.
Discussion of sodium sources and functions and the importance of keeping a proper balance of this nutrient mineral in your diet.
Discussion of manganese sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this important mineral.
Spices and herbs are the substances that make our food taste good, but they also are a source of vital nutrients.
Healthy Eating Minerals explains why these important nutrients are necessary for your good health and how to get enough in your diet.
A discussion of the use of raw eggs and the potential for salmonella poisoning from the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.
A discussion of gluten free foods and how you can eat healthy while pursuing a gluten-free diet.
Discussion of fluoride sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral to your health.