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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.
Healthy Eating Water describes why water is such an important hydration nutrient and one we often forget when planning a healthy diet.
Healthy Eating Fats defines all of the different types of fats and helps you understand how they should fit into your healthy eating approach.
A discussion of other names for msg, including a printable list that you can use when reading the food labels of the foods you buy.
An answer to the question, what do vegetarians eat, including different types of vegetarianism and recipe ideas.
A list of good food sources of iron to help you be sure to get enough of this important mineral in your diet to keep you feeling well.
Discussion of sodium sources and functions and the importance of keeping a proper balance of this nutrient mineral in your diet.
Healthy Eating Beans - In addition to being a significant source of valuable protein, fiber and other nutrients, beans are inexpensive and easy to store.
This page provides a list of diabetes facts to help you understand this debilitating disease.
A comprehensive discussion of vegetarian nutrition concepts.
How to use turmeric in your diet to be healthy and feel well, including recipes and tips for adding this warm, yellow spice to your healthy eating lifestyle.
This page provides an eating healthy guide to help you as you pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.
Tips for eating healthy on a budget that will help you make your food dollars matter.
What is Gluten? Which foods have it and which foods don't and how food sensitivity can affect your health.
Although meat is a good source of protein, your pocketbook and your health may benefit from adding some meatless meals to your diet.
Replace soft drinks with healthier choices and begin your journey to a healthier lifestyle and wellness.
A comprehensive discussion of protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.
Healthy Eating Grains - While most western diets are mostly wheat-based, there are a number of other grains that can form part of a healthy diet.
How much do you know about fats? This Nutrition Quiz Fats page will help you find out what you know about this often-misunderstood nutrient.
A list of dietary guidelines to help you meet your goal to eat healthy, feel well and live long.
Discussion of weight loss and diets, including tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
A definition of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, including what it is and a possible solution to this food related issue.
Don't miss out on the benefits of healthy eating, that can help you feel better and live longer.
Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig for all of the food companies and healthy eating experts?
How you can achieve wellness by taking care of your body, mind and spirit.
A discussion of nutritional foods including what generally makes a food nutritious as well as specific foods that are part of a healthy diet.
Good protein sources that you can include in your diet in order to make sure you get enough of this important nutrient.