Healthy Eating Blog

I am passionate about helping you understand what it takes to pursue a healthy eating lifestyle. This blog is my forum to share with you information about issues related to nutrition and wellness through a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 25, 2017

Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.

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Mar 24, 2017

What are Carbohydrates?

What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Mar 23, 2017

Food Additives

A discussion of food additives including a printable list of additives arranged by category to help you know what you are eating.

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Mar 22, 2017

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

A list of foods that lower cholesterol that you can include in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 17, 2017

Vegetarian Diet

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.

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Mar 16, 2017

Healthy Eating Fiber

Healthy Eating Fiber explains how to get enough fiber into your diet and why it's so important that you do...

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Mar 15, 2017

Best Diet Plan - An overview of weight loss plans

An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.

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Mar 14, 2017

Protein Facts and Functions

A comprehensive discussion of protein facts and functions, including sources, servings and suggestions for including protein in your diet.

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Mar 13, 2017

Vegetable Protein

A list of vegetable protein sources for those who want some plant protein alternatives to meat protein.

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Mar 11, 2017

Child Obesity Prevention List

A comprehensive list of useful tips to help prevent child obesity that you can print and keep handy for reference..

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Mar 10, 2017

Estimate Calorie Needs

Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, a method that takes into account your height, weight, gender and activity level.

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Mar 09, 2017

Malnutrition - Causes and Effects

A discussion of malnutrition, its causes and the affect it has on various population groups around the world.

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Mar 08, 2017

FODMAPS What are they?

If you have digestive discomfort, you need an answer to the question, What are FODMAPS, including food lists.

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Mar 07, 2017

Grocery Shopping Tips - Making your food dollars count

Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.

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Mar 06, 2017

Breast Cancer and Turmeric

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.

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Mar 03, 2017

Healthy Eating Protein

Healthy Eating Protein defines and discusses the importance of protein in your diet.

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Mar 02, 2017

Weight Loss Tips

A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.

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Mar 01, 2017

Organic Versus Non-GMO Labels

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

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Feb 28, 2017

Fiber Quiz - What do you know about "roughage?"

Take this Fiber Quiz to see what you know about this important component of a healthy diet.

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Feb 27, 2017

Healthy Eating Nutrition - What you need to know about the science of eating

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.

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Feb 25, 2017

Salmonella - Is it Lurking in Your Chocolate Mousse?

A discussion of the use of raw eggs and the potential for salmonella poisoning from the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.

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Feb 24, 2017

Recovery Diet - Eating Tips for Recovering Addicts

Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.

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Feb 22, 2017

Phytochemicals - Plant Nutrients for Your Good Health

A discussion of phytochemicals and how you can include these protective plant nutrients in your healthy diet.

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Feb 21, 2017

Healthy Eating Water - The essential nutrient we often forget

Healthy Eating Water describes why water is such an important hydration nutrient and one we often forget when planning a healthy diet.

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Feb 20, 2017

Healthy Eating Fats - Everything you need to know about this nutrient category

Healthy Eating Fats defines all of the different types of fats and helps you understand how they should fit into your healthy eating approach.

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Feb 17, 2017

Other Names for MSG

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.

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Feb 16, 2017

What do vegetarians eat? It's more than "rabbit food!"

An answer to the question, what do vegetarians eat, including different types of vegetarianism and recipe ideas.

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Feb 15, 2017

Sources of Iron - Foods that help you get enough of this important mineral

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.

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Feb 14, 2017

Sodium Sources and Functions

Discussion of sodium sources and functions and the importance of keeping a proper balance of this nutrient mineral in your diet.

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Feb 13, 2017

Healthy Eating Beans

Healthy Eating Beans - In addition to being a significant source of valuable protein, fiber and other nutrients, beans are inexpensive and easy to store.

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Feb 09, 2017

Diabetes Facts - What you need to know

This page provides a list of diabetes facts to help you understand this debilitating disease.

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Feb 08, 2017

Vegetarian Nutrition - What you need to know to go meatless

A comprehensive discussion of vegetarian nutrition concepts.

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Feb 07, 2017

How to Use Turmeric - Adding this spice to your diet can help you stay well.

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.

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Feb 06, 2017

Eating Healthy Guide

This page provides an eating healthy guide to help you as you pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Feb 03, 2017

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Tips for eating healthy on a budget that will help you make your food dollars matter.

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Feb 02, 2017

What Is Gluten? - Or Why You Probably Shouldn't Eat Libray Paste

What is Gluten? Which foods have it and which foods don't and how food sensitivity can affect your health.

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Feb 01, 2017

Meatless Meals - Try one meal without meat this week.

Although meat is a good source of protein, your pocketbook and your health may benefit from adding some meatless meals to your diet.

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Jan 31, 2017

Replace Soft Drinks with Healthier Beverages

Replace soft drinks with healthier choices and begin your journey to a healthier lifestyle and wellness.

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Jan 30, 2017

Protein Sources and Functions

A comprehensive discussion of protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jan 27, 2017

Healthy Eating Grains

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.

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Jan 26, 2017

Nutrition Quiz Fats - What do you know about this much-maligned nutrient?

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.

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Jan 25, 2017

Dietary Guidelines

A list of dietary guidelines to help you meet your goal to eat healthy, feel well and live long.

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Jan 24, 2017

Diets and Weight Loss

Discussion of weight loss and diets, including tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

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Jan 23, 2017

Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

A definition of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, including what it is and a possible solution to this food related issue.

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Jan 21, 2017

Benefits of Healthy Eating

Don't miss out on the benefits of healthy eating, that can help you feel better and live longer.

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Jan 20, 2017

Healthy Eating Advice - What's a Guinea Pig to Do?

Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig for all of the food companies and healthy eating experts?

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Jan 19, 2017

Wellness - It's more precious than gold

How you can achieve wellness by taking care of your body, mind and spirit.

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Jan 18, 2017

Nutritional Foods

A discussion of nutritional foods including what generally makes a food nutritious as well as specific foods that are part of a healthy diet.

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Jan 17, 2017

Good Protein Sources

Good protein sources that you can include in your diet in order to make sure you get enough of this important nutrient.

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Most Recent Articles

  1. Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

    Mar 25, 17 12:55 PM

    A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.

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  2. What are Carbohydrates?

    Mar 24, 17 09:14 AM

    What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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  3. Food Additives

    Mar 23, 17 04:09 PM

    A discussion of food additives including a printable list of additives arranged by category to help you know what you are eating.

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