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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Aug 18, 2017

Water Quiz - How much do you know about this nutrient?

Water Quiz - Test your knowledge of this nutrient that is vital to your healthy eating goals.

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Aug 17, 2017

Carbohydrates Quiz - Do You Know a Carb from a Carbuncle?

Just for fun, test your knowledge with this carbohydrates quiz designed to test what you know about the basics of this important nutrient category.

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Aug 16, 2017

A Healthy Breakfast is King

A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.

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Aug 15, 2017

Potassium Foods

A list of potassium foods with that will help you plan a healthy eating lifestyle that includes all the important nutrients,

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Aug 14, 2017

Superfoods

Superfoods is a relatively new and increasingly popular term being used in the healthy eating food vernacular.

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Aug 11, 2017

Indigestion - How to Prevent It

A list of helpful ideas to help you avoid indigestion, including a printable list that you can take with you.

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Aug 10, 2017

Healthy Liver - Foods and Functions

A discussion of how the liver functions and what you can do to support and maintain a healthy liver.

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Aug 09, 2017

Healthy Eating Plan

A discussion of the value of a healthy eating plan in helping you to feel better and stay well by making a sound nutrition plan.

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Aug 08, 2017

Unhealthy Eating - Is it Addictive?

A discussion of unhealthy eating as showcased in a recent study regarding fatty foods.

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Aug 07, 2017

Healthy Protein Foods

A list of healthy protein foods that will help you plan your menus to include foods that contain this important nutrient.

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Aug 04, 2017

Cancer Prevention on Both Sides of the Ball

A discussion of cancer prevention through healthy eating choices.

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Aug 03, 2017

Add Fiber - Include some fiber foods in your diet today

Add fiber to your diet, a small step you can take toward your goal of eating healthy.

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Aug 02, 2017

Good Carbohydrates

A list of good carbohydrates that can form part of a healthy eating lifestyle--printable list included.

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Jul 28, 2017

Vitamin C Sources and Functions

Vitamin C sources and functions discussed, along with the importance of getting enough of this important vitamin.

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Jul 27, 2017

Monosodium Glutamate

A comprehensive definition of monosodium glutamate, including what it is, other names for it, and its potential problems in the food supply.

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Jul 26, 2017

Diabetes Diet - Food for thought for us all

Diabetes diet is discussed including eating healthy and a description of what causes this dread disease.

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Jul 22, 2017

Healthy Eating Diet - 10 Tips to Eating Healthy

Ten tips that will help with your healthy eating diet, including buying and preparing the foods that will keep you healthy and help you live longer.

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Jul 21, 2017

Food Poisoning

A comprehensive list of ways to prevent food poisoning, including useful tips for handling and storage of your favorite foods.

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Jul 20, 2017

Vegetarian Protein

A list of vegetarian protein sources to help those who are pursuing a vegetarian diet or who wish to include some meatless meals in their diet.

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Jul 19, 2017

High Glycemic Foods

Discussion of high glycemic foods, including a list of those foods that would fit into that category.

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Jul 18, 2017

Metabolic Syndrome

A discussion of metabolic syndrome, a list of risks associated with it and ways to improve it through lifestyle changes.

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Jul 17, 2017

Too Much Protein

A discussion of the effects of too much protein, a form of malnutrition, in your diet on your health and well-being.

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Jul 15, 2017

Protein Requirements

A discussion of protein requirements using several methods including math calculation and serving sizes.

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Jul 14, 2017

Minerals - Important nutrients in your good health

This page explains why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.

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Jul 13, 2017

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating Tips is always something fun to read to pick up new, easy ideas...

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Jul 12, 2017

Healthy Eating Caffeine

Healthy Eating Caffeine provides information about caffeine, including where it is found and how it affects your health.

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Jul 10, 2017

Whole Wheat Pasta - Is it really whole grain?

A discussion of what often passes as whole wheat pasta along with some recipes using this popular carbohydrate food.

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Jul 07, 2017

Nutritional Facts

A discussion of nutrition, including a list of nutritional facts that will help you understand how to have a healthy diet.

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Jul 06, 2017

Good Fat - It's Not an Oxymoron!

A discussion of good fat and how you can improve your health by including healthy fat in your diet.

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Jul 05, 2017

Breakfast Food?

A discussion of the menu offerings that masquerade as breakfast food and what they really represent in your diet.

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Jul 03, 2017

Healthy Eating Habits

This page provides a list of healthy eating habits that will help insure that you live longer and feel better while you're here.

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Jul 01, 2017

Recipe Sloppy Joes Made without Meat

Recipe Sloppy Joes for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and Vegan.

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Jun 30, 2017

Cooking Temperatures

A list of proper cooking temperatures to help you keep food safe for you and your family.

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Jun 29, 2017

Cooking With Beans - Preparation and Digestion Tips

A discussion of cooking with beans, including preparation and recipes, along with ways to avoid digestive upset.

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Jun 28, 2017

Vitamin D Sources and Functions

Vitamin D Sources and Functions tells you everything you need to understand about this important vitamin.

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Jun 27, 2017

Chia Seeds - Tiny nutrition powerhouses

Not just for pottery pets, these highly nutritious chia seeds, an ancient food, can be a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 26, 2017

Drinking with Meals

A discussion of drinking with meals - Is it a good idea or can it cause problems?

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Jun 24, 2017

Chlorophyll

A definition of chlorophyll and how it is connected to green plants and a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 23, 2017

Carbohydrate Definition

A carbohydrate definition, including the type and function of this important nutrient in a healthy diet.

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Jun 22, 2017

Vitamin B12 Foods and Functions

A discussion of vitamin B12 foods and functions, including why it is of particular importance to the elderly.

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Jun 21, 2017

Flax Seed - Ancient Food for the Modern Diet

A discussion of flax seed including how to use it and benefits of making it part of your healthy diet.

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Jun 20, 2017

Niacin Foods -Where to get this B vitamin in your diet

A brief discussion of niacin and a list of niacin foods that are an important part of your diet.

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Jun 19, 2017

Monounsaturated Fats

A brief description of types of fats with a list of the best sources of monounsaturated fats.

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Jun 17, 2017

What is the Glycemic Index?

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.

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Jun 16, 2017

Iron Foods - Dietary sources of Iron

A list of iron foods that you can include in your daily menu plans to get enough iron in your diet

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Jun 15, 2017

Anemia Definition

A definition of anemia including a discussion of iron deficiency, causes, symptoms and how it may affect your good health.

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Jun 14, 2017

Serving of Protein - What does it look like?

You need to know what a serving of protein looks like in order to plan your meals to include enough but not too much of this important nutrient.

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Jun 13, 2017

Healthy Eating Vitamins

Healthy Eating Vitamins is a description of all of the major vitamins and a discussion of their importance to your health.

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Jun 12, 2017

Healthy Eating Glossary

A healthy eating glossary to help you become educated about terms used in health discussions.

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    Aug 18, 17 08:52 AM

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