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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Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!
A discussion of garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, as well as health benefits of this so-called stinking rose.
A discussion of vegetarian diets -- why people choose them and the ramifications of that choice.
A list of helpful ways to address healthy eating age concern and providing a healthy diet for senior citizens..
One of my favorite vegetarian recipes lasagna - for a meatless version of this popular dish!
Recipe Granola - a delicious version of this popular combination of whole grains, nuts, seeds, honey and oil that will fill your kitchen with its wonderful fragrance!
A quick take on healthy eating guidelines, designed to give you the information you need in a convenient format..
Recipe and Cooking Tips provides useful ideas to help make your recipes and cooking more nutritious and better tasting.
A list of good carbohydrates to help you know good carbs from bad ones and how the good ones form part of a healthy eating diet.
A discussion with list of super foods that can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe French Onion Soup - a vegetarian version of this popular soup with its savory onion base, a touch of vermouth and baked with a crusty crouton and Swiss cheese.
Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.
A definition and description of botulism, including cause, symptom, sources and what you can do to avoid getting sick.
Recipe Calzones, homemade bread with a wonderful pizza or spinach-ricotta filling.
Recipe Baklava - Delightful nutty treat made with honey and phyllo leaves.
Montana's question... I just finished making cream of chicken soup with veggies and after all the hard work, (and just like the last time, twice out
Recipe Nut Loaf for a nice meatless addition to your menu planning and a chance to try something different.
Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna - a delicious variation of this popular favorite.
Free Recipes Wassail: Delicious, spicy holiday punch recipe that you can also enjoy all winter long.
Nutrition Tips, such as choose color, water the beverage of choice, and other healthy eating ideas to help improve your nutrition status.
Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf - a main dish for Lacto-ovo vegetarians
What exactly is vegetarian food and what are the various types of vegetarians and how they fit in a meat-eating world.
Here is a simple and free healthy eating plan to help you get started toward living long and well.
Preventing Cancer - Too many people have suffered and died from this devastating disease, but there are some things you can do.
A description of omega fats - the two types and how they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.
Bones' Question: I have been eating healthy for a week now and eating an Activia yogurt every day, fresh veggies at every meal--a lot of them. Now, since
A list of foods that you can include in your diet for osteoporosis prevention and good bone health.
A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.
Kristy's question... Hi, I am a 22-year-old recovering heroin addict. I have found that since I quit using, that I changed from that addiction to being
Carol's question... I cannot have either dairy or seafood because of severe food allergies. Therefore, from what other sources can I obtain iodine?
Shari's question... My husband and I are having a disagreement, and I am hoping you can settle it. He says that eating white bread is the same as eating
Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.
SMT's question... Hi Suzy! Ive been laid up for 7 weeks with back problems, so I've had a lot of time to look through your website. I am in my forties
All you need to know about calcium functions and calcium sources and its role as one of the important minerals in your healthy eating lifestyle.
Discussion of zinc sources and functions, and the important role this mineral has to play in your good health.
Discusses Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate, in your diet.
What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.
Everything you need to know about Vitamin E and its role in helping you to feel well and live long,
A list of good sources of protein, both animal protein and plant protein, along with daily protein requirements.
The glycemic index is the basis for determining low glycemic foods, which have been associated with a lower risk of disease and help with weight loss.
A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.
Healthy Eating Minerals explains why calcium is critical in your diet, and includes a list of sources and functions of this important mineral.
A discussion of Egg Day and how eggs can be part of a healthy eating lifestyle, in spite or the bad press they have received over the years.
Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.
Visitor's Question: What is the importance of complementary proteins? Suzy's Answer: This is a great question and especially important to those who
A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.
Discussion of iron sources and functions, and how you can make sure you get enough of this important mineral.
This page explains the role that vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, plays in your health, including sources and functions of this important vitamin.