Healthy Eating Blog

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Dec 15, 2017

Recipe Wassail - Spicey hot apple cider with orange juice

Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!

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Dec 14, 2017

Garlic Facts and Benefits - Besides a seat on the subway!

A discussion of garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, as well as health benefits of this so-called stinking rose.

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Dec 13, 2017

Vegetarian Diets

A discussion of vegetarian diets -- why people choose them and the ramifications of that choice.

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Dec 12, 2017

Age Concern and Healthy Eating

A list of helpful ways to address healthy eating age concern and providing a healthy diet for senior citizens..

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Dec 11, 2017

Vegetarian Recipes Lasagna

One of my favorite vegetarian recipes lasagna - for a meatless version of this popular dish!

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Dec 08, 2017

Recipe Granola

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!

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Dec 07, 2017

Healthy Eating Guidelines

A quick take on healthy eating guidelines, designed to give you the information you need in a convenient format..

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Dec 06, 2017

Recipe and Cooking Tips

Recipe and Cooking Tips provides useful ideas to help make your recipes and cooking more nutritious and better tasting.

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Dec 05, 2017

Carbohydrates List

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.

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Dec 04, 2017

Super Foods

A discussion with list of super foods that can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Dec 01, 2017

Recipe French Onion Soup - Fondue for Dinner

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.

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Nov 30, 2017

Fatty Foods - Lab Rats and Human Ones

Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.

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Nov 29, 2017

Botulism - Food Sickness

A definition and description of botulism, including cause, symptom, sources and what you can do to avoid getting sick.

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Nov 28, 2017

Recipe Calzones

Recipe Calzones, homemade bread with a wonderful pizza or spinach-ricotta filling.

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Nov 22, 2017

Recipe Baklava - A Holiday Tradition

Recipe Baklava - Delightful nutty treat made with honey and phyllo leaves.

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Nov 21, 2017

My Cream Soup has Curdled

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

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Nov 20, 2017

Recipe Nut Loaf

Recipe Nut Loaf for a nice meatless addition to your menu planning and a chance to try something different.

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Nov 19, 2017

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna - a delicious variation of this popular favorite.

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Nov 17, 2017

Free Recipes Wassail

Free Recipes Wassail: Delicious, spicy holiday punch recipe that you can also enjoy all winter long.

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Nov 16, 2017

Nutrition Tips - Ideas to help you get the most from your diet.

Nutrition Tips, such as choose color, water the beverage of choice, and other healthy eating ideas to help improve your nutrition status.

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Nov 15, 2017

Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf

Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf - a main dish for Lacto-ovo vegetarians

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Nov 13, 2017

Psst! That's Vegetarian Food!

What exactly is vegetarian food and what are the various types of vegetarians and how they fit in a meat-eating world.

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Nov 10, 2017

Free Healthy Eating Plan

Here is a simple and free healthy eating plan to help you get started toward living long and well.

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Nov 09, 2017

Preventing Cancer - Kim, this one's for you.

Preventing Cancer - Too many people have suffered and died from this devastating disease, but there are some things you can do.

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Nov 08, 2017

Omega fats

A description of omega fats - the two types and how they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Nov 07, 2017

Vitamin Supplements - To Take or Toss Them

A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.

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Nov 06, 2017

Stomach Problems

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

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Nov 03, 2017

Osteoporosis Prevention

A list of foods that you can include in your diet for osteoporosis prevention and good bone health.

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Nov 02, 2017

Daily Protein Requirements

A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.

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Nov 01, 2017

Trading Addictions

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

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Oct 31, 2017

Getting Enough Iodine

Carol's question... I cannot have either dairy or seafood because of severe food allergies. Therefore, from what other sources can I obtain iodine?

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Oct 30, 2017

Is White Bread the Same as Sugar?

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

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Oct 27, 2017

Cancer Prevention Diet

Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.

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Oct 26, 2017

Problems with Getting Older

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

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Oct 24, 2017

Calcium Sources and Function

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.

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Oct 23, 2017

Zinc Sources and Functions

Discussion of zinc sources and functions, and the important role this mineral has to play in your good health.

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Oct 21, 2017

Folic Acid Sources and Functions

Discusses Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate, in your diet.

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Oct 20, 2017

What Is Gout? - More than a royal pain!

What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.

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Oct 19, 2017

Vitamin E

Everything you need to know about Vitamin E and its role in helping you to feel well and live long,

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Oct 18, 2017

Good Sources of Protein

A list of good sources of protein, both animal protein and plant protein, along with daily protein requirements.

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Oct 17, 2017

Low Glycemic Foods

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.

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Oct 16, 2017

Healthy Eating Diet Plan

A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.

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Oct 13, 2017

Healthy Eating Minerals - Calcium

Healthy Eating Minerals explains why calcium is critical in your diet, and includes a list of sources and functions of this important mineral.

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Oct 12, 2017

Egg Day - A Holiday for the Birds?

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.

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Oct 11, 2017

Vitamin A Sources and Functions

Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.

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Oct 10, 2017

Importance of Complementary Proteins

Visitor's Question: What is the importance of complementary proteins? Suzy's Answer: This is a great question and especially important to those who

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Oct 09, 2017

Eating Disorder

A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.

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Oct 06, 2017

Iron Sources and Functions

Discussion of iron sources and functions, and how you can make sure you get enough of this important mineral.

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Oct 05, 2017

Vitamin D

This page explains the role that vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, plays in your health, including sources and functions of this important vitamin.

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  1. Recipe Wassail - Spicey hot apple cider with orange juice

    Dec 15, 17 08:20 AM

    Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!

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    Dec 14, 17 09:06 AM

    A discussion of garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, as well as health benefits of this so-called stinking rose.

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    Dec 13, 17 08:53 AM

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