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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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Jan 16, 2017

Healthy Eating -- Food Matters

Healthy Eating is committed to helping you educate yourself about nutrition and eating healthy in order to feel great and stay well.

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Jan 13, 2017

Eating Healthy - Why does it matter?

Eating healthy will make a difference in how you look, feel, function and how long you live.

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Jan 12, 2017

Losing Weight - Tips to help

Useful tips for losing weight and staying healthy while you do it, includes printable list.

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Jan 11, 2017

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Super foods!

A new category of foods called Super foods is discussed , including definition, types and examples.

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Jan 10, 2017

Diet Food

A discussion of diet food, what it is, what is isn't and what it takes to lose weight and stay healthy.

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Jan 09, 2017

Healthy Eating Weight Loss

Healthy Eating Weight Loss: Nearly everyone has been on a weight loss regimen at some time in his or her life, and many people have experienced the full gamut of approaches to weight reduction.

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Jan 06, 2017

Reduce Added Sugar - Tips and tactics for living the sweet life with less sugar

Whys and ways you can reduce added sugar in your diet for better health and longer life.

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Jan 05, 2017

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

A comprehensive look at healthy eating during pregnancy, including a list of specific nutrient needs and which foods to choose for a healthy baby.

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Jan 04, 2017

Green Potatoes - Toxic Tubers?

If you have ever wondered about why you sometimes see green potatoes, here is an explanation of the causes and cautions with regard to these potentially toxic tubers.

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Jan 03, 2017

Blood Lipid Profile

A definition of blood lipid profile, including what it is and the desirable numbers for a healhy life.

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Dec 30, 2016

Vegetarian Stories

Vegetarian Stories - Sometimes it takes a sense of humor to be a vegetarian in a meat-eating society. Here are some true stories of what can happen.

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Dec 29, 2016

Weight Loss Quiz

A weight loss quiz to test your basic knowledge of how your body uses calories to help you test what you know about this important topic.

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Dec 28, 2016

The Best Weight Loss Plan

This page discusses the best weight loss plan, with a list of red flags, and attributes to look for when considering the best way to lose weight.

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Dec 22, 2016

Vegetarian Diets

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

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Dec 21, 2016

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 20, 2016

Spices and Herbs - An important part of your healthy eating lifestyle

Spices and herbs are the substances that make our food taste good, but they also are a source of vital nutrients.

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Dec 19, 2016

Healthy Eating for Seniors

List of strategies for healthy eating for seniors, including eating and lifestyle tips in a printable list.

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Dec 16, 2016

Raise Good Cholesterol - How to get to a higher number

This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.

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Dec 15, 2016

Nuts and Seeds - How they fit into a healthy eating lifestyle

Nuts and seeds are popular and nutritious foods in many diets and a staple of a vegetarian lifestyle.

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Dec 14, 2016

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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Dec 13, 2016

Benefits of Eating Healthy

A list of the benefits of eating healthy, that will encourage you to take a look at your diet and its effect on your health.

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Dec 12, 2016

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 09, 2016

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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  1. Healthy Eating Water - The essential nutrient we often forget

    Feb 21, 17 09:35 AM

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

    Feb 20, 17 12:05 PM

    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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  3. Other Names for MSG

    Feb 17, 17 12:19 PM

    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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