Healthy Eating Blog

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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 healhty 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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Jun 08, 2017

High Fructose Corn Syrup

A discussion of high fructose corn syrup and how it may affect your healthy eating choices.

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Jun 07, 2017

Eating Healthy Prior to Pregnancy

Russell's Question... My wife and I are planning to have our first baby next year. Are there any foods she should be eating now to help make sure the

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Jun 06, 2017

Healthy Eating Facts - Basics of eating healthy

A concise list of healthy eating facts to help you eat healthy and feel well.

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Jun 02, 2017

Trans Fat Foods - Ubiquitous and Unhealthy

A list of trans fat foods to help you to avoid these unhealthy fats as you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 01, 2017

Childhood Obesity

Discussion of fructose and what may be a key to childhood obesity, to help you raise healthier kids

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May 31, 2017

Potassium Sources and Functions

A discussion of potassium sources and functions, and its importance in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 30, 2017

Phytonutrients Will Fight For You

A discussion of phytonutrients, including a list of the most commonly known phytochemicals with food sources and beneficial effects including helping you prevent cancer.

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May 26, 2017

Potato Salad - A Summer Classic

Potato salad is a generic term for any number of combinations of potatoes and other ingredients; you can make a healthier version of this summer classic.

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May 25, 2017

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

A list of healthy weight loss tips to help you reach your goal of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle.

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May 24, 2017

Conscious Eating - Tips for Eating Deliberately for Good Health and Weight Loss

One way to lose or maintain weight and be healthy is to practice conscious eating using these tips as a guide.

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May 23, 2017

Children Eating Healthy

The importance of children eating healthy is discussed along with tips to help you achieve this goal for your family.

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May 22, 2017

Measure Flour Correctly for Perfect Baked Goods

In spite of what you may think, you need to know how to measure flour correctly in order to have your recipes turn out the best baked products.

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May 19, 2017

Healthy Beans - Part of a healthy diet

A list of healthy beans, including description and recipes to help you include these nutritious foods in your diet.

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May 18, 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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May 17, 2017

Trans Fats -- Not Golden After All

Trans fats - You may be old enough to remember when we thought margarine and other hydrogenated fat was considered healthy, but times have changed.

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May 16, 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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May 15, 2017

Carbohydrate Foods

A discussion of carbohydrate foods and how they can fit into a healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 12, 2017

Caffeine Facts - What you should know about this widely-consumed substance.

A list of caffeine facts to help you decide if this widely used substance can be part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 11, 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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May 10, 2017

Fasting to Lose Weight

A discussion of fasting to lose weight in all its various forms.

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May 09, 2017

Magnesium Foods

A list of magnesium foods that will help you ensure that you have enough of this important mineral in your diet.

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May 08, 2017

Fiber in Food - 3 grams per serving

Healthy Eating Fiber gives you a list of fiber in food and those foods with 3 grams of fiber per serving to help you get the dietary fiber you need each day.

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May 06, 2017

Why Vegetarianism?

Why Vegetarianism - Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the subject of a vegetarian diet--in all its variations.

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May 05, 2017

Glycemic Index Diet

A discussion of the glycemic index diet, including a definition of glycemic index and glycemic load.

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May 04, 2017

Protein Functions

A discussion of how protein functions in your body and the importance of protein in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 03, 2017

Tips for Healthy Eating

A list of tips for healthy eating and how each tip can help you feel better and be well.

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May 02, 2017

Cholesterol Lowering Foods

A list of cholesterol lowering foods to incorporate into your healthy eating plan.

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May 01, 2017

BMI Calculator - Knowing your Body Mass Index

A BMI calculator will help you determine whether or not you are at a healthy body weight and may be used to judge weight loss progress.

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Apr 29, 2017

Vegetarian Cooking

A helpful discussion of vegetarian cooking, including foods, recipes and tips for vegetarians.

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Apr 28, 2017

Daily Protein Requirement

Your daily protein requirement can be calculated with a mathematical equation or by using portion size.

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Apr 27, 2017

Weight Loss and Diet Tips

Weight Loss and Diet Tips to help you in your efforts to maintain a healthy weight.

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Apr 26, 2017

Food Supply Tips - Ways to make the food supply work for you.

Food Supply Tips include help when grocery shopping, determining egg quality, HFCS in processed foods and fiber in breads.

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Apr 25, 2017

Ice Cream as Food

Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Apr 24, 2017

Potato Salad Recipe - A taste of summer

A potato salad recipe that provides a healthier twist on this summer classic, including tips for preparation and storage.

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Apr 22, 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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Apr 21, 2017

Empty Calories

A list of empty calories that can sabotage your desire to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

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Apr 20, 2017

Recipe Lentil Soup - Savory, delicious and so good for you!

Recipe Lentil Soup - a hearty soup made with complementary proteins and savory vegetables

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  1. Chlorophyll

    Jun 24, 17 05:05 PM

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

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    Jun 23, 17 10:25 AM

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  3. Vitamin B12 Foods and Functions

    Jun 22, 17 08:36 AM

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

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