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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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Apr 19, 2017

Food Facts in Small Bites for Easier Consumption

Food facts in small bites for easy consumption, including printable lists you can take with you.

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Apr 18, 2017

Digestion Tips - Ways to avoid and treat indigestion

Digestion tips provides some useful ideas to help you improve your digestion and treat indigestion,

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Apr 13, 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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Apr 12, 2017

Define Protein

A way to define protein that includes, sources, functions, deficiency and requirements.

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Apr 10, 2017

Raw Eggs and Salmonella

Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.

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Apr 08, 2017

Gout Foods - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Toes

Gout foods provides a list of good and bad foods for fighting this painful condition that causes swelling of joints.

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Apr 07, 2017

Good Carbs

An overview of good carbs with a printable list of all the healthy carbohydrates that fit in this category.

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Apr 06, 2017

Kwashiorkor - A form of malnutrition

A definition of kwashiorkor with causes, symptoms and groups most likely affected by this form of malnutrition.

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Apr 05, 2017

Limit Junk Food or it could lead to "junk health!"

Tips, techniques to help you limit junk food as a step toward a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Apr 04, 2017

Grilling Safety - Healthier Outdoor Cooking

Grilling safety tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.

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Apr 03, 2017

Healthy Eating for Kids

Healthy eating for kids provides a comprehensive look at nutrients, calories, food groups and symptoms of malnutrition that will help parents plan a healthy diet for their children.

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Apr 01, 2017

Eating Healthy Tips

This page provides ten eating healthy tips to help you reach your goal of eating healthy and feeling well.

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Mar 31, 2017

The Leptin Connection - Is the Fat in Your Genes?

If you follow the news, you have probably heard about the discovery of a so-called obesity gene, which directs the action of leptin, the hormone that affects appetite and how our bodies use energy.

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Mar 30, 2017

Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.

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Mar 29, 2017

Names for Sugar - What to look for on food labels

A list of names for sugar found on food labels, to help you spend your food dollars wisely.

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Mar 28, 2017

Fiber Foods

A list of fiber foods with 3 grams of fiber per serving, to help you include enough fiber in your diet for good health.

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Mar 27, 2017

Food Supply - What happens to food before we eat it?

A description of the food supply and how it affects what we eat and how healthy we are, including information about organic foods, pesticides and food additives.

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Mar 25, 2017

Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.

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Mar 24, 2017

What are Carbohydrates?

What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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Mar 23, 2017

Food Additives

A discussion of food additives including a printable list of additives arranged by category to help you know what you are eating.

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Mar 22, 2017

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

A list of foods that lower cholesterol that you can include in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 17, 2017

Vegetarian Diet

Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the vegetarian diet, in all its variations, and this page discusses the whys and wherefores of that lifestyle choice.

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Mar 16, 2017

Healthy Eating Fiber

Healthy Eating Fiber explains how to get enough fiber into your diet and why it's so important that you do...

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Mar 15, 2017

Best Diet Plan - An overview of weight loss plans

An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.

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Mar 14, 2017

Protein Facts and Functions

A comprehensive discussion of protein facts and functions, including sources, servings and suggestions for including protein in your diet.

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Mar 13, 2017

Vegetable Protein

A list of vegetable protein sources for those who want some plant protein alternatives to meat protein.

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Mar 11, 2017

Child Obesity Prevention List

A comprehensive list of useful tips to help prevent child obesity that you can print and keep handy for reference..

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Mar 10, 2017

Estimate Calorie Needs

Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, a method that takes into account your height, weight, gender and activity level.

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Mar 09, 2017

Malnutrition - Causes and Effects

A discussion of malnutrition, its causes and the affect it has on various population groups around the world.

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Mar 08, 2017

FODMAPS What are they?

If you have digestive discomfort, you need an answer to the question, What are FODMAPS, including food lists.

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Mar 07, 2017

Grocery Shopping Tips - Making your food dollars count

Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.

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Mar 06, 2017

Breast Cancer and Turmeric

Turmeric may have a role to play in breast cancer prevention and treatment, and is considered by some to be one of the super foods.

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Mar 03, 2017

Healthy Eating Protein

Healthy Eating Protein defines and discusses the importance of protein in your diet.

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Mar 02, 2017

Weight Loss Tips

A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.

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Mar 01, 2017

Organic Versus Non-GMO Labels

The decision to eat healthy is not a difficult one. The challenge arises when a consumer examines labels at the grocery store in order to make the best

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Feb 28, 2017

Fiber Quiz - What do you know about "roughage?"

Take this Fiber Quiz to see what you know about this important component of a healthy diet.

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Feb 27, 2017

Healthy Eating Nutrition - What you need to know about the science of eating

Healthy Eating Nutrition is an introduction to the major components of the science of food that you need to undertand in order to learn how to eat a healthy diet.

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Feb 25, 2017

Salmonella - Is it Lurking in Your Chocolate Mousse?

A discussion of the use of raw eggs and the potential for salmonella poisoning from the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.

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Feb 24, 2017

Recovery Diet - Eating Tips for Recovering Addicts

Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.

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Feb 22, 2017

Phytochemicals - Plant Nutrients for Your Good Health

A discussion of phytochemicals and how you can include these protective plant nutrients in your healthy diet.

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  1. Vegetarian Cooking

    Apr 29, 17 11:20 AM

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

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    Apr 28, 17 09:21 AM

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

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

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