Healthy Eating Blog

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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Jan 27, 2020

What is Healthy Eating?

What is healthy eating and how can you change your lifestyle for the better.

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Jan 24, 2020

Sources of Iron - Foods that provide this important mineral

A list of good food sources of iron to help you get enough of this important mineral.

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Jan 23, 2020

Protein Deficiency

A list of protein functions, and the possible consequences of protein deficiency.

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Jan 22, 2020

Drinking with Meals

A discussion of drinking with meals - Is it a good idea or can it cause problems?

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Jan 21, 2020

Healthy Eating Habits

A list of healthy eating habits that will help you live longer and feel better while you're here.

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Jan 20, 2020

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

Garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, plus benefits of this so-called stinking rose.

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Jan 16, 2020

Basic Nutrition Quiz

A basic nutrition quiz that tests your knowledge of the fundamentals of nutritious eating.

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Jan 13, 2020

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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Jan 10, 2020

Healthy Eating Quizzes

A recap of the healthy eating quizzes that have been presented on since the feature began.

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Jan 09, 2020

10 Tips to Healthy Eating

10 tips to healthy eating that will help you to feel better and live longer.

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Jan 08, 2020

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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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Jan 06, 2020

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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Jan 03, 2020

150 Pounds Gone Forever Book Review

This page is a 150 Pounds Gone Forever Review to help you decide if this book about weight loss is worth looking into.

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Jan 02, 2020

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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Dec 20, 2019

Recipe Borscht - A Potato Version of This Popular Russian Soup.

Recipe Borscht made with potatoes, not beets, for a nutritious and delicious feast!

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Dec 19, 2019

Recipe Meatballs Made without Meat

Recipe Meatballs using walnuts as a base instead of meat, suitable for Lacto-ovo vegetarians.

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Dec 18, 2019

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna

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

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Dec 17, 2019

Recipe Baklava - A Holiday Tradition

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

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Dec 16, 2019

Recipe Wassail - Spicy 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 13, 2019

What is Eating Healthy

What is eating healthy? Even experts can't agree on a definitive answer, but here are some guidelines.

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Dec 12, 2019

What are Carbohydrates?

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

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Dec 11, 2019

Salmonella - Is it Lurking in Your Chocolate Mousse?

Raw eggs may have salmonella, poisoning the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.

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Dec 10, 2019

Breast Cancer and Turmeric

Turmeric may have a role in breast cancer prevention and treatment, and is considered by some to be a super food.

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Dec 09, 2019

Spices and Herbs - Add flavor and nutrition to your menu plans.

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 06, 2019

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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Dec 05, 2019

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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Dec 04, 2019

Healthy Eating Advice - What's a Guinea Pig to Do?

Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig when it comes to healthy eating?

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Dec 03, 2019

Vitamins - What you need to know about this nutrient group

This page describes the role of vitamins in your good health.

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Nov 27, 2019

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 26, 2019

Estimate Calorie Needs

Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, which adjusts for height, weight, gender and activity level.

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Nov 25, 2019

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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Nov 21, 2019

Healthy Eating for Kids

Healthy eating for kids - nutrients, calories and food groups that will help you plan a healthy diet for your kids.

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Nov 20, 2019

Liver Functions

A breakdown of liver functions with examples of the importance of this internal organ in your good health.

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Nov 19, 2019

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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Nov 18, 2019

10 Healthy Eating Tips

List of 10 healthy eating tips to help you to feel better and live longer.

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Nov 15, 2019

Healthy Grocery List

What to include on a healthy grocery list and why as well as what should not be on your list.

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Nov 14, 2019

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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Nov 13, 2019

Not Enough Protein - The Consequences

Not enough protein- a list of protein functions and the most vulnerable groups among us.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Leptin Connection - Is the Fat in Your Genes?

You may have heard about leptin, the hormone that affects appetite and how we use energy.

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Nov 11, 2019

Minerals Quiz - Test your knowledge of the elemental nutrients.

A minerals quiz to help you test your knowledge of these important nutrients and their role in your good health.

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Nov 08, 2019

Healthy Eating Beans

Healthy Eating Beans - A significant source of protein, fiber and other nutrients, inexpensive and easy to store.

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Nov 07, 2019

Chia Seed - Nutrition in a tiny package

The benefits and uses of chia seed, which has recently become a popular super food

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Nov 06, 2019

Vegetarian Stories

Vegetarian Stories - It sometimes takes a sense of humor to be a vegetarian in a meat-eating society.

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 04, 2019


A recipe to make calzones that will please your family and friends

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Nov 01, 2019

Healthy Eating Plans

Healthy eating plans to help you reach your goal of feeling well and living long.

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Oct 31, 2019

Navy Bean Soup Recipe

A warm, satisfying navy bean soup recipe to add nutrition and good taste to your menu plans.

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Oct 30, 2019

Healthy Eating Grains

Healthy Eating Grains - In spite of recent bad press, grains can form part of a healthy diet.

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