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.
If you have a comment or question, click on the Contact button at the top of this page and let us know what you are thinking or if you have a suggestion for a healthy eating topic.
A list of good sources of protein, both animal protein and plant protein, along with daily protein requirements.
Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.
A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.
How to eat healthy; a step-by-step guide to help you change your eating habits for the better.
Discussion of zinc sources and functions, and the important role this mineral has to play in your good health.
An overview of vitamin deficiency, with links to specific vitamins and how they are part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
Why healthy eating is important for those of you recovering from addiction, including tips to help you succeed.
One of my favorite vegetarian recipes lasagna - for a meatless version of this popular dish!
Even if you are not a fan of TV quiz shows, test your knowledge with this healthy eating nutrition quiz 2.
Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.
Discussion of weight loss and diets, including tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Discussion of iron sources and functions, and how you can make sure you get enough of this important mineral.
A definition of omega-3 fats--what they are, where they come from and their role in your healthy eating lifestyle.
Ten tips for your healthy eating diet, including buying and preparing healthy food.
A list of good carbohydrates to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.
A list of foods that you can include in your diet for osteoporosis prevention and good bone health.
Wash fruits and vegetables to remove undesirable substances that could make you sick.
A discussion of how the liver functions and what you can do to support and maintain a healthy liver.
Test your knowledge on some basic nutrition principles with this nutrition quiz.
Healthy eating on a budget with strategies to use your food dollars wisely.
Discussion of Vitamin B12 sources and functions to help you succeed with a healthy eating lifestyle.
A discussion of diet food, what it is, what is isn't and what it takes to lose weight and stay healthy.
This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.
A discussion of fat deficiency including why you need these important nutrients and the danger to your health of not enough.
A list of the risk factors for osteoporosis, both the ones you can control and the ones you cannot when it comes to bone health.
Water Quiz - Test your knowledge of this nutrient that is vital to your healthy eating goals.
A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.
Tips on Eating Healthy - Suggestions for buying, preparing and eating to make it easier for you to be healthy.
A vitamin quiz to help you find out what you know and what you don't know about vitamins.
Whys and ways you can reduce added sugar in your diet for better health and longer life.
A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.
A discussion of how protein functions in your body and the importance of protein in your healthy eating lifestyle.
A list of helpful ways to address healthy eating age concern and providing a healthy diet for senior citizens..
This page explains why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.
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.
A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.
Health claims that appear on product labels promising that the food will help prevent disease...
This page explains the role that vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, plays in your health, including sources and functions of this important vitamin.
Take this Fiber Quiz to see what you know about this important component of a healthy diet.
A list of healthy protein foods that will help you plan your menus to include foods that contain this important nutrient.
Vitamin C sources and functions discussed, along with the importance of getting enough of this important vitamin.
Superfoods is a relatively new and increasingly popular term being used in the healthy eating food vernacular.
A discussion of vegetarian diets -- why people choose them and the ramifications of that choice.
Here is a simple and free healthy eating plan to help you get started toward living long and well.
Recipe Lentil Soup - a hearty soup made with complementary proteins and savory vegetables
Just for fun, test your knowledge with this carbohydrates quiz designed to test what you know about the basics of this important nutrient category.
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.
A protein quiz to test your knowledge of this important nutrient and the role it plays in your good health.
A carbohydrate definition, including the type and function of this important nutrient in a healthy diet.