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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.
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.
A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
This page is a 150 Pounds Gone Forever Review to help you decide if this book about weight loss is worth looking into.
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.
Recipe Minestrone - a hearty Italian soup with a rich, spicy broth ideal for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo vegetarian, Vegan.
Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf - a main dish for Lacto-ovo vegetarians
Recipe French Onion Soup - a vegetarian version of this popular soup with its savory onion base, a touch of vermouth and baked with a crusty crouton and Swiss cheese.
One way to lose or maintain weight and be healthy is to practice conscious eating using these tips as a guide.
Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna - a delicious variation of this popular favorite.
Recipe Meatballs using walnuts as a base instead of meat, suitable for Lacto-ovo vegetarians.
What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.
Recipe Baklava - Delightful nutty treat made with honey and phyllo leaves.
A list of healthy grains, with a description and recipe ideas to help you plan your healthy diet.
Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!
A discussion of the value of a healthy eating plan in helping you to feel better and stay well by making a sound nutrition plan.
Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.
Discussion of high glycemic foods, including a list of those foods that would fit into that category.
Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge for a healthier version of this popular sweet treat.
Healthy Eating Tips is always something fun to read to pick up new, easy ideas...
A comprehensive look at child nutrition, including help with calories, nutrients and symptoms of an undernourished child.
A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.
Your daily protein requirement can be calculated with a mathematical equation or by using portion size.
Food guidelines for healthy eating including a printable list of things you can do improve your eating habits.
A list of magnesium foods that will help you ensure that you have enough of this important mineral in your diet.
Discussion of what are carbs and how they fit into a healthy eating lifestyle.
What exactly is vegetarian food and what are the various types of vegetarians and how they fit in a meat-eating world.
Healthy Eating Caffeine provides information about caffeine, including where it is found and how it affects your health.
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.
A list of complementary proteins that will help you to add complete proteins to your diet.
Recipe Borscht for a nutritious and delicious feast!
Recipe Chili - a delicious vegetarian chili that is chock full of nutritious ingredients and a mainstay of a healthy eating lifestyle.
A quick list of Nutrition Facts to help you reach your goal of eating healthy.
A discussion of garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, as well as health benefits of this so-called stinking rose.
Food Supply Tips include help when grocery shopping, determining egg quality, HFCS in processed foods and fiber in breads.
Healthy Menu plan provides examples of healthy meals, including breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks, along with information about serving sizes for all food groups.
A discussion of vitamin B12 foods and functions, including why it is of particular importance to the elderly.
Healthy Eating Diabetes page provide comprehensive information about diabetes, including symptoms and treatment.
A discussion of what often passes as whole wheat pasta along with some recipes using this popular carbohydrate food.
What is a Serving? Learning about serving sizes is a small step you can take towards a healthy eating lifestyle.
If you think you might have gluten sensitivity, here are some things you can do and information you need to know.