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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Apr 01, 2020

Vitamin D

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin - sources and functions.

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Mar 30, 2020

Recipe French Onion Soup - Fondue for Dinner

Recipe French Onion Soup - a vegetarian version of this popular soup with its savory onion base, a touch of vermouth.

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Mar 27, 2020

Good Carbohydrates

A list of good carbohydrates that can form part of a healthy eating lifestyle--printable list included.

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Mar 26, 2020

Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge - A Healthier Version

Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge for a healthier version of this popular sweet treat.

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Mar 25, 2020

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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Mar 24, 2020

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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Mar 23, 2020

Vegetarian Protein

Vegetarian protein sources for those pursuing a vegetarian diet or who wish to include some meatless meals.

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Mar 20, 2020

Recipe Minestrone - Hearty and Nutritious Soup

Recipe Minestrone - a hearty Italian soup with a rich, spicy broth.

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Mar 19, 2020

Age Concern and Healthy Eating

A list of helpful ways to address healthy eating age concern and providing a healthy diet for senior citizens..

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Mar 18, 2020

The Best Weight Loss Plan

The best weight loss plan - red flags, and attributes to look for when considering the best way to lose weight.

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Mar 17, 2020

Reduce Added Sugar - Living the sweet life with less sugar

Whys and ways you can reduce added sugar in your diet for better health and longer life.

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Mar 16, 2020

Healthy Eating Plan

A healthy eating plan to help you feel better and stay well by making a sound nutrition plan.

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Mar 13, 2020

Complementary proteins - Making proteins complete

If you don't eat complete proteins you can still get all of the amino acids you need by eating complementary proteins.

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Mar 12, 2020

Benefits of Eating Healthy

The benefits of eating healthy encourage you to take a look at your diet and its effect on your health.

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Mar 11, 2020

What Is Gout? - More than a royal pain!

What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.

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Mar 10, 2020

Vegetarian Cooking

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

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Mar 09, 2020

What are Carbs?

Discussion of what are carbs and how they fit into a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 06, 2020

Whole Wheat Pasta - Is it really whole grain?

A discussion of what often passes as whole wheat pasta along with some recipes using this popular carbohydrate food.

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Mar 05, 2020

Omega-3 Fats - What they are and where to get them

A definition of omega-3 fats--what they are, where they come from and their role in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 04, 2020

Gluten Sensitivity

If you think you might have gluten sensitivity, here are some things you can do and information you need to know.

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Mar 03, 2020

Unhealthy Eating - Is it Addictive?

A discussion of unhealthy eating as showcased in a recent study regarding fatty foods.

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Mar 02, 2020

Healthy Eating Carbohydrates

Healthy Eating Carbohydrates - one of the major components of food that you need to understand for a healthy diet.

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Feb 28, 2020

Child Nutrition

Child nutrition, including help with calories, nutrients and symptoms of an undernourished child.

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Feb 27, 2020

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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Feb 26, 2020

Protein Facts and Functions

Protein facts and functions, including sources, servings and suggestions for including protein in your diet.

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Feb 25, 2020

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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Feb 24, 2020

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

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

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Feb 21, 2020

Foodborne Illness

Discussion of foodborne illness with a list of ways to avoid getting sick from the foods you eat.

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Feb 20, 2020

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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Feb 19, 2020

Conscious Eating - Pay attention to what you are eating

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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Feb 18, 2020

BMI Calculator - Knowing your Body Mass Index

A BMI calculator will help you determine if you are at a healthy body weight and your weight loss progress.

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Feb 17, 2020

Carbohydrate Deficiency - Too Little of a Good Thing?

Carbohydrate deficiency including symptoms and consequences of neglecting this important nutrient group.

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Feb 14, 2020

Cooking With Beans - Preparation and Digestion Tips

A discussion of cooking with beans, including preparation and recipes, along with ways to avoid digestive upset.

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Feb 13, 2020

Indigestion - How to Prevent It

A list of helpful ideas to help you avoid indigestion, including a printable list that you can take with you.

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Feb 12, 2020

Vegetable Protein

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

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Feb 11, 2020

Cholesterol Lowering Foods

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

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Feb 10, 2020

Breakfast Food?

A discussion of the menu offerings that masquerade as breakfast food and what they really represent in your diet.

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Feb 07, 2020

Vegetarian Diet

The vegetarian diet, in all its variations, including the whys and wherefores of this lifestyle choice.

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Feb 06, 2020

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 05, 2020

Gluten Free Foods

A discussion of gluten free foods and how you can eat healthy while pursuing a gluten-free diet.

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Feb 04, 2020

Chia Seeds - Tiny nutrition powerhouses

Not just for pottery pets, these highly nutritious chia seeds can be a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Feb 03, 2020

Fasting to Lose Weight

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

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Jan 31, 2020

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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Jan 30, 2020

Food Poisoning

Ways to prevent food poisoning, including useful tips for handling and storage of your favorite foods.

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Jan 29, 2020

Diabetes Diet - Food for thought for us all

Diabetes diet is discussed including eating healthy and a description of what causes this dread disease.

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Jan 28, 2020

Metabolic Syndrome

Risks associated with metabolic syndrome and ways to improve through lifestyle changes.

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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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