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Fat has gotten a bad reputation, but the dangers of fat deficiency are real.
What you need to know about food labels and the claims they make.
A list of foods that you can include in your diet for osteoporosis prevention and good bone health.
A protein quiz to test your knowledge of this important nutrient and the role it plays in your good health.
A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.
Food guidelines for healthy eating including a printable list of things you can do improve your eating habits.
A discussion of diet food, what it is, what is isn't and what it takes to lose weight and stay healthy.
Healthy Eating Nutrition is an introduction to the science of food and eating healthy.
Healthy Eating Tips is always something fun to read to pick up new, easy ideas...
A serving of protein - what it looks like so you can plan to include enough but not too much.
A description of selenium functions and sources and why this mineral is necessary for good health.
Printable list of grilling tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.
Nutrition Quiz Fats - find out what you know about this often-misunderstood nutrient.
A list of Vitamin E sources that will help you to make sure you get enough of this important vitamin.
Organic food - definition, regulations and best choices for buying organic.
Healthy Eating Weight Loss: Everything you need to know about eating well while losing weight.
A discussion of complete and incomplete proteins, including a list of complementary proteins for you to print and keep.
Why Vegetarianism - Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the subject of a vegetarian diet.
This page provides an eating healthy guide to help you as you pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.
This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.
An explanation of complex carbohydrates and how they fit into your healthy eating plan.
A discussion of flax seed including how to use it and benefits of making it part of your healthy diet.
Potato salad is a mixture of potatoes and other ingredients; you can make a healthier version of this summer classic.
Potassium foods with that will help you plan a healthy eating lifestyle that includes all the important nutrients,
Healthy eating on a budget with strategies to use your food dollars wisely.
A definition of kwashiorkor with causes, symptoms and groups most likely affected by this form of malnutrition.
Definition Carbohydrate - how this nutrient category is part of a healthy diet.
Figure out your BMI - body mass index - and what it may mean about your overall health.
Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.
Essential amino acids - protein building blocks you must get from the food you eat since your body cannot produce them.
Recipe Fruit Nut Casserole is a delicious combination of tofu, fruit and nuts served over brown rice.
Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) and how it is related to a similar concept called Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR).
Health claims that appear on product labels promising that the food will help prevent disease...
Food facts in small bites for easy consumption, including printable lists you can take with you.
A discussion of healthy eating foods to help you plan your diet for better health.
Recipe Baked Vegetables, a healthy recipe for Meatless Mondays or as a side dish on any day of the week.
Wash fruits and vegetables to remove undesirable substances that could make you sick.
An overview of vitamin deficiency, with links to specific vitamins and how they are part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
Healthy Menu plan, including breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks, along with information about serving sizes.
One of my favorite vegetarian recipes lasagna - for a meatless version of this popular dish!
Why healthy eating is important for those of you recovering from addiction, including tips to help you succeed.
A list of healthy grains, with a description and recipe ideas to help you plan your healthy diet.
A quick list of Nutrition Facts to help you reach your goal of eating healthy.
A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.
Healthy protein foods to help you plan balanced meals.
A discussion of vegetarian diets -- why people choose them and the ramifications of that choice.
A weight loss quiz to test your knowledge of this important topic.
Here are some causes and cautions with regard to these potentially toxic tubers.
Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf - a main dish for Lacto-ovo vegetarians