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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Jul 03, 2020

Fat Deficiency - More Than Just Body Image

Fat has gotten a bad reputation, but the dangers of fat deficiency are real.

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Jul 02, 2020

Terms on Food Labels

What you need to know about food labels and the claims they make.

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Jul 01, 2020

Osteoporosis Prevention

A list of foods that you can include in your diet for osteoporosis prevention and good bone health.

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Jun 30, 2020

Protein Quiz

A protein quiz to test your knowledge of this important nutrient and the role it plays in your good health.

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Jun 29, 2020

Vitamin Supplements - To Take or Toss Them

A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.

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Jun 26, 2020

Food Guidelines

Food guidelines for healthy eating including a printable list of things you can do improve your eating habits.

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Jun 25, 2020

Diet Food

A discussion of diet food, what it is, what is isn't and what it takes to lose weight and stay healthy.

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Jun 24, 2020

Healthy Eating Nutrition - Learn about the science of eating

Healthy Eating Nutrition is an introduction to the science of food and eating healthy.

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Jun 22, 2020

Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating Tips is always something fun to read to pick up new, easy ideas...

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Jun 19, 2020

Serving of Protein - What does it look like?

A serving of protein - what it looks like so you can plan to include enough but not too much.

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Jun 18, 2020

Selenium Functions and Sources - Antioxidant mineral

A description of selenium functions and sources and why this mineral is necessary for good health.

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Jun 17, 2020

Grilling Tips

Printable list of grilling tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.

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Jun 16, 2020

Nutrition Quiz Fats - What do you know about lipids?

Nutrition Quiz Fats - find out what you know about this often-misunderstood nutrient.

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Jun 15, 2020

Vitamin E Sources

A list of Vitamin E sources that will help you to make sure you get enough of this important vitamin.

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Jun 12, 2020

Organic Food

Organic food - definition, regulations and best choices for buying organic.

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Jun 11, 2020

Healthy Eating Weight Loss

Healthy Eating Weight Loss: Everything you need to know about eating well while losing weight.

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Jun 10, 2020

Incomplete Proteins

A discussion of complete and incomplete proteins, including a list of complementary proteins for you to print and keep.

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Jun 09, 2020

Why Vegetarianism?

Why Vegetarianism - Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the subject of a vegetarian diet.

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Jun 08, 2020

Eating Healthy Guide

This page provides an eating healthy guide to help you as you pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 30, 2020

Raise Good Cholesterol - How to get to a higher number

This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.

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May 28, 2020

Complex Carbohydrates

An explanation of complex carbohydrates and how they fit into your healthy eating plan.

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May 27, 2020

Flax Seed - Ancient Food for the Modern Diet

A discussion of flax seed including how to use it and benefits of making it part of your healthy diet.

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May 26, 2020

Potato Salad - A Summer Classic

Potato salad is a mixture of potatoes and other ingredients; you can make a healthier version of this summer classic.

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May 22, 2020

Potassium Foods

Potassium foods with that will help you plan a healthy eating lifestyle that includes all the important nutrients,

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May 21, 2020

Healthy Eating on a Budget - Make food dollars count.

Healthy eating on a budget with strategies to use your food dollars wisely.

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May 20, 2020

Kwashiorkor - A form of malnutrition

A definition of kwashiorkor with causes, symptoms and groups most likely affected by this form of malnutrition.

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May 19, 2020

Definition Carbohydrate

Definition Carbohydrate - how this nutrient category is part of a healthy diet.

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May 15, 2020

BMI - Body Mass Index

Figure out your BMI - body mass index - and what it may mean about your overall health.

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May 14, 2020

Fatty Foods - Lab Rats and Human Ones

Fatty foods seem to be addictive as shown by a recent study done by researchers with lab rats.

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May 12, 2020

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids - protein building blocks you must get from the food you eat since your body cannot produce them.

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May 08, 2020

Recipe Fruit Nut Casserole

Recipe Fruit Nut Casserole is a delicious combination of tofu, fruit and nuts served over brown rice.

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May 07, 2020

Resting Metabolic Rate

Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) and how it is related to a similar concept called Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR).

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May 06, 2020

Health Claims

Health claims that appear on product labels promising that the food will help prevent disease...

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May 05, 2020

Food Facts in Small Bites for Easier Consumption

Food facts in small bites for easy consumption, including printable lists you can take with you.

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May 04, 2020

Healthy Eating Foods

A discussion of healthy eating foods to help you plan your diet for better health.

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May 01, 2020

Recipe Baked Vegetables

Recipe Baked Vegetables, a healthy recipe for Meatless Mondays or as a side dish on any day of the week.

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Apr 30, 2020

Wash Fruits and Vegetables - A small step to better health.

Wash fruits and vegetables to remove undesirable substances that could make you sick.

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Apr 29, 2020

Vitamin Deficiency

An overview of vitamin deficiency, with links to specific vitamins and how they are part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Apr 28, 2020

Healthy Menu Plan

Healthy Menu plan, including breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks, along with information about serving sizes.

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Apr 27, 2020

Vegetarian Recipes Lasagna

One of my favorite vegetarian recipes lasagna - for a meatless version of this popular dish!

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Apr 24, 2020

Recovering From Addiction - How eating healthy can help

Why healthy eating is important for those of you recovering from addiction, including tips to help you succeed.

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Apr 23, 2020

Healthy Grains

A list of healthy grains, with a description and recipe ideas to help you plan your healthy diet.

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Apr 22, 2020

Nutrition Facts to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

A quick list of Nutrition Facts to help you reach your goal of eating healthy.

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Apr 21, 2020

A Healthy Breakfast is King

A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.

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Apr 20, 2020

Healthy Protein Foods

Healthy protein foods to help you plan balanced meals.

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Apr 17, 2020

Vegetarian Diets

A discussion of vegetarian diets -- why people choose them and the ramifications of that choice.

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Apr 16, 2020

Weight Loss Quiz

A weight loss quiz to test your knowledge of this important topic.

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Apr 15, 2020

Green Potatoes - Toxic Tubers?

Here are some causes and cautions with regard to these potentially toxic tubers.

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Apr 14, 2020

Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf

Recipe Cottage Cheese Loaf - a main dish for Lacto-ovo vegetarians

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