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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Mar 19, 2019

Good Sources of Protein

A list of good sources of protein, both animal protein and plant protein, along with daily protein requirements.

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Mar 18, 2019

Cancer Prevention Diet

Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.

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Mar 15, 2019

Eating Disorder

A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.

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Mar 14, 2019

How to Eat Healthy - Small steps for a large reward.

How to eat healthy; a step-by-step guide to help you change your eating habits for the better.

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Mar 13, 2019

Zinc Sources and Functions

Discussion of zinc sources and functions, and the important role this mineral has to play in your good health.

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Mar 08, 2019

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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Mar 07, 2019

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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Mar 06, 2019

Vegetarian Recipes Lasagna

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

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Mar 05, 2019

Nutrition Quiz - What do you know about how to eat healthy?

Even if you are not a fan of TV quiz shows, test your knowledge with this healthy eating nutrition quiz 2.

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Mar 04, 2019

Vitamin A Sources and Functions

Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.

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Mar 01, 2019

Diets and Weight Loss

Discussion of weight loss and diets, including tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

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Feb 28, 2019

Iron Sources and Functions

Discussion of iron sources and functions, and how you can make sure you get enough of this important mineral.

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Feb 27, 2019

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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Feb 26, 2019

Healthy Eating Diet - 10 Tips to Eating Healthy

Ten tips for your healthy eating diet, including buying and preparing healthy food.

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Feb 25, 2019

Carbohydrates List

A list of good carbohydrates to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Feb 22, 2019

Osteoporosis Prevention

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

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Feb 21, 2019

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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Feb 20, 2019

Healthy Liver - Foods and Functions

A discussion of how the liver functions and what you can do to support and maintain a healthy liver.

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Feb 19, 2019

Nutrition Quiz

Test your knowledge on some basic nutrition principles with this nutrition quiz.

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Feb 18, 2019

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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Feb 15, 2019

Vitamin B12 Sources and Functions

Discussion of Vitamin B12 sources and functions to help you succeed with a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Feb 14, 2019

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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Feb 13, 2019

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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Feb 12, 2019

Fat Deficiency - More Than Just Body Image

A discussion of fat deficiency including why you need these important nutrients and the danger to your health of not enough.

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Feb 11, 2019

Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

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.

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Feb 08, 2019

Water Quiz - How much do you know about this nutrient?

Water Quiz - Test your knowledge of this nutrient that is vital to your healthy eating goals.

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Feb 07, 2019

Daily Protein Requirements

A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.

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Feb 06, 2019

Tips on Eating Healthy - Buying, preparing and eating tips

Tips on Eating Healthy - Suggestions for buying, preparing and eating to make it easier for you to be healthy.

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Feb 05, 2019

Vitamin Quiz

A vitamin quiz to help you find out what you know and what you don't know about vitamins.

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Feb 04, 2019

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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Feb 01, 2019

Healthy Eating Diet Plan

A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.

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Jan 31, 2019

Protein Functions

A discussion of how protein functions in your body and the importance of protein in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jan 30, 2019

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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Jan 29, 2019

Minerals - Important nutrients in your good health

This page explains why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.

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Jan 28, 2019

Healthy Eating Weight Loss

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.

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Jan 25, 2019

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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Jan 24, 2019

Health Claims

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

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Jan 23, 2019

Vitamin D

This page explains the role that vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, plays in your health, including sources and functions of this important vitamin.

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Jan 22, 2019

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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Jan 21, 2019

Healthy Protein Foods

A list of healthy protein foods that will help you plan your menus to include foods that contain this important nutrient.

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Jan 18, 2019

Vitamin C Sources and Functions

Vitamin C sources and functions discussed, along with the importance of getting enough of this important vitamin.

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Jan 17, 2019

Superfoods

Superfoods is a relatively new and increasingly popular term being used in the healthy eating food vernacular.

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Jan 16, 2019

Vegetarian Diets

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

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Jan 15, 2019

Free Healthy Eating Plan

Here is a simple and free healthy eating plan to help you get started toward living long and well.

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Jan 14, 2019

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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Jan 11, 2019

Carbohydrates Quiz - Do You Know a Carb from a Carbuncle?

Just for fun, test your knowledge with this carbohydrates quiz designed to test what you know about the basics of this important nutrient category.

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Jan 10, 2019

Nutrition Quiz Fats - What do you know about lipids?

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.

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Jan 09, 2019

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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Jan 08, 2019

Carbohydrate Definition

A carbohydrate definition, including the type and function of this important nutrient in a healthy diet.

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