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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Sep 24, 2018

Fasting to Lose Weight

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

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Sep 21, 2018

Eating Gluten Free

Marilyn's Question... I recently discovered I am gluten intolerant. Pre-mixed seasonings (i.e. chili mix, taco mix, meatloaf mix) and condiments are a

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Sep 20, 2018

My Cream Soup has Curdled

Montana's question... I just finished making cream of chicken soup with veggies and after all the hard work, (and just like the last time, twice out

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Sep 19, 2018

Drinking with Meals

A discussion of drinking with meals - Is it a good idea or can it cause problems?

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Sep 18, 2018

Why Vegetarianism?

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

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Sep 17, 2018

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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Sep 15, 2018

Eating Healthy Prior to Pregnancy

Russell's Question... My wife and I are planning to have our first baby next year. Are there any foods she should be eating now to help make sure the

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Sep 14, 2018

Good Carbohydrates

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

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Sep 13, 2018

Food Poisoning

A comprehensive list of ways to prevent food poisoning, including useful tips for handling and storage of your favorite foods.

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Sep 12, 2018

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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Sep 11, 2018

Metabolic Syndrome

A discussion of metabolic syndrome, a list of risks associated with it and ways to improve it through lifestyle changes.

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Sep 10, 2018

Cholesterol Lowering Foods

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

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Sep 07, 2018

Weight Loss and Diet Tips

Weight Loss and Diet Tips to help you in your efforts to maintain a healthy weight.

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Sep 05, 2018

Healthy Eating Quizzes

A recap of the healthy eating quizzes that have been presented on since the feature began.

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Sep 04, 2018

Vitamin D Sources and Functions

Vitamin D Sources and Functions tells you everything you need to understand about this important vitamin.

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Sep 01, 2018

10 Tips to Healthy Eating

10 tips to healthy eating that will help you to feel better and live longer.

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Aug 30, 2018

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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Aug 29, 2018

Thiamin Foods

A list of foods that are significant sources of thiamin for you to include in your diet.

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Aug 28, 2018

BMI - Body Mass Index

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

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Aug 27, 2018

Essential Fatty Acids

A description of essential fatty acids, including what they are and the role they play in your healthy diet.

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Aug 24, 2018

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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Aug 24, 2018

Healthy Eating Habits

This page provides a list of healthy eating habits that will help insure that you live longer and feel better while you're here.

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Aug 23, 2018

Essential Amino Acids

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

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Aug 22, 2018

Pantothenic Acid

A discussion of pantothenic acid, including food sources and how this B vitamin functions in keeping you healthy.

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Aug 21, 2018

Yogurt Recipe

A delicious and nutritious yogurt recipe from Turkey, a refreshing addition to your menu plans.

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Aug 20, 2018

Diet Plan for Weight Loss

Discussion of weight loss and a diet plan that will help you with your healthy diet goals.

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Aug 17, 2018

Definition Carbohydrate

Definition Carbohydrate - a comprehensive definition of the term carbohydrate and how this nutrient category is part of a healthy diet.

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Aug 16, 2018

Definition Protein

Definition Protein - What is protein and how it functions in good health as well as where we find it in our diet.

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Aug 15, 2018

Nutritional Yeast

Charlotte's Question: I recently downloaded a recipe for Cheesy Kale Chips and it calls for 5-6 Tablespoons of nutritional yeast. Is nutritional yeast

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Aug 14, 2018

Healthy Eating Recipes

A collection of healthy eating recipes for you to add to your menu planning.

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Aug 13, 2018

Nutrition Plan

Nutrition Plan gives you a solid guide for eating healthy based on sound nutrition principles, including a list of action items.

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Aug 10, 2018

Vegetable Protein

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

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Aug 09, 2018

Carbohydrate Deficiency - Too Little of a Good Thing?

A discussion of carbohydrate deficiency including symptoms and consequences of neglecting this important nutrient group.

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Aug 08, 2018

Chromium Sources and Functions

Discussion of chromium sources and functions as part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 07, 2018

Eating Healthy Guide

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

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Aug 06, 2018

Basic Nutrition Quiz

A basic nutrition quiz that tests your knowledge of the fundamentals of nutritious eating.

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Aug 03, 2018

Healthy Eating Nutrition - Learn about the science of eating

Healthy Eating Nutrition is an introduction to the major components of the science of food that you need to undertand in order to learn how to eat a healthy diet.

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Aug 02, 2018

Breast Cancer and Turmeric

Turmeric may have a role to play in breast cancer prevention and treatment, and is considered by some to be one of the super foods.

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Aug 01, 2018

Carbohydrate Sources and Functions

A comprehensive discussion of carbohydrate sources and functions as part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 31, 2018

Sodium Sources and Functions

Discussion of sodium sources and functions and the importance of keeping a proper balance of this nutrient mineral in your diet.

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Jul 30, 2018

Best Diet Plan - An overview of weight loss plans

An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.

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Jul 27, 2018

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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Jul 26, 2018

Prostate Cancer - Prevention and Treatment

Prostate cancer discussion, including treatment and lifestyle changes that you can make to help you win against this devastating disease.

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Jul 25, 2018

Vegetarian Diet

Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the vegetarian diet, in all its variations, and this page discusses the whys and wherefores of that lifestyle choice.

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Jul 24, 2018

Estimate Calorie Needs

Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, a method that takes into account your height, weight, gender and activity level.

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Jul 23, 2018

Protein Deficiency

A discussion of protein deficiency, including a list of protein functions, and the possible results of not getting enough of this important nutrient.

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Jul 20, 2018

Foods That Lower Cholesterol

A list of foods that lower cholesterol that you can include in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 19, 2018

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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Jul 18, 2018

What are Carbohydrates?

What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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