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 20, 2019

Grocery Shopping Tips - Making your food dollars count

Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.

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Sep 19, 2019

What Is Gluten? - Or Why You Probably Shouldn't Eat Libray Paste

What is Gluten? Which foods have it and which foods don't and how food sensitivity can affect your health.

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Sep 18, 2019

Garlic Facts and Benefits - Besides a seat on the subway!

Garlic facts and benefits, including buying, storing and cooking tips, plus benefits of this so-called stinking rose.

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Sep 17, 2019

Making Soup - A Seasonal Labor of Love

Making soup: including recipes and tips to help you warm up your autumn and winter menus.

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Sep 16, 2019

Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.

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Sep 13, 2019

Recipe Sloppy Joes Made without Meat

Recipe Sloppy Joes for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and Vegan.

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Sep 12, 2019

Recipe Chili

Recipe Chili - a delicious vegetarian chili made from healthy foods and spices.

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Sep 11, 2019

Recipe Navy Bean Soup

Recipe Navy Bean Soup for a warm and nourishing meal that is also inexpensive to prepare.

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Sep 10, 2019

Recipe Granola

Recipe Granola - a combination of whole grains, nuts, seeds, honey and oil that bakes with a wonderful fragrance.

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Sep 09, 2019

Lentil Soup Recipe

This lentil soup recipe makes a hearty, delicious and nutritious addition to your menu plans.

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Sep 06, 2019

Cinnamon Ideas - Include this healthy spice in your menus.

Cinnamon Ideas - Tips for including cinnamon in your diet as part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Sep 05, 2019

Food Supply - What happens to food before we eat it?

The food supply and how it affects how healthy we are, with information about pesticides and food additives.

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Aug 29, 2019

Protein Sources and Functions

Protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 28, 2019

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

A list of healthy weight loss tips to help you reach your goal of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle.

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Aug 27, 2019

Trans Fats -- Not Golden After All

Trans-fats - Remember when we thought margarine and other hydrogenated fat was considered healthy?

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Aug 26, 2019

Food Label Terms

A listing of food label terms and what they mean to the consumer.

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Aug 23, 2019

Licorice for Digestion

Licorice for digestion, including a form called DGL which provides the benefit without the possible side effects.

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Aug 22, 2019

Carbohydrate Foods

A discussion of carbohydrate foods and how they can fit into a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 21, 2019

Ice Cream as Food

Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 20, 2019

Caffeine Facts - What you need to know

A list of caffeine facts to help you decide if this widely used substance can be part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 19, 2019

Healthy Beans - Part of a healthy diet

A list of healthy beans, including description and recipes to help you include these nutritious foods in your diet.

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Aug 16, 2019

Children Eating Healthy

The importance of children eating healthy is discussed along with tips to help you achieve this goal for your family.

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Aug 15, 2019

Recipe Calzones

Recipe Calzones, homemade bread with a wonderful pizza or spinach-ricotta filling.

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Aug 14, 2019

Phytonutrients Will Fight For You

The most commonly known phytonutrients with food sources and beneficial effects including helping you prevent disease..

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Aug 13, 2019

Childhood Obesity

Discussion of fructose and what may be a key to childhood obesity, to help you raise healthier kids

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Aug 12, 2019

Trans Fat Foods - Ubiquitous and Unhealthy

A list of trans fat foods to help you to avoid these unhealthy fats as you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 09, 2019

Eating Healthy and Losing Weight

Tips on the best way to go about eating healthy and losing weight.

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Aug 08, 2019

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Here is a healthy peanut butter fudge recipe that is easy to make, tastes good and has complementary proteins.

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Aug 07, 2019

Nuts and Seeds - How they fit into a healthy eating lifestyle

Nuts and seeds are popular and nutritious foods in many diets and a staple of a vegetarian lifestyle.

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Aug 06, 2019

Iron Foods - Dietary sources of Iron

A list of iron foods that you can include in your daily menu plans to get enough iron in your diet

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Aug 05, 2019

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Super foods!

A new category of foods called Super foods is discussed , including definition, types and examples.

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Aug 02, 2019

Daily Healthy Eating Plan

A daily healthy eating plan that will help you design menus that will lead to a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 01, 2019

Preventing Osteoporosis

A list of foods for preventing osteoporosis that you may wish to include in your healthy eating plan.

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Jul 31, 2019

Yogurt Recipes - Creative and healthy ways to use yogurt

Discussion of yogurt and yogurt recipes and how this healthy dairy food can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 30, 2019

Vitamin E

Everything you need to know about Vitamin E and its role in helping you to feel well and live long,

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Jul 29, 2019

Nutrition Definition

A nutrition definition including what it is and how it impacts our abiltiy to pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 26, 2019

Healthy Recipes

Healthy recipes for you to enjoy, with tips and techniques for successful healthy cooking.

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Jul 25, 2019

Diet for Healthy Liver

Diet for Healthy Liver is a discussion of dietary choices to help keep this important organ functioning well.

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Jul 23, 2019

Good Protein Sources

Good protein sources to include in your diet in order to make sure you get enough of this important nutrient.

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Jul 22, 2019

Healthy Potato Salad - Improving a Summer Classic

Make healthy potato salad by adding and changing ingredients with more vitamin, minerals, fiber and antioxidants.

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Jul 19, 2019

Monosodium Glutamate

A comprehensive look at monosodium glutamate--what it is, other names for it, and its potential problem in your diet..

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Jul 18, 2019

Recipe and Cooking Tips

Recipe and Cooking Tips provides useful ideas to help make your recipes and cooking more nutritious and better tasting.

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Jul 17, 2019

Nutrition Tips - Ideas to help you get the most from your diet.

Nutrition Tips that may help you improve your diet.

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Jul 16, 2019

Complete Protein

A list of combinations of foods you can eat to obtain a complete protein.

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Jul 15, 2019

Sources Carbohydrates

Sources Carbohydrates - A thorough discussion of the type and function of carbs in a healty eating lifestyle.

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Jul 12, 2019

Vitamin A Quiz - Are you Bugs or Elmer?

Vitamin A Quiz - Test your knowledge of Bugs Bunny's favorite vitamin with theseTrue or False questions.

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Jul 11, 2019

Phytochemicals - Plant Nutrients for Your Good Health

A discussion of phytochemicals and how you can include these protective plant nutrients in your healthy diet.

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Jul 10, 2019

Dietary Guidelines

A list of dietary guidelines to help you meet your goal to eat healthy, feel well and live long.

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Jul 09, 2019

Protein Requirement

What is your protein requirement each day and how you can make sure you get enough of this important nutrient.

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