Healthy Eating Blog

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May 25, 2018

Raw Eggs and Salmonella

Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.

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May 24, 2018

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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May 23, 2018

Healthy Granola Recipe

Here is a healthy granola recipe that is easy to make and a great edition to your breakfast menu planning.

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May 22, 2018

Healthy Eating Advice - What's a Guinea Pig to Do?

Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig for all of the food companies and healthy eating experts?

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May 21, 2018

Not Enough Protein - The Consequences

What happens if you consume a diet with not enough protein are discussed, with a list of protein functions and the most vulnerable groups among us.

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May 19, 2018

Food Label Terms

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

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May 18, 2018

Pregnancy and Healthy Eating

Pregnancy and healthy eating go together as you nurture the new life and give it the very best chance for a healthy life.

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May 17, 2018

Navy Bean Soup Recipe

A warm, satisfying navy bean soup recipe to add nutrition and good taste to your menu plans.

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May 16, 2018

Minerals in Food

A timely discussion of minerals in food to help you plan a healthy diet.

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May 15, 2018

Eating Healthy and Losing Weight

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

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May 14, 2018

Healthy Nuts

How healthy nuts can form a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 10, 2018

Calzones

A recipe to make calzones that will please your family and friends

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May 09, 2018

Baklava Recipe

A delicious baklava recipe that is simple to follow and satisfying to serve.

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May 08, 2018

Recovery Diet - Eating Tips for Recovering Addicts

Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.

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May 07, 2018

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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May 04, 2018

Potassium Sources and Functions

A discussion of potassium sources and functions, and its importance in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 03, 2018

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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May 02, 2018

Healthy Potato Salad - Improving a Summer Classic

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

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May 01, 2018

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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Apr 30, 2018

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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Apr 30, 2018

Sources Carbohydrates

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

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Apr 26, 2018

Protein Sources and Functions

A comprehensive discussion of protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Apr 25, 2018

Diabetes Facts - What you need to know

This page provides a list of diabetes facts to help you understand this debilitating disease.

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Apr 24, 2018

Weight Loss Tips

A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.

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Apr 23, 2018

Is White Bread the Same as Sugar?

Shari's question... My husband and I are having a disagreement, and I am hoping you can settle it. He says that eating white bread is the same as eating

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Apr 20, 2018

Outdoor Grilling Tips

A discussion of outdoor grilling tips with a printable list of ideas for healthy grilling for you and your family.

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Apr 19, 2018

Copper Sources and Functions

Discussion of copper sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough copper from the foods you eat.

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Apr 18, 2018

Iodine Sources and Functions

Discussion of iodine sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral in your diet.

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Apr 17, 2018

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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Apr 16, 2018

Osteoporosis Risk Factors

A list of osteoporosis risk factors to help you prevent this debilitating condition.

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Apr 13, 2018

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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Apr 12, 2018

Healthy Eating Water - The essential nutrient we often forget

Healthy Eating Water describes why water is such an important hydration nutrient and one we often forget when planning a healthy diet.

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Apr 10, 2018

Healthy Eating Fats - All the information you need about fats

Healthy Eating Fats defines all of the different types of fats and helps you understand how they should fit into your healthy eating approach.

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Apr 09, 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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Apr 06, 2018

High Fructose Corn Syrup

A discussion of high fructose corn syrup and how it may affect your healthy eating choices.

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Apr 05, 2018

Preventing Osteoporosis

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

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Apr 03, 2018

What do vegetarians eat? It's more than "rabbit food!"

An answer to the question, what do vegetarians eat, including different types of vegetarianism and recipe ideas.

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Mar 26, 2018

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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Mar 23, 2018

Healthy Carbohydrates

In spite of the bad reputation they have received lately, there are healthy carbohydrates that you can include in your diet.

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Mar 22, 2018

Grinding Split Peas Before Cooking and Diabetes

Bhadra's Question: Does grinding then cooking dry split peas change the glycemic index of the peas? I am cooking for a pre-diabetic person and she was

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Mar 21, 2018

Eating Healthy Plan

Eating Healthy Plan gives you the basis for a healthy diet along with practical steps you can take in your plan to eat healthy.

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Mar 20, 2018

Other Names for MSG

A discussion of other names for msg, including a printable list that you can use when reading the food labels of the foods you buy.

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Mar 19, 2018

Turmeric spice - A powerhouse of nutrition

Turmeric spice is that bright yellow seasoning that contains the phytonutrient, curcumin, gives mustard its distinctive yellow color and is used in Indian curries.

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Mar 16, 2018

Healthy Eating for Children

A discussion of healthy eating for children including a list of tips to help you reach your goal of raising healthy kids.

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Mar 15, 2018

Measure Flour Correctly for Perfect Baked Goods

In spite of what you may think, you need to know how to measure flour correctly in order to have your recipes turn out the best baked products.

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Mar 14, 2018

What is the Glycemic Index?

What is the Glycemic Index - A comprehensive definition of the glycemic index and how knowing how to use it can help you with your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 13, 2018

Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

A definition of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, including what it is and a possible solution to this food related issue.

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Mar 09, 2018

Flaxseed - A good source of Omega-3 fats

Flaxseed is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, in the form of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), which have been shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol, especially the LDL or Lousy type.

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Mar 08, 2018

Eating Well - Healthy Eating Guidelines

A list of guidelines for eating well to help you live longer and feel better, with special emphasis on healthy eating.

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Most Recent Articles

  1. Raw Eggs and Salmonella

    May 25, 18 08:49 AM

    Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.

    Read More

  2. Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

    May 24, 18 09:37 AM

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

    Read More

  3. Healthy Granola Recipe

    May 23, 18 09:36 AM

    Here is a healthy granola recipe that is easy to make and a great edition to your breakfast menu planning.

    Read More

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