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 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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Jul 08, 2019

Other Names for MSG

Other names for msg, with a printable list that you can use when reading the food labels of the foods you buy.

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Jul 05, 2019

Folic Acid Sources and Functions

Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate.

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Jul 03, 2019

Vegan Protein - Plant sources of protein

Vegan protein is an important topic for vegans, since meat, eggs and dairy are traditional sources of protein.

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Jun 28, 2019

Food Labels

Food labels provide you with the information you need to make choices both in type and portion of foods.

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Jun 27, 2019

Food Tips

A list of food tips that includes nutrition, cooking, digestion and food supply tips for a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 26, 2019

Pregnancy and Healthy Eating

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

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Jun 25, 2019

Recovery Diet - Eating Tips for Recovering Addicts

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

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Jun 24, 2019

What is the Glycemic Index?

What is the Glycemic Index - A comprehensive look at the glycemic index and how its role in your diet.

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Jun 21, 2019

Turmeric spice - A powerhouse of nutrition

Turmeric spice is that bright yellow seasoning that gives mustard its yellow color and is used in Indian curries.

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Jun 20, 2019

Osteoporosis Risk Factors

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

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Jun 19, 2019

Healthy Eating Information

Healthy eating information to help you make food choices that will improve your chances to live long and feel well.

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Jun 17, 2019

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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Jun 14, 2019

High Fructose Corn Syrup

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

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Jun 13, 2019

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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Jun 12, 2019

Measure Flour Correctly for Perfect Baked Goods

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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Jun 11, 2019

Healthy Eating Water - The essential nutrient we often forget

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

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Jun 07, 2019

Preventing Cancer - Kim, this one's for you.

Preventing Cancer - Too many people have suffered with this devastating disease, but there are some things you can do.

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Jun 06, 2019

Botulism - Food Sickness

A definition and description of botulism, including cause, symptom, sources and what you can do to avoid getting sick.

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Jun 05, 2019

Healthy Eating at Assisted Living Facility

Diane's Question: Are there any facilities that actually serve healthy foods in Oregon? I'm about to move my sister into an assisted-living facility.

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Jun 04, 2019

Healthy Eating Fats - All the information you need about fats

Healthy Eating Fats helps you understand how fats should fit into your healthy eating approach.

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Jun 03, 2019

Healthy Carbohydrates

In spite of a bad reputation, there are healthy carbohydrates that you can include in your diet.

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May 31, 2019

Eating Healthy Plan

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

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May 30, 2019

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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May 29, 2019

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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May 28, 2019

Protein Foods

A list of protein foods, plant and animal, that form part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 24, 2019

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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May 23, 2019

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional facts that will help you understand how to have a healthy diet.

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May 22, 2019

Flaxseed - A good source of Omega-3 fats

Flaxseed is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol.

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May 21, 2019

Food Additives

A discussion of food additives including a printable list arranged by category to help you know what you are eating.

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May 20, 2019

Healthy Eating for Children

A discussion of healthy eating for children including a list of tips to help you raise healthy kids.

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May 17, 2019

Recipe Nut Loaf

Recipe Nut Loaf for a nice meatless addition to your menu planning and a chance to try something different.

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May 16, 2019

Healthy Eating for Seniors

List of strategies for healthy eating for seniors, including eating and lifestyle tips in a printable list.

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May 15, 2019

GMOs - Genetically Modified Foods

GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms in foods and how you can avoid them.

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May 14, 2019

Foods with MSG - Finding monosodium glutamate on food labels

Foods with MSG in its various forms, including other names for monosodium glutamate that appear on food labels.

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May 13, 2019

Green Potatoes - Toxic Tubers?

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

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May 10, 2019

Recipe Refries

Recipe Refries for anyone interested in making their own Mexican cuisine at home.

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May 09, 2019

How to Use Turmeric - Add spice to your diet for wellness.

How to use turmeric--including recipes and tips for adding this warm, yellow spice to your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 08, 2019

Healthy Eating Diet Advice - Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

This page gives you some healthy eating diet advice that will help you lose weight without risking your good health.

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May 07, 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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May 06, 2019

Grilling Safety - Healthier Outdoor Cooking

Grilling safety tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.

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May 03, 2019

Cooking Temperatures

A list of proper cooking temperatures to help you keep food safe for you and your family.

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May 02, 2019

Organic Foods

Irresponsible journalism regarding organic foods

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