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Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.
Here is a healthy peanut butter fudge recipe that is easy to make, tastes good and has complementary proteins.
Here is a healthy granola recipe that is easy to make and a great edition to your breakfast menu planning.
Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig for all of the food companies and healthy eating experts?
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.
A listing of food label terms and what they mean to the consumer.
Pregnancy and healthy eating go together as you nurture the new life and give it the very best chance for a healthy life.
A warm, satisfying navy bean soup recipe to add nutrition and good taste to your menu plans.
A timely discussion of minerals in food to help you plan a healthy diet.
Tips on the best way to go about eating healthy and losing weight.
How healthy nuts can form a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
A recipe to make calzones that will please your family and friends
A delicious baklava recipe that is simple to follow and satisfying to serve.
Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.
A list of iron foods that you can include in your daily menu plans to get enough iron in your diet
A discussion of potassium sources and functions, and its importance in your healthy eating lifestyle.
A new category of foods called Super foods is discussed , including definition, types and examples.
You can make healthy potato salad by adding and changing ingredients with more vitamin, minerals, fiber and antioxidants.
A discussion of phytochemicals and how you can include these protective plant nutrients in your healthy diet.
A daily healthy eating plan that will help you design menus that will lead to a healthy eating lifestyle.
Sources Carbohydrates - A thorough discussion of the type and function of carbs in a healty eating lifestyle.
A comprehensive discussion of protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.
This page provides a list of diabetes facts to help you understand this debilitating disease.
A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
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
A discussion of outdoor grilling tips with a printable list of ideas for healthy grilling for you and your family.
Discussion of copper sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough copper from the foods you eat.
Discussion of iodine sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral in your diet.
What is your protein requirement each day and how you can make sure you get enough of this important nutrient.
A list of osteoporosis risk factors to help you prevent this debilitating condition.
A list of dietary guidelines to help you meet your goal to eat healthy, feel well and live long.
Healthy Eating Water describes why water is such an important hydration nutrient and one we often forget when planning a healthy diet.
Healthy Eating Fats defines all of the different types of fats and helps you understand how they should fit into your healthy eating approach.
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
A discussion of high fructose corn syrup and how it may affect your healthy eating choices.
A list of foods for preventing osteoporosis that you may wish to include in your healthy eating plan.
An answer to the question, what do vegetarians eat, including different types of vegetarianism and recipe ideas.
Cinnamon Ideas - Tips for including cinnamon in your diet as part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
In spite of the bad reputation they have received lately, there are healthy carbohydrates that you can include in your diet.
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
Eating Healthy Plan gives you the basis for a healthy diet along with practical steps you can take in your plan to eat healthy.
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.
Turmeric spice is that bright yellow seasoning that contains the phytonutrient, curcumin, gives mustard its distinctive yellow color and is used in Indian curries.
A discussion of healthy eating for children including a list of tips to help you reach your goal of raising healthy kids.
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.
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.
A definition of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, including what it is and a possible solution to this food related issue.
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.
A list of guidelines for eating well to help you live longer and feel better, with special emphasis on healthy eating.