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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Vegan protein is an important topic for vegans, since meat, eggs and dairy are traditional sources of protein.
Healthy eating information to help you make food choices that will improve your chances to live long and feel well.
Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.
A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.
What is Gluten? Which foods have it and which foods don't and how food sensitivity can affect your health.
Discussion of selenium sources and functions and the role this important mineral plays in your diet.
A daily healthy eating plan that will help you design menus that will lead to a healthy eating lifestyle.
A discussion of protein requirements using several methods including math calculation and serving sizes.
Discussion of Vitamin K sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin.
Discussion of Thiamin sources and functions, and its importance of getting enough of this B vitamin.
A discussion of riboflavin, including food sources and how this B vitamin functions in maintaining your good health.
A brief discussion of niacin and a list of niacin foods that are an important part of your diet.
Vitamin A Quiz - Test your knowledge of Bugs Bunny's favorite vitamin with theseTrue or False questions.
Discussion of biotin sources and functions, and why this B vitamin is vital to your healthy eating lifestyle.
GMO stands for "genetically modified organism" and this page discusses them and how they impact the food supply.
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.
Discussion of phosphorus sources and functions and how this mineral plays a vital role in your healthy lifestyle.
Explains why magnesium is critical in your diet and lists magnesium sources.
Folic Acid Folate is of monumental importance in new cell formation and the prevention of birth defects.
Recipe Chili - a delicious vegetarian chili made from healthy foods and spices.
Nutrition Tips that may help you improve your diet.
The food supply and how it affects how healthy we are, with information about pesticides and food additives.
A discussion of potassium sources and functions, and its importance in your healthy eating lifestyle.
A description of essential fatty acids, including what they are and the role they play in your healthy diet.
Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.
Sodium sources and functions including the importance of keeping a proper balance of this mineral in your diet.
A list of complementary proteins that will help you to add complete proteins to your diet.
Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.
The glycemic index - what it is, and what it means in planning your healthy diet.
Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.
A list of caffeine facts to help you decide if this widely used substance can be part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
Pregnancy and healthy eating go together as you nurture your baby and give it the very best chance for a healthy life.
A list of good carbohydrates to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.
Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.
A list of healthy beans, including description and recipes to help you include these nutritious foods in your diet.
Nutritional facts that will help you understand how to have a healthy diet.
A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.
A discussion of healthy eating for children including a list of tips to help you raise healthy kids.
Healthy Eating Fats helps you understand how fats should fit into your healthy eating approach.
Tips on the best way to go about eating healthy and losing weight.
A list of guidelines for eating well to help you live longer and feel better, with special emphasis on healthy eating.
Here is a healthy granola recipe that is easy to make and a great edition to your breakfast menu planning.
Discussion of yogurt and yogurt recipes and how this healthy dairy food can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!
Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.
Trans-fats - Remember when we thought margarine and other hydrogenated fat was considered healthy?
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.