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Aug 18, 2022

Drinking with Meals

A discussion of drinking with meals - Is it a good idea or can it cause problems?

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Aug 17, 2022

Healthy Eating Beans

Healthy Eating Beans - A significant source of protein, fiber and other nutrients, inexpensive and easy to store.

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Aug 16, 2022

Healthy Nuts

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

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Aug 15, 2022

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 12, 2022

Benefits of Eating Healthy

The benefits of eating healthy encourage you to take a look at your diet and its effect on your health.

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Aug 11, 2022

Nutrition Facts to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

A quick list of Nutrition Facts to help you reach your goal of eating healthy.

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Aug 10, 2022

Food Poisoning

Ways to prevent food poisoning, including useful tips for handling and storage of your favorite foods.

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Aug 09, 2022

Child Obesity Prevention List

A comprehensive list of useful tips to help prevent child obesity that you can print and keep handy for reference..

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Aug 08, 2022

Vitamin A Sources and Functions

Discussion of Vitamin A sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin in your good health.

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Aug 05, 2022

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 04, 2022

Healthy Grocery List

What to include on a healthy grocery list and why as well as what should not be on your list.

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Aug 03, 2022

Chia Seeds - Tiny nutrition powerhouses

Not just for pottery pets, these highly nutritious chia seeds can be a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 02, 2022

Vegetarian Stories

Vegetarian Stories - It sometimes takes a sense of humor to be a vegetarian in a meat-eating society.

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Aug 01, 2022

Nutritional Foods

Nutritional foods - what generally makes a food nutritious as well as specific foods that are part of a healthy diet.

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Jul 29, 2022

Thiamin Quiz - What do youknow about Vitamin B1?

Here is a thiamin quiz to give you an opportunity to find out what you know about this important B vitamin.

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Jul 28, 2022

Healthy Carbohydrates

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

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Jul 27, 2022

What is Inulin?

What is inulin and why is it so common in the food supply?

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Jul 26, 2022

Selenium Sources and Functions

Discussion of selenium sources and functions and the role this important mineral plays in your diet.

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Jul 22, 2022

Empty Calories

A list of empty calories that can sabotage your desire to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

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Jul 21, 2022

Conscious Eating - Pay attention to what you are eating

One way to lose or maintain weight and be healthy is to practice conscious eating using these tips as a guide.

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Jul 20, 2022

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 19, 2022

Folic Acid Folate For Yourself and Your Baby

Folic Acid Folate is of monumental importance in new cell formation and the prevention of birth defects.

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Jul 18, 2022

Photosynthesis and Nutrition

definition of photosynthesis, what it is, and how it is connected to carbohydrates and a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 15, 2022

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna - a delicious variation of this popular favorite.

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Jul 14, 2022

Eating Healthy and Losing Weight

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

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Jul 13, 2022

Pesticides in Food - The Why's and Wherefores

A discussion of pesticides in food, the why's and wherefores, and a list of ways you can minimize your risk.

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Jul 12, 2022

The Leptin Connection - Is the Fat in Your Genes?

You may have heard about leptin, the hormone that affects appetite and how we use energy.

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Jul 11, 2022

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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Jul 08, 2022

What are Triglycerides?

What are triglycerides and what role do they play in healthy eating and wellness.

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Jul 07, 2022

Estimate Calorie Needs

Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, which adjusts for height, weight, gender and activity level.

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Jul 06, 2022

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

Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig when it comes to healthy eating?

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Jul 05, 2022

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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Jun 29, 2022

Vegetarian Protein

Vegetarian protein sources for those pursuing a vegetarian diet or who wish to include some meatless meals.

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Jun 28, 2022

Glycemic Index - How foods affect your insulin response

The glycemic index - what it is, and what it means in planning your healthy diet.

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Jun 27, 2022

Healthy Eating Diet - 10 Tips to Eating Healthy

Ten tips for your healthy eating diet, including buying and preparing healthy food.

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Jun 24, 2022

Potato Salad - A Summer Classic

Potato salad is a mixture of potatoes and other ingredients; you can make a healthier version of this summer classic.

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Jun 23, 2022

Thiamin Foods

A list of foods that are significant sources of thiamin for you to include in your diet.

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Jun 22, 2022

Spices and Herbs - Add flavor and nutrition to your menu plans.

Spices and herbs are the substances that make our food taste good, but they also are a source of vital nutrients.

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Jun 21, 2022

Is carrageenan bad for you?

Jared's question... I have been hearing some bad things about an ingredient in foods called carrageenan, and I was wondering what you think about it.

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Jun 20, 2022

Diabetes - Issues and Answers

An overview of diabetes concerns, including medication, particularly Actos and Actos lawsuits.

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Jun 17, 2022

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Tips for eating healthy on a budget that will help you make your food dollars matter.

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Jun 16, 2022

Anemia Definition

A discussion of anemia - causes, symptoms and how it may affect your good health.

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Jun 15, 2022

Artificial Sweeteners

There is a lot of controversy about artificial sweeteners and their safety in the food supply.

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Jun 14, 2022

Folic Acid Foods

A list of folic acid foods that will help you to be sure that you get enough of this important B vitamin.

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Jun 13, 2022

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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Jun 10, 2022

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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Jun 09, 2022

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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Jun 08, 2022

Problems with Getting Older

SMT's question... Hi Suzy! Ive been laid up for 7 weeks with back problems, so I've had a lot of time to look through your website. I am in my forties

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Jun 07, 2022

Potassium Sources and Functions

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

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