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A discussion with list of super foods that can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
Everything you need to know about Vitamin E and its role in helping you to feel well and live long,
Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna - a delicious variation of this popular favorite.
Grilling safety tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.
How healthy nuts can form a part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
definition of photosynthesis, what it is, and how it is connected to carbohydrates and a healthy eating lifestyle.
What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.
Healthy Eating Grains - In spite of recent bad press, grains can form part of a healthy diet.
An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.
Raw eggs may have salmonella, poisoning the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.
What is eating healthy? Even experts can't agree on a definitive answer, but here are some guidelines.
Amino acids - protein building blocks, some of which it is essential to get from food.
A comprehensive list of useful tips to help prevent child obesity that you can print and keep handy for reference..
A discussion of malnutrition, its causes and the affect it has on various population groups around the world.
Healthy Eating Fiber - a list of those foods with 3 grams of fiber per serving.
Why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.
A concise list of healthy eating facts to help you eat healthy and feel well.
Estimate calorie needs using the Harris-Benedict equation, which adjusts for height, weight, gender and activity level.
What to include on a healthy grocery list and why as well as what should not be on your list.
Spices and herbs are the substances that make our food taste good, but they also are a source of vital nutrients.
You may have heard about leptin, the hormone that affects appetite and how we use energy.
A discussion of fasting to lose weight in all its various forms.
Recipe Meatballs using walnuts as a base instead of meat, suitable for Lacto-ovo vegetarians.
Not enough protein- a list of protein functions and the most vulnerable groups among us.
A discussion of solanine in green potatoes and whether we should be concerned about these potentially poisonous tubers.
Healthy Eating Advice - Do you sometimes feel like a guinea pig when it comes to healthy eating?
A discussion of pesticides in food, the why's and wherefores, and a list of ways you can minimize your risk.
The importance of children eating healthy is discussed along with tips to help you achieve this goal for your family.
A warm, satisfying navy bean soup recipe to add nutrition and good taste to your menu plans.
A list of iron foods that you can include in your daily menu plans to get enough iron in your diet
A list of healthy weight loss tips to help you reach your goal of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle.
Digestion tips provides some useful ideas to help you improve your digestion and treat indigestion,
A list of names for sugar found on food labels, to help you spend your food dollars wisely.
Recipe Sloppy Joes for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and Vegan.
A discussion of outdoor grilling tips with a printable list of ideas for healthy grilling for you and your family.
Vegetarian Stories - It sometimes takes a sense of humor to be a vegetarian in a meat-eating society.
What are triglycerides and what role do they play in healthy eating and wellness.
What are probiotics and how do they contribute to a healthy eating lifestyle.
What is inulin and why is it so common in the food supply?
There is a lot of controversy about artificial sweeteners and their safety in the food supply.
A list of empty calories that can sabotage your desire to pursue a healthy lifestyle.
Recipe Borscht made with potatoes, not beets, for a nutritious and delicious feast!
Healthy Eating Beans - A significant source of protein, fiber and other nutrients, inexpensive and easy to store.
A comprehensive discussion of vegetarian nutrition concepts.
A list of trans fat foods to help you to avoid these unhealthy fats as you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.
An overview of diabetes concerns, including medication, particularly Actos and Actos lawsuits.
Discussion of fluoride sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral to your health.
Vegan protein is an important topic for vegans, since meat, eggs and dairy are traditional sources of protein.