Healthy Eating Blog

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Nov 21, 2022

A Healthy Breakfast is King

A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.

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Nov 14, 2022

Fiber Quiz - What do you know about "roughage?"

Take this Fiber Quiz to see what you know about this important component of a healthy diet.

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Nov 07, 2022

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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Oct 31, 2022

Daily Healthy Eating Plan

A daily healthy eating plan that will help you design menus that will lead to a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Oct 24, 2022

Recipe French Onion Soup - Fondue for Dinner

Recipe French Onion Soup - a vegetarian version of this popular soup with its savory onion base, a touch of vermouth.

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Oct 17, 2022

Green Potatoes - Toxic Tubers?

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

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Oct 10, 2022

Vitamin B6 Foods

List of Vitamin B6 foods that you can include in your healthy diet to make sure you get enough of this important B vitamin.

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Oct 03, 2022

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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Sep 26, 2022

Healthy Eating Facts - Basics of eating healthy

A concise list of healthy eating facts to help you eat healthy and feel well.

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Sep 19, 2022

Unhealthy Eating - Is it Addictive?

A discussion of unhealthy eating as showcased in a recent study regarding fatty foods.

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Sep 12, 2022

Making Soup - A Seasonal Labor of Love

Making soup: including recipes and tips to help you warm up your autumn and winter menus.

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Sep 06, 2022

Diabetes Diet - Food for thought for us all

Diabetes diet is discussed including eating healthy and a description of what causes this dread disease.

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Aug 29, 2022

Healthy Eating Grains

Healthy Eating Grains - In spite of recent bad press, grains can form part of a healthy diet.

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Aug 22, 2022

Protein Facts and Functions

Protein facts and functions, including sources, servings and suggestions for including protein in your diet.

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Aug 19, 2022

Cancer Prevention on Both Sides of the Ball

A discussion of cancer prevention through healthy eating choices.

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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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