Healthy Eating Blog

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Oct 26, 2021

BMR - Basal Metabolic Rate

A definition of BMR, which stands for Basal Metabolic Rate and how it effects your good health.

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Oct 25, 2021

Folic Acid Sources and Functions

Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate.

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Oct 22, 2021

Healthy Menu Plan

Healthy Menu plan, including breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks, along with information about serving sizes.

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Oct 21, 2021

Cooking Temperatures

A list of proper cooking temperatures to help you keep food safe for you and your family.

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Oct 20, 2021

Potassium Foods

Potassium foods with that will help you plan a healthy eating lifestyle that includes all the important nutrients,

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Oct 19, 2021

Vitamin Quiz

A vitamin quiz to help you find out what you know and what you don't know about vitamins.

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Oct 18, 2021

Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge - A Healthier Version

Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge for a healthier version of this popular sweet treat.

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Oct 15, 2021

Raise Good Cholesterol - How to get to a higher number

This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.

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Oct 14, 2021

Healthy Grains

A list of healthy grains, with a description and recipe ideas to help you plan your healthy diet.

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Oct 13, 2021

Calcium Sources and Function

All you need to know about calcium sources and functions in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Oct 12, 2021

Fat Deficiency - More Than Just Body Image

Fat has gotten a bad reputation, but the dangers of fat deficiency are real.

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Oct 11, 2021

Health Claims

Health claims that appear on product labels promising that the food will help prevent disease...

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Oct 08, 2021

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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Oct 07, 2021

Recipe Lentil Soup - Savory, delicious and so good for you!

Recipe Lentil Soup - a hearty soup made with complementary proteins and savory vegetables

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Oct 06, 2021

My Cream Soup has Curdled

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

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Oct 05, 2021

Organic Food

Organic food - definition, regulations and best choices for buying organic.

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Oct 04, 2021

Wash Fruits and Vegetables - A small step to better health.

Wash fruits and vegetables to remove undesirable substances that could make you sick.

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Oct 01, 2021

High Glycemic Foods

Discussion of high glycemic foods, including a list of those foods that would fit into that category.

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Sep 30, 2021

Daily Protein Requirements

A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.

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Sep 29, 2021

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

What is metabolic syndrome is an important question if you are concerned about good health and preventing disease.

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Sep 28, 2021

Limit Junk Food or it could lead to "junk health!"

Tips, techniques to help you limit junk food as a step toward a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Sep 27, 2021

Recipe Minestrone - Hearty and Nutritious Soup

Recipe Minestrone - a hearty Italian soup with a rich, spicy broth.

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Sep 24, 2021

Meatless Meals - Try one meal without meat this week.

Although meat has nutritional value, your budget and health may benefit from some meatless meals in your diet.

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Sep 23, 2021

Vitamin Supplements - To Take or Toss Them

A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.

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Sep 22, 2021

Healthy Eating on a Budget - Make food dollars count.

Healthy eating on a budget with strategies to use your food dollars wisely.

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Sep 21, 2021

Nutrition Definition

A nutrition definition including what it is and how it impacts our abiltiy to pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Sep 20, 2021

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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Sep 17, 2021

Selenium Functions and Sources - Antioxidant mineral

A description of selenium functions and sources and why this mineral is necessary for good health.

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Sep 15, 2021

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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Sep 14, 2021

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 13, 2021

Diet for Healthy Liver

Diet for Healthy Liver is a discussion of dietary choices to help keep this important organ functioning well.

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Sep 10, 2021

Vegetable Protein

A list of vegetable protein sources for those who want some plant protein alternatives to meat protein.

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Sep 09, 2021

Bay Leaf

A definition of bay leaf including physical description and recipe ideas for using this popular herb.

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Sep 08, 2021

Sulfate Sources and Functions

Discussion of sulfate sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral to your well-being.

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Sep 07, 2021

Recipe Baked Vegetables

Recipe Baked Vegetables, a healthy recipe for Meatless Mondays or as a side dish on any day of the week.

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Sep 03, 2021

Health and Nutrition

Links to health and nutrition topics that will be of interest to those pursuing a good diet.

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Sep 02, 2021

Cinnamon Ideas - Include this healthy spice in your menus.

Cinnamon Ideas - Tips for including cinnamon in your diet as part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Sep 01, 2021

A2 Cow's Milk

Jane's Question: Our local Whole Foods has carried an array of products from a local dairy in our area for many years. We've recently learned that the

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Aug 31, 2021

Bulimia Nervosa Eating Disorder

A discussion of bulimia nervosa, including characteristics and of this eating disorder that can destroy good health.

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Aug 30, 2021

Carbohydrate Deficiency - Too Little of a Good Thing?

Carbohydrate deficiency including symptoms and consequences of neglecting this important nutrient group.

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Aug 27, 2021

Eating Healthy - Why does it matter?

Eating healthy will make a difference in how you look, feel, function and how long you live.

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Aug 26, 2021

What Is Gout? - More than a royal pain!

What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.

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Aug 25, 2021

Omega-3 Fats - What they are and where to get them

A definition of omega-3 fats--what they are, where they come from and their role in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Aug 24, 2021

Weight Loss Tips

A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.

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Aug 23, 2021

Vegetarian Diet

The vegetarian diet, in all its variations, including the whys and wherefores of this lifestyle choice.

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Aug 20, 2021

Unhealthy Eating - Is it Addictive?

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

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Aug 19, 2021

Protein Deficiency

A list of protein functions, and the possible consequences of protein deficiency.

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Aug 18, 2021

Magnesium Foods

A list of magnesium foods that will help you ensure that you have enough of this important mineral in your diet.

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Aug 17, 2021

Healthy Eating Quizzes

A recap of the healthy eating quizzes that have been presented on healthy-eating-support.org since the feature began.

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