Healthy Eating Blog

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Mar 01, 2021

Vegan Protein - Plant sources of protein

Vegan protein is an important topic for vegans, since meat, eggs and dairy are traditional sources of protein.

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Feb 26, 2021

Healthy Eating Information

Healthy eating information to help you make food choices that will improve your chances to live long and feel well.

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Feb 25, 2021

Cancer Prevention Diet

Cancer prevention diet strategies that may help you stay healthy and avoid this dread disease.

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Feb 23, 2021

Eating Disorder

A list of symptoms of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, along with with a discussion of protein deficiency.

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Feb 22, 2021

What Is Gluten? - Or Why You Probably Shouldn't Eat Libray Paste

What is Gluten? Which foods have it and which foods don't and how food sensitivity can affect your health.

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Feb 19, 2021

Selenium Sources and Functions

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

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Feb 18, 2021

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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Feb 17, 2021

Protein Requirements

A discussion of protein requirements using several methods including math calculation and serving sizes.

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Feb 16, 2021

Vitamin K Sources and Functions

Discussion of Vitamin K sources and functions, and the importance of this fat-soluble vitamin.

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Feb 15, 2021

Thiamin Sources and Functions

Discussion of Thiamin sources and functions, and its importance of getting enough of this B vitamin.

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Feb 12, 2021

Riboflavin - An important B vitamin

A discussion of riboflavin, including food sources and how this B vitamin functions in maintaining your good health.

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Feb 11, 2021

Niacin Foods -Where to get this B vitamin in your diet

A brief discussion of niacin and a list of niacin foods that are an important part of your diet.

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Feb 10, 2021

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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Feb 09, 2021

Biotin Sources and Functions

Discussion of biotin sources and functions, and why this B vitamin is vital to your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Feb 08, 2021

GMO - Genetically Modified Foods

GMO stands for "genetically modified organism" and this page discusses them and how they impact the food supply.

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Feb 05, 2021

Copper Sources and Functions

Discussion of copper sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough copper from the foods you eat.

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Feb 04, 2021

Iodine Sources and Functions

Discussion of iodine sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral in your diet.

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Feb 03, 2021

Phosphorus Sources and Functions

Discussion of phosphorus sources and functions and how this mineral plays a vital role in your healthy lifestyle.

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Feb 02, 2021

Magnesium Sources

Explains why magnesium is critical in your diet and lists magnesium sources.

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Feb 01, 2021

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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Jan 29, 2021

Recipe Chili

Recipe Chili - a delicious vegetarian chili made from healthy foods and spices.

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Jan 28, 2021

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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Jan 27, 2021

Food Supply - What happens to food before we eat it?

The food supply and how it affects how healthy we are, with information about pesticides and food additives.

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Jan 26, 2021

Potassium Sources and Functions

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

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Jan 25, 2021

Essential Fatty Acids

A description of essential fatty acids, including what they are and the role they play in your healthy diet.

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Jan 22, 2021

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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Jan 21, 2021

Sodium Sources and Functions

Sodium sources and functions including the importance of keeping a proper balance of this mineral in your diet.

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Jan 20, 2021

Complete Proteins

A list of complementary proteins that will help you to add complete proteins to your diet.

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Jan 19, 2021

Ice Cream as Food

Ice cream as food - Tips for buying and consuming ice cream that can make it part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jan 18, 2021

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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Jan 15, 2021

Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine - Discussion of Hippocrates' quote describing food as medicine and how the same wisdom applies today.

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Jan 14, 2021

Caffeine Facts - What you need to know

A list of caffeine facts to help you decide if this widely used substance can be part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jan 13, 2021

Pregnancy and Healthy Eating

Pregnancy and healthy eating go together as you nurture your baby and give it the very best chance for a healthy life.

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Jan 12, 2021

Carbohydrates List

A list of good carbohydrates to help you plan your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jan 11, 2021

Grocery Shopping Tips - Making your food dollars count

Grocery shopping tips to help you bring home healthy foods for you and your family.

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Jan 08, 2021

Healthy Beans - Part of a healthy diet

A list of healthy beans, including description and recipes to help you include these nutritious foods in your diet.

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Jan 07, 2021

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional facts that will help you understand how to have a healthy diet.

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Jan 06, 2021

Healthy Eating Diet Plan

A healthy eating diet plan that will help design a healthy eating lifestyle that will lead to wellness.

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Jan 05, 2021

Healthy Eating for Children

A discussion of healthy eating for children including a list of tips to help you raise healthy kids.

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Jan 04, 2021

Healthy Eating Fats - All the information you need about fats

Healthy Eating Fats helps you understand how fats should fit into your healthy eating approach.

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Dec 31, 2020

Eating Healthy and Losing Weight

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

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Dec 30, 2020

Eating Well - Healthy Eating Guidelines

A list of guidelines for eating well to help you live longer and feel better, with special emphasis on healthy eating.

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Dec 28, 2020

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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Dec 23, 2020

Yogurt Recipes - Creative and healthy ways to use yogurt

Discussion of yogurt and yogurt recipes and how this healthy dairy food can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Dec 22, 2020

Recipe Wassail - Spicy hot apple cider with orange juice

Recipe Wassail for everyone to enjoy on those cold winter nights and as a holiday tradition!

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Dec 21, 2020

Recovery Diet - Eating Tips for Recovering Addicts

Recovery diet tips for those who are recovering from substance abuse.

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Dec 18, 2020

Trans Fats -- Not Golden After All

Trans-fats - Remember when we thought margarine and other hydrogenated fat was considered healthy?

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Dec 17, 2020

Raw Eggs and Salmonella

Discussion of the danger of raw eggs due to Salmonella, and tips to help you avoid this foodborne illness.

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Dec 16, 2020

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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