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May 14, 2021

Super Foods

A discussion with list of super foods that can form part of your healthy eating lifestyle.

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May 13, 2021

Vitamin E

Everything you need to know about Vitamin E and its role in helping you to feel well and live long,

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May 12, 2021

Recipe Vegetarian Lasagna

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

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May 11, 2021

Grilling Safety - Healthier Outdoor Cooking

Grilling safety tips to make your outdoor cooking healthier for you and your family.

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May 10, 2021

Healthy Nuts

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

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May 07, 2021

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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May 06, 2021

What are Carbohydrates?

What are Carbohydrates and how do they form part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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May 05, 2021

Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

A list of benefits of vegetarian diet, with a discussion of pros and cons of this lifestyle choice.

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May 04, 2021

Healthy Eating Grains

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

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May 03, 2021

Best Diet Plan - An overview of weight loss plans

An overview of the various types of weight loss programs to help you choose the best diet plan for you.

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Apr 30, 2021

Salmonella - Is it Lurking in Your Chocolate Mousse?

Raw eggs may have salmonella, poisoning the foods you eat, particularly chocolate mousse.

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Apr 29, 2021

What is Eating Healthy

What is eating healthy? Even experts can't agree on a definitive answer, but here are some guidelines.

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Apr 28, 2021

Amino Acids Definition

Amino acids - protein building blocks, some of which it is essential to get from food.

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Apr 27, 2021

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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Apr 26, 2021

Malnutrition - Causes and Effects

A discussion of malnutrition, its causes and the affect it has on various population groups around the world.

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Apr 22, 2021

Fiber in Food - 3 grams per serving

Healthy Eating Fiber - a list of those foods with 3 grams of fiber per serving.

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Apr 21, 2021

Minerals - Important nutrients in your good health

Why minerals are so critical in your diet and links to pages with detailed descriptions of these important nutrients.

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Apr 20, 2021

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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Apr 19, 2021

Estimate Calorie Needs

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

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Apr 16, 2021

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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Apr 15, 2021

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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Apr 14, 2021

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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Apr 13, 2021

Fasting to Lose Weight

A discussion of fasting to lose weight in all its various forms.

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Apr 12, 2021

Recipe Meatballs Made without Meat

Recipe Meatballs using walnuts as a base instead of meat, suitable for Lacto-ovo vegetarians.

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Apr 09, 2021

Not Enough Protein - The Consequences

Not enough protein- a list of protein functions and the most vulnerable groups among us.

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Apr 08, 2021

Solanine in Green Potatoes

A discussion of solanine in green potatoes and whether we should be concerned about these potentially poisonous tubers.

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Apr 07, 2021

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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Apr 06, 2021

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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Mar 29, 2021

Children Eating Healthy

The importance of children eating healthy is discussed along with tips to help you achieve this goal for your family.

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Mar 26, 2021

Navy Bean Soup Recipe

A warm, satisfying navy bean soup recipe to add nutrition and good taste to your menu plans.

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Mar 25, 2021

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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Mar 24, 2021

Healthy Weight Loss Tips

A list of healthy weight loss tips to help you reach your goal of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle.

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Mar 23, 2021

Digestion Tips - Ways to avoid and treat indigestion

Digestion tips provides some useful ideas to help you improve your digestion and treat indigestion,

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Mar 22, 2021

Names for Sugar - What to look for on food labels

A list of names for sugar found on food labels, to help you spend your food dollars wisely.

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Mar 19, 2021

Recipe Sloppy Joes Made without Meat

Recipe Sloppy Joes for Lacto-vegetarian, Lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and Vegan.

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Mar 18, 2021

Outdoor Grilling Tips

A discussion of outdoor grilling tips with a printable list of ideas for healthy grilling for you and your family.

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Mar 17, 2021

Vegetarian Stories

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

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Mar 16, 2021

What are Triglycerides?

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

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Mar 15, 2021

What are Probiotics?

What are probiotics and how do they contribute to a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Mar 12, 2021

What is Inulin?

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

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Mar 11, 2021

Artificial Sweeteners

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

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Mar 10, 2021

Empty Calories

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

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Mar 09, 2021

Recipe Borscht - A Potato Version of This Popular Russian Soup.

Recipe Borscht made with potatoes, not beets, for a nutritious and delicious feast!

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Mar 08, 2021

Healthy Eating Beans

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

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Mar 05, 2021

Vegetarian Nutrition - What you need to know to go meatless

A comprehensive discussion of vegetarian nutrition concepts.

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Mar 04, 2021

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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Mar 03, 2021

Diabetes - Issues and Answers

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

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Mar 02, 2021

Fluoride Sources and Functions

Discussion of fluoride sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral to your health.

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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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