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A definition of BMR, which stands for Basal Metabolic Rate and how it effects your good health.
Folic Acid sources and functions, and the importance of getting enough of this vitamin, also called folate.
Healthy Menu plan, including breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks, along with information about serving sizes.
A list of proper cooking temperatures to help you keep food safe for you and your family.
Potassium foods with that will help you plan a healthy eating lifestyle that includes all the important nutrients,
A vitamin quiz to help you find out what you know and what you don't know about vitamins.
Recipe Peanut Butter Fudge for a healthier version of this popular sweet treat.
This page gives you tips on how to raise good cholesterol so that you can feel better and live longer.
A list of healthy grains, with a description and recipe ideas to help you plan your healthy diet.
All you need to know about calcium sources and functions in your healthy eating lifestyle.
Fat has gotten a bad reputation, but the dangers of fat deficiency are real.
Health claims that appear on product labels promising that the food will help prevent disease...
A quick list of Nutrition Facts to help you reach your goal of eating healthy.
Recipe Lentil Soup - a hearty soup made with complementary proteins and savory vegetables
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
Organic food - definition, regulations and best choices for buying organic.
Wash fruits and vegetables to remove undesirable substances that could make you sick.
Discussion of high glycemic foods, including a list of those foods that would fit into that category.
A description of your daily protein requirements using both serving size and body weight calculation methods.
What is metabolic syndrome is an important question if you are concerned about good health and preventing disease.
Tips, techniques to help you limit junk food as a step toward a healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe Minestrone - a hearty Italian soup with a rich, spicy broth.
Although meat has nutritional value, your budget and health may benefit from some meatless meals in your diet.
A discussion of vitamin supplements and the controversy over whether they are beneficial to your health.
Healthy eating on a budget with strategies to use your food dollars wisely.
A nutrition definition including what it is and how it impacts our abiltiy to pursue a healthy eating lifestyle.
Recipe French Onion Soup - a vegetarian version of this popular soup with its savory onion base, a touch of vermouth.
A description of selenium functions and sources and why this mineral is necessary for good health.
A discussion of breakfast personality types and why eating a healthy breakfast is important to your good health.
Making soup: including recipes and tips to help you warm up your autumn and winter menus.
Diet for Healthy Liver is a discussion of dietary choices to help keep this important organ functioning well.
A list of vegetable protein sources for those who want some plant protein alternatives to meat protein.
A definition of bay leaf including physical description and recipe ideas for using this popular herb.
Discussion of sulfate sources and functions, and the importance of this mineral to your well-being.
Recipe Baked Vegetables, a healthy recipe for Meatless Mondays or as a side dish on any day of the week.
Links to health and nutrition topics that will be of interest to those pursuing a good diet.
Cinnamon Ideas - Tips for including cinnamon in your diet as part of your healthy eating lifestyle.
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
A discussion of bulimia nervosa, including characteristics and of this eating disorder that can destroy good health.
Carbohydrate deficiency including symptoms and consequences of neglecting this important nutrient group.
Eating healthy will make a difference in how you look, feel, function and how long you live.
What is gout and how can you change your diet to help treat this painful form of arthritis.
A definition of omega-3 fats--what they are, where they come from and their role in your healthy eating lifestyle.
A list of useful weight loss tips to help you reach your goal to lose and maintain a healthy weight.
The vegetarian diet, in all its variations, including the whys and wherefores of this lifestyle choice.
A discussion of unhealthy eating as showcased in a recent study regarding fatty foods.
A list of protein functions, and the possible consequences of protein deficiency.
A list of magnesium foods that will help you ensure that you have enough of this important mineral in your diet.
A recap of the healthy eating quizzes that have been presented on healthy-eating-support.org since the feature began.