Healthy Eating Blog

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Jul 30, 2021

Foodborne Illness

Discussion of foodborne illness with a list of ways to avoid getting sick from the foods you eat.

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Jul 29, 2021

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Healthy eating during pregnancy, with specific nutrient needs and foods to choose for a healthy baby.

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Jul 28, 2021

Indigestion - How to Prevent It

A list of helpful ideas to help you avoid indigestion, including a printable list that you can take with you.

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Jul 27, 2021

Healthy Eating Guidelines

A quick take on healthy eating guidelines, designed to give you the information you need in a convenient format..

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Jul 26, 2021

Nutrition Quiz Fats - What do you know about lipids?

Nutrition Quiz Fats - find out what you know about this often-misunderstood nutrient.

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Jul 23, 2021

Potato Salad Recipe - A taste of summer

A potato salad recipe that provides a healthier twist on this summer classic.

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Jul 22, 2021

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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Jul 21, 2021

Breakfast Food?

A discussion of the menu offerings that masquerade as breakfast food and what they really represent in your diet.

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Jul 20, 2021

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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Jul 19, 2021

Sources of Iron - Foods that provide this important mineral

A list of good food sources of iron to help you get enough of this important mineral.

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Jul 16, 2021

Green Potatoes - Toxic Tubers?

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

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Jul 15, 2021

Healthy Eating -- Food Matters

This site is committed to helping you educate yourself about eating healthy in order to feel great and stay well.

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Jul 14, 2021

Calzones

A recipe to make calzones that will please your family and friends

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Jul 13, 2021

Recipe and Cooking Tips

Recipe and Cooking Tips provides useful ideas to help make your recipes and cooking more nutritious and better tasting.

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Jul 12, 2021

Protein Sources and Functions

Protein sources and functions, including the importance of this nutrient in your healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jul 08, 2021

Monounsaturated Fats

A brief description of types of fats with a list of the best sources of monounsaturated fats.

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Jul 07, 2021

10 Healthy Eating Tips

List of 10 healthy eating tips to help you to feel better and live longer.

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Jul 06, 2021

Vitamin D

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin - sources and functions.

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Jul 05, 2021

Blood Lipid Profile

A definition of blood lipid profile, including what it is and the desirable numbers for a healhy life.

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Jul 02, 2021

Recipe Granola

Recipe Granola - a combination of whole grains, nuts, seeds, honey and oil that bakes with a wonderful fragrance.

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Jul 01, 2021

Protein Definition

A protein definition which includes what it is and how it functions to maintain good health,

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Jun 30, 2021

Breast Cancer and Turmeric

Turmeric may have a role in breast cancer prevention and treatment, and is considered by some to be a super food.

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Jun 29, 2021

Minerals Quiz - Test your knowledge of the elemental nutrients.

A minerals quiz to help you test your knowledge of these important nutrients and their role in your good health.

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Jun 28, 2021

Chromium Sources and Functions

Discussion of chromium sources and functions as part of a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 25, 2021

Gluten Free Foods

A discussion of gluten free foods and how you can eat healthy while pursuing a gluten-free diet.

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Jun 24, 2021

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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Jun 23, 2021

Flax Seed - Ancient Food for the Modern Diet

A discussion of flax seed including how to use it and benefits of making it part of your healthy diet.

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Jun 22, 2021

Cooking With Beans - Preparation and Digestion Tips

A discussion of cooking with beans, including preparation and recipes, along with ways to avoid digestive upset.

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Jun 21, 2021

Metabolic Syndrome

Risks associated with metabolic syndrome and ways to improve through lifestyle changes.

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Jun 18, 2021

Basic Nutrition Quiz

A basic nutrition quiz that tests your knowledge of the fundamentals of nutritious eating.

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Jun 17, 2021

Whole Wheat Pasta - Is it really whole grain?

A discussion of what often passes as whole wheat pasta along with some recipes using this popular carbohydrate food.

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Jun 16, 2021

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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Jun 15, 2021

Food Poisoning

Ways to prevent food poisoning, including useful tips for handling and storage of your favorite foods.

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Jun 14, 2021

Healthy Eating Habits

A list of healthy eating habits that will help you live longer and feel better while you're here.

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Jun 11, 2021

Minerals in Food

A timely discussion of minerals in food to help you plan a healthy diet.

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Jun 10, 2021

Drinking with Meals

A discussion of drinking with meals - Is it a good idea or can it cause problems?

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Jun 08, 2021

GMOs - Genetically Modified Foods

GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms in foods and how you can avoid them.

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Jun 07, 2021

Sources Carbohydrates

Sources Carbohydrates - A thorough discussion of the type and function of carbs in a healty eating lifestyle.

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Jun 04, 2021

Basal Metabolic Rate

A comprehensive definition of basal metabolic rate, also known as BMR, including what it is and why we care about it.

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Jun 03, 2021

Chlorophyll

A definition of chlorophyll and how it is connected to green plants and a healthy eating lifestyle.

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Jun 01, 2021

Healthy Eating for Diabetics

Healthy eating for diabetics involves educating yourself about foods, reading labels and planning.

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May 28, 2021

Chloride Sources and Functions

A discussion of chloride sources and functions, and how this mineral plays a role in your health and wellness.

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May 27, 2021

Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

A definition of Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, including what it is and a possible solution to this food related issue.

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May 26, 2021

What is the Glycemic Index?

What is the Glycemic Index - A comprehensive look at the glycemic index and how its role in your diet.

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May 25, 2021

Healthy Eating Fiber

Healthy Eating Fiber explains how to get enough fiber into your diet and why it's so important that you do...

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May 24, 2021

Vitamins - What you need to know about this nutrient group

This page describes the role of vitamins in your good health.

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May 21, 2021

Healthy Eating Guide

A healthy eating guide with a printable list of of tips for choosing and preparing healthy foods.

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May 20, 2021

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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May 19, 2021

Healthy Potato Salad - Improving a Summer Classic

Make healthy potato salad by adding and changing ingredients with more vitamin, minerals, fiber and antioxidants.

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