Healthy Eating

Learn about healthy eating basics, easy tips for eating healthy, considerations for eating well at any age, and how to eat healthy when you’re on the go, at a restaurant, or managing diabetes.

2008, 2017

5 Foods to Avoid in the 3rd Month of Your Pregnancy.

By |August 20th, 2017|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Diet Tips, Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics, Healthy Eating for Pregnant Women|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Good news and congratulations for walking the great journey of pregnancy into the third month. However, escaping from the hands of being unable to eat due to nausea, vomiting and other discomforts of morning sickness, you may need to know how important a healthy eating habit is to you and your baby, especially at this stage of the pregnancy. Your practical class of healthy eating [...]

1508, 2017

Diabetic Portion Control Plate

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Habits, Portion Control|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A diabetes portion control plate is an important tool in the management of diabetes – whose complications are among the leading causes of death and morbidity. While these plates are important in the management of type 2 diabetes, they also have a role in the management of the type 1 (that depends on insulin therapy). In addition to these; people in the pre-diabetes phase and [...]

1308, 2017

Diet Plates for Portion Control

By |August 13th, 2017|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Eating, Portion Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What are diet plates for portion control? These are plates with information printed on it about various servings for dinner. Other types of dishes are designed for cereals. These have printed differently sized guiding lines that correspond with the size of particular amounts of dry cereals. Diet plates for portion control are perhaps the best tools to ascertain that you manage your weight effectively. People [...]

1008, 2017

Healthy Eating Habits

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics, Healthy Eating Habits, Tips for Healthy Eating|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

"Let food be thy medicine and thy food medicine." This widely known quote is attributed to Hippocrates – the father of modern day medicine. While it sounds paradoxical, some critics have even dismissed it; it has important content to think about. The essence of it is that the foods you eat can have both immediate and long-term effects on your health. For example; eating high [...]

1601, 2017

Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, More Healthy Eating Resources|0 Comments

Calculators Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators 10-year CardioVascular Disease (CVD) Risk Calculator (Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack ,  and suggestions on how to reduce your risk of having a heart attack) (Read More) Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) - BMI measures body fat based on your weight and height  for  women and men. It [...]

1601, 2017

Picky Eaters

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Is your child a picky eater or, a very picky eater? Are you an adult who can only stand to eat a just a few food items and hate all others? This may be a case of selective eating disorder (SED). Selective eating disorder is a poorly understood eating disorder when a child or adult has a very limited number of food items they "can" [...]

1601, 2017

Eating Healthy For your Heart

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Eating Healthy For your Heart Heart disease is the major cause of death in the United States and many other countries of the world. It could be considered as a life-threatening lifestyle disease due to our high intake of trans-fats from foods like cakes, biscuits and chips, as well as saturated fats from meats and dairy products. Eating healthy for your heart can help reduce [...]

1601, 2017

Eating Healthy When Dining Out

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Eating Healthy When Dining Out When we eat out at restaurants, the food that is served is very high in saturated fats and sodium. With the huge portion sizes becoming the norm, you also end up eating a lot of unwanted calories. And if it is a regular affair and you don't follow the principle of eating healthy when dining out, you are likely going [...]

1601, 2017

Eating Healthy When Traveling

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Eating Healthy When Traveling Those of us who have driven hundreds of miles on American freeways known what it is like; cheap fast food joints, sodas, pies, jelly, fries and burgers. At the end of the day we have a bloated stomach that could do us proud at a burp and gas contest. You may laugh at the memory of your own road trips but [...]

1601, 2017

Some Tips to Eating Out Healthy

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Some Tips to Eating Out Healthy Make careful menu selections when eating out healthy: Pay attention to the description of the items in the menu. Items that are deep fried or batter dipped or those that contain creamy sauces are high in sodium and trans fats. Choose dishes with lean meat, grilled chicken or go for a vegetable dish or soup. These food items will [...]

1601, 2017

Important Tips to Eating Healthy

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Important Tips to Eating Healthy Our first tip to eating healthy is to include all varieties of foods from all the food groups. For good health, the body needs more than forty nutrients which are available from different food sources. Your daily meals must include plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables whole grain, milk and other dairy products, fish, lean meat, poultry and eggs. These are [...]

1601, 2017

Benefits of Eating Healthy

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Benefits of Eating Healthy We are what we eat. Our food determines the how well developed and maintained our bodies and minds are. The level of alertness, whether we have the adequate energy to see the day through, whether we have the capacity to ward off diseases especially modern lifestyle diseases and lifestyle effects all depend on the food we eat. There is a lot [...]

1601, 2017

Eating Healthy On the Run

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Eating Healthy On the Run We all have our ‘big days’. Days of high excitement when we know we are going to be busy and we are not going to have the time to even breathe. When we communicate this to our brain, it releases more adrenaline in anticipation of the extra energy that might be required. But we need to remember that adrenaline is [...]

1601, 2017

Tao of Healthy Eating

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Tao of Healthy Eating Whenever the children were sick our forefathers used to ask “what have they eaten?” for it is rightly said, the stomach is the cause of all our problems. Of course in reality, the stomach is actually the first victim. The real cause is the myriad of temptations that are out there urging us to consume vast amounts of good tasting but [...]

1601, 2017

Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating We love our holidays and apart from all the gifts and a chance to meet our relatives and in general having a good time, we also look forward to those once-a-year goodies that we get to eat. In fact, we wouldn’t be off the mark to say that the cakes, chocolates, puddings and other goodies are the highlights of our [...]

1601, 2017

Tips on Eating Healthy

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Resources, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Tips for Eating Health in Winter and SummerTips on eating healthy in the winterSummer time brings an abundance of fruits and vegetables, so eating healthy in summer isn’t very difficult at all. Winter on the other hand, requires us to vary our game plan. True, you won’t get juicy ears of corn but there is an abundance of winter fruits and vegetables too – we [...]

1601, 2017

Eating a Healthy Balanced Diet

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics, Healthy Resources|0 Comments

Eating a Healthy Balanced Diet Background to eating a healthy balanced diet Modern life has become so fast paced that few, if any have any time to stop and think about the effect modern day life has on the body. Under these circumstances, eating a healthy balanced diet seems to have been relegated to the attic for storage to be dusted off and removed only [...]

1101, 2017

The Healthy Eating Food Chart

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics|0 Comments

  GRAINS Half the quantity should be whole grains VEGETABLES Eat as much variety as possible FRUITS A third of your diet should be fruits MILK Recommend skimmed milk products for all adults MEATS & BEANS Use lean meats Eat at least 3 oz of crackers, whole grain cereals, rice or pasta and breads per day. This works out to 1 slice of bread, [...]

1101, 2017

The 7 Habits of Healthy Eating

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics|0 Comments

Healthy Eating Habits There are eating habits and there are healthy eating habits – these are the latter. These healthy eating habits are not only beneficial to you they are a potential life saver! Discarding old eating habits and forming new healthy eating habits can be as easy or as tough as you want them to be. The question you need to ask yourself [...]

1101, 2017

The Principles of Healthy Eating

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics|0 Comments

The Principles of Healthy Eating Before we explain the principles of healthy eating, let us begin by asking you a few simple questions like why do we pay so little attention to our stomach? Is it because it never attacks us? We care so little about our stomachs and digestive system because any amount of abuse to it doesn’t lead to our death. Heard [...]

1101, 2017

Healthy Eating Guidelines

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics|0 Comments

Healthy Eating Guidelines for You and Your Family These healthy eating guidelines aren’t some secrets handed down by the Aztecs or Egyptians or some exotic alien life form. Healthy eating guidelines are a straight forward common sense approach to food choices that we and our forefathers knew but seem to have mysteriously forgotten due the onslaught of junk food ads, restaurant ads and modern [...]

1101, 2017

Healthy Eating Diet Advice

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Basics|0 Comments

Healthy Eating Diet Advice We all know how to eat. Diet means knowing what to eat. Thanks to the internet, everybody knows what not to eat (sweets, junk food etc.) but there seems to be a lot of confusion about what to eat. On this diet advice page we try to answer that question – specifically, what should be in our diet. Carbohydrates (Carbs) [...]

1101, 2017

Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators

By |January 11th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Eating, More Healthy Eating Resources|0 Comments

Calculators Nutrition & Health Quizzes, Puzzles, and Calculators 10-year CardioVascular Disease (CVD) Risk Calculator (Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack ,  and suggestions on how to reduce your risk of having a heart attack) (Read More) Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) - BMI measures body fat based on your weight and height  for  women and men. [...]

2102, 2012

Vary your Veggies

By |February 21st, 2012|Categories: Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Habits, Healthy Eating Plan, Healthy Eating Plans, Healthy Resources, More Healthy Eating Resources|0 Comments

Vegetables contain essential nutrients we need to keep us healthy and strong.   What to do: There are varying kinds of vegetables and we can use them all if we just know how to mix and match with our cooking. It is best that we vary consumption for us to be able to benefit from all those qualities they have to help us be healthy [...]

2102, 2012

Fabulous Fiber

By |February 21st, 2012|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Eating and Diabetes, Healthy Eating Basics, Healthy Eating Plan, Tips for Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Do you know:  What is fiber?  According to USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture),”Fiber is the structural part of plant foods which can not be digested by humans”. We need approximately 20-30 gm fiber every day.  And we can get them from fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and whole grains. Below are common food sources that are rich in fiber in accordance to USDA:   Success Tips: [...]

2102, 2012

Calories Count

By |February 21st, 2012|Categories: Eating Healthy, Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating Facts, Healthy Resources|0 Comments

What to do: Have a plan and set up a goal such as swimming every weekend, enroll in ballroom dancing for a 3 times a week classes, invite a friend to go walking with you for 30 minutes every morning, or any other activity that you will enjoy. Combine your activities that will match up with your schedule.  Most often we say that we don’t [...]