Category Archives: Healthy Eating

What you need to know about food and nutrition.  What is good for your body and what is bad and the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.

Kickstarting MY Weight Loss Plan

Over the last 15 years or so, I have been gaining weight slowly, but steadily.  I have heard the cliche,    “oh falling in love makes you gain weight…”                “marriage makes you fat..” … Continue reading

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Raw Food Means a Better Mood

The Department of Food Science Research at the University of Otago in New Zealand has linked our consumption of raw fruits and vegetables to our mental health. A total of 281 young adults completed an internet-based daily food diary for 21 … Continue reading

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Reducing Sugar Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s

A recent research study suggests a correlation between sugar consumption and deterioration of the brain, as well as cognitive skills.  In this study of the aging process, researches concluded participants with diabetes or borderline diabetes are more susceptible to dementia and … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Organic

The organic food market in the United States hit $49.4 billion in sales in 2017- a record. Organic food in 2017 accounted for 5.5 percent of the food sold in retail channels in the United States. Total organic sales in … Continue reading

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Significant Health Benefits In Darker Tomatoes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NatureSweet. All opinions are 100% mine. Do not be fooled when you see NatureSweet Eclipses tomatoes at your local supermarket. They may have a deeper color than a traditional red … Continue reading

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Food To Help Manage Hypertension

I was diagnosed with hypertension when I was 25 years old and suffering from chronic migraines.  Research suggests if your family records reveal a history of hypertension, it can increase your risk by 60%.  Several blood relatives on my mother … Continue reading

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FDA Extends Trans Fats Compliance

In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration required food manufacturers to disclose the amount of Trans Fats in a food product on the Nutrition Facts label, in the hopes of curtailing the use of partially hydrogenated oils, (PHO) in our food … Continue reading

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