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.

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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7 Dietary Changes to Stimulate Your Brain

Do you ever get that 2 PM lull?  You know what I mean…your energy is drained and you are not sure how you are going to make it through the afternoon? There is actually a term for it…“afternoon slump.”  Many … Continue reading

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Sprouts Brings Fresh Food to Greenville

Finally visited my first Sprouts Farmers Market last week at their Greenville Grand Opening and it did not disappoint!  Kalia with Sprouts gave me and four other enthusiastic bloggers the grand tour. Why Shop at Sprouts Farmers Market? During our … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Growing up in suburban Georgia, with parents whose childhood immediately followed the Great Depression, there was always a vegetable garden. Whether it was at my maternal grandparents, who mainly planted a few vegetables and all types of beans – to … Continue reading

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