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A Healthy Eating Plan You Can Stick To

A healthy eating plan can make the difference between staying healthy or falling into poor health habits. We live in an information overload society where we are constantly being bombarded with contradictory health information. It can be very confusing to figure out what a healthy eating plan should include. This

Healthy Eating Plan for the Holidays

Do you have a healthy eating plan for the holidays? The holidays are a time when we tend to overindulge and often gain weight. Why do that to yourself every year? Let’s do something different this year and develop a healthy eating plan for the holidays.   Healthy Eating Plan

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Healthy Eating Plans Don’t Waste Food

Healthy eating plans should not waste food. Most of us are guilty of discarding many edible parts of our fruits and vegetables.   Americans waste $165 billion worth of edible food every year, about 40% of the total amount produced. If we reduced food loses by as little as 15%,

What are Healthy Eating Plans?

Are you confused about healthy eating plans? Your uncertainty is understandable.   Questions abound: What do healthy eating plans look like? Non-fat or full fat? Should you worry about eating foods with cholesterol? Is coffee good or bad for us? Is a vegan diet the key to a healthy eating

Healthy Eating Guidelines for Various Types of Milk

Healthy eating guidelines often recommend a particular type of milk.   I grew up drinking whole milk. You know—the kind that comes from cows. I have to refer to it as “regular” milk now to distinguish it from all the other offerings.   One thing people don’t know about whole

Healthy Eating Plan for the Holidays

Healthy eating at holiday time can be challenging. How about trying out some healthy cookies? That’s not an oxymoron. These cookies stand out as being a prime combination of what’s marvelous about Christmas cookies: bitter dark chocolate, tart seasonally appropriate dried fruit, brown sugar for depth of flavor, and a dash

An Heirloom Tomato Recipe for your Healthy Eating Plan

A healthy eating plan must include a lot of nutritious vegetables. Fortunately, the days of the hothouse tomato and the red delicious apple are long gone. These days, even mainstream grocery stores carry organic produce and at least some exotic vegetables you might not be able to identify. Farmers markets

Healthy Eating Plan: Add Avocados to Dessert

A healthy eating plan can certainly include dessert. Rather than eating a treat made with lots of flour, butter and sugar, why not try something new? Here’s a tasty, easy to make dessert with a secret healthy ingredient—avocados. Avocados contain the type of healthy fat that is part of a

Healthy Eating Plan: White Bean & Summer Squash Saute

Need some ideas for your healthy eating plan? Go to a local farmers market and select from the bounty of ripe summer vegetables. Pick out some zucchini, summer squash, and fresh tomatoes. All you have to do for a balanced meal is to quickly sauté them with protein-rich white beans

Healthy Eating for Weight Loss: Try Cooking ‘en Papillote’

Cooking technique makes all the difference when you are focusing on healthy eating for weight loss. We all know that breaded, deep fried foods are fat and calorie bombs. On the other hand, baking, grilling, broiling and roasting are healthy alternatives. Here’s something that you may not have tired: cooking