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Hot Topics About Healthy Eating

In some ways, healthy eating is quite simple: choosing balanced, varied meals of fresh, whole foods and eating moderate portion sizes. Although some people have been opting for fresh, natural, and whole foods in an effort to maximize their well being and performance for a long time, scientific evidence continues to demonstrate the many benefits for physical and mental health that making healthy choices about our eating habits can bring. In this section, we offer additional articles to help you learn more about the foods, supplements, and nutrients that are being discussed now.  Have you ever wondered why your doctor encourages you to eat more seafood?  Or maybe you've heard that drinking wine offers certain health benefits.  From optimizing the nutrient content of your prepared foods to eating healthy on a budget, this section addresses all of these topics and many more!

Thu Sep 5, 2013
Do you keep a drawer full of chocolate or candy in your desk at work?  Have you ever run to the grocery store specifically for cheese puffs?  Do you have other food...
Mon Mar 11, 2013
Staying Healthy After Mesothelioma By Faith Franz What you put into your body is always important, but it becomes even more significant during mesothelioma recovery.  ...
Thu Dec 20, 2012
Food has served as a status symbol for different societies throughout history. In the past, only the wealthiest of people could afford any type of meats or fruits, while...
Wed Dec 19, 2012
Our houses and apartments all need regular spring cleaning to keep organized, efficient and free of clutter—so why wouldn’t our bodies need something similar? People...
Wed Dec 19, 2012
The soybean is one of the most ubiquitously grown crops in the world. With its rich nutritional value, unique characteristics, and relatively inexpensive agricultural cost...
Wed Dec 12, 2012
Eating healthy in a Mexican restaurant may seem like an epic feat, but choosing good and good-for-you options is as easy as tamale pie. A Chipotle burrito can pack 1026...
Wed Dec 5, 2012
Pizza and pasta may be the best-loved Italian foods in America, but they are not always among the healthiest options in Italian cuisine. To enjoy your favorite Italian...
Mon Dec 3, 2012
Every time we go to the grocery store and walk the aisles, we are confronted with hundreds of food packages. These packages, from the store brand to the name brand, have...
Mon Dec 3, 2012
Dietary supplements are popular products in the United States.  They range from whey protein, used to replace meals or as an extra source of protein after exercise, to...
Mon Dec 3, 2012
If you’re looking for a healthy drink, coffee and tea are probably your best options. With moderate amounts of caffeine, mood-boosting attributes and plenty of...
Tue Nov 27, 2012
Movie theater concession stands can hurt more than just your wallet. Even without the notorious up-sell to the bucket size popcorn, movie theater treats are out to destroy...
Tue Nov 27, 2012
Think it’s too late to start a garden? Think again. Container herb gardens can be started anytime and provide you with year-round health benefits. Here are some ideas on...
Tue Nov 27, 2012
More than half of all Americans are struggling to control their weight. New studies show that a person’s sleeping patterns are directly linked to their appetites. The...
Tue Nov 27, 2012
Eating competitions are an American pastime. With obesity rates on the rise, specialists are beginning to question just how damaging competitive eating can be to...
Tue Nov 27, 2012
If you’ve finally decided to quit smoking once and for all—congratulations! The dangers and negative health consequences of smoking are not new information. But...