Tag: How to Eat Healthy

Nutrition 101: Eating Local Produce All year

This was an article which I first published more than two years ago. However, I feel this is a timeless topic that bares repeating. You can never go wrong by eating locally grown food. This was a series of articles, which I’ll repost over…

95 Ways to Eat More Veggies – Cooking Light

  As I’ve said, you really can’t eat too many non-starch veggies. They are so nutrient dense and low in calories that it takes more energy to digest most of them, then the calories they do contain. So don’t be afraid to load up….

What’s Your Nutritional Type? (FREE online quiz & e-cookbook)

HOW TO EAT HEALTHY! What’s your nutritional type? In fact, what is a nutritional type? Find out here, includes a free quiz and e-cookbook!

How to eat healthy – Food Additives: Anti-Foaming Agents (Aka…silly putty?)

Yes, you read that right, silly putty.   I used to love to play with silly putty as a kid. Those of you from my generation (I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s) will remember buying and playing with silly putty. One of my…

How to eat healthy: Food Additives ~ Anti-caking Agents.

Did you know the FDA maintains a database of over 3000 different items, which are added to our food? This series covers the most common of these additives. Today, we continue working our way through the list of additives the FDA deems “safe”, as…

How to eat healthy: Food additives-Acids

NOTE: I apologize for the lateness of this post today. This article was extensively researched and took much longer than expected. I hope you find it informational and useful. The FDA has a database of Everything Added to Food in the United States. (EAFUS)…

How to eat healthy: 5 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

Ugh, keeping a food log isn’t my favorite thing to do. And, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m horrible at it. I’ll do it for a week or two, then quit. I really don’t know why I struggle so much. It doesn’t…

How to eat healthy: 40 Foods No One Should Eat…Ever

This is a long post, so I won’t preface it with a lot of superfluous words. As you can see by the source list at the bottom of the page, I’ve searched several lists of foods to avoid, and come up with this list…

How to eat healthy: Reading Labels

Since I’m studying to be a holistic nutritionist,  I advocate whole foods, which typically don’t come in containers with labels. However, if you are going to purchase packaged foods and/or refined food, here are a few tips:

How to eat healthy: A guide to meal delivery services

In our hectic, fast paced lives, it is often difficult to shop, plan prepare and cook healthy food. In previous editions of How to eat healthy, I’ve covered “grocery store delivery“, “finding seasonal produce“, and “finding quality meat“.  However, although these options have groceries delivered…

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