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. On that note, here’s a list from Cooking Light on ways… Read More

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! Read More

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 favorite things to do? Press some silly putty on against newspaper… Read More

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 we discuss anti-caking agents. For the other articles in this series,… Read More

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) There are over 3000 substances in this data base. In this… Read More

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 take that much time. As I started my elimination diet yesterday,… Read More

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 of 40 foods, which includes the “dirty dozen” and a list… Read More

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 to your door, which is helpful, you still have to plan,… Read More

How to Eat Healthy-Finding Quality Meat

  Continuing on with finding quality whole food, today we discuss finding quality grass-fed, free range meat, eggs and dairy. First, you may wonder why you should go through the trouble of buying, not just organic, but grass-fed, pasture raised meat, eggs and dairy. So, we’ll hit this point first. Problems with feed-lot, traditionally raised… Read More