Healthy Eating

A healthy lifestyle doesn’t need to be complicated, difficult or expensive. It all starts by learning about what goes into your body. 

Want to learn more about vitamins and minerals? 

Water-soluable vitamins:

Thiamin

Riboflavin

Niacin

Biotin

Pantothenic Acid

Vitamin B-6 

Folate

Vitamin B-12 

Vitamin C

Fat-soluble vitamins:

Vitamin A

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

Vitamin K

Common minerals:

Calcium

Iron

Magnesium

Potassium

Zinc

Is there more to food than just nutrients?

Where to Start:

I love this MyPlate Plan — you can use it to find out how much you should eat to support a healthy lifestyle. 

Meal Planning

Purpose to Meal Planning

Meal Planning Week 1

Meal Planning Week 2

Some of my favorite ways to eat vegetables

Wellness posts

Why Should I Eat  Organic Foods?

What is Added Sugar?

Why is Fat Important?

Why are Carbs Important?

Nourish your lungs. Don’t smoke them.

Benefits of Sleep and Tips to Sleep Better

Heart Attack Risk Calculator

Online Resources

Dietary Supplement Facts Sheet: There is a lot of information online these days. Before you buy a supplement, check it out at this website. They have reviewed the latest research on each suppelement and can help you become more informed about it.

ChooseMyPlate — You can use this to learn more about the different food groups and how to incorporate healthy foods into your dietary intake.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020

USDA Food Composition Database — You can use this tool to look up the nutrients found in different foods

Whole Foods Market  — If you have a food allergy or dietary restriction, Whole Foods Market has some great recipe ideas.

Health Castle — Nutrition information and advice published by registered dietitian nutritionists

Blendtec— They have some fun recipes you can make in a blender. It is also my favorite blender.