Calorie Info Coming Soon to A Beer Can Near You

Calorie Info Coming Soon to A Beer Can Near You

Good news, beer cans and bottles will soon be labeled for calorie content and additional information. Surprising to some, there is no legal mandate for alcoholic beverage manufacturers to present nutrition information on their products. This is because alcohol is … Continue reading

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Chili Thoughts

Chili Thoughts

Today is National Chili Dog Day, a made up marketing holiday invented to get people to buy something. A chili dog is a glorified hot dog whose toppings have been upgraded from ketchup, mustard and relish to a chili sauce. … Continue reading

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Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?

Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?

You may have heard from friends or relatives about their success in weight loss using a method known as intermittent fasting. There are many variations, but the gist of this approach is no eating during  long predefined stretches of time … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Go for a Walk After Eating

5 Reasons to Go for a Walk After Eating

If you can find the time, try to make a habit of walking after you eat. It doesn’t have to be more than 15 minutes, which is easily achievable even during a workday lunch break. While walking for such a … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Diets – Not as Effective as You Think

Low-Carb Diets – Not as Effective as You Think

Low-carb is probably the most popular eating trend for dieters these days. it is based on the premise that carbs increase the production of insulin in the body, causing the body to retain fat and suppress calorie burning. By replacing … Continue reading

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Now It’s Easier than Ever to Drink More Water

Now It’s Easier than Ever to Drink More Water

Mid-summer is the hottest period of the year. It’s the most important time to be aware of your hydration practices. If you’ve been a member of the Fooducate community for a while, you probably know that we advocate drinking water … Continue reading

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When Deep Frying Reduces Fat

When Deep Frying Reduces Fat

Deep fried foods get a bad rap. You know… all that fat. Which means extra calories. And extra napkins. Well, for your next cocktail conversation, let it fly that skin-on chicken (and other fatty meats) have less fat after deep … Continue reading

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Clearing Up Cholesterol Confusion

Clearing Up Cholesterol Confusion

Cholesterol and fat advice has bounced back and forth over the past 50 years. Today, people are very confused – is cholesterol good or bad?  Ton answer that, we need to understand if we’re talking about blood cholesterol or dietary … Continue reading

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Multigrain, Whole Grain, Whole Wheat – Oh My, What Should I Eat?

Multigrain, Whole Grain, Whole Wheat – Oh My, What Should I Eat?

Grain products have become very confusing for the general public. With varying labels, titles, and logos it is confusing on what option is the best for you. Here’s a simple breakdown for you. Whole grains – contain the entire grain … Continue reading

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Dairy Allergy vs. Dairy Intolerance – What You Need to Know

Dairy Allergy vs. Dairy Intolerance – What You Need to Know

Not feeling so good after drinking milk or eating a product with dairy ingredients? You may be suffering from either a dairy allergy or a dairy intolerance. Here is the breakdown of the causes, symptoms, and differences between the two. … Continue reading

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