A Grab ‘N Go Breakfast With ZERO Added Sugar (and you will love it)

A Grab ‘N Go Breakfast With ZERO Added Sugar (and you will love it)

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl Anybody else sick of packaged cereal bars? But, they are just SO easy and fast. The concept, a delicious bar packed with nutrients to start your day isn’t a … Continue reading

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Listen Up US Supermarkets: Aussie Grocery Chain Drops Artificial Dyes

Listen Up US Supermarkets: Aussie Grocery Chain Drops Artificial Dyes

ALDI, an international grocery chain with a strong Australian presence of 200 stores, has announced that effective immediately all food products sold in its stores will not be using artificial coloring: ALL ALDI food grocery items now free of artificial … Continue reading

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Is Sea Salt Healthier Than Table Salt? [Myth Busting]

Is Sea Salt Healthier Than Table Salt? [Myth Busting]

There’s a nice growing business of boutique salts being sold at Whole Foods Market and other high end stores. They come in different colors and granule sizes. They look really good on display. But are celebrity sea salts any healthier … Continue reading

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14 Tsp of Sugar But Still Healthy [Nutrition Impostor]

14 Tsp of Sugar But Still Healthy [Nutrition Impostor]

Check out Mott’s Singles 100% Juice Singles. Their ads have recently been cropping up. According to the company the product is …a delicious drink with the health benefits of real fruit. Made of 100% juice, it’s conveniently packaged so you … Continue reading

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Vitamin A [and Polar Bears]

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Vitamin A [and Polar Bears]

This week we are excited to try out a new way of presenting helpful nutrition information with a tool called Prezi! Prezi takes boring slideshows to a whole new level and you will see the cool ways we used it … Continue reading

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Airplane Food Gets Even More Revolting

Airplane Food Gets Even More Revolting

This is a guest blog post by Chef Rob Endelman. As if airline food isn’t awful enough, those still eating the carriers’ meals (when offered) now have unsanitary conditions on the aircraft themselves to worry about. The following is an … Continue reading

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About Those Colorful Easter Candies

About Those Colorful Easter Candies

Easter, the holiday of spring and renewal, is also the holiday of brightly colored eggs and candies. Today, millions of kids will gorge on sweets. And some, as a result, will start bouncing off the walls. It could be the … Continue reading

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Join Fooducate’s Easter Egg Hunt Today

Join Fooducate’s Easter Egg Hunt Today

Happy Easter everyone! Join the Fooducate Easter Egg Hunt for a chance to win a $20 gift card. We’ve hidden 3 mystery products (Easter eggs) in our product database. Can you find them? Contest Details: Use your Fooducate iPhone App … Continue reading

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Does Your Microwave Have a “Heat Junk Food” Button?

Does Your Microwave Have a “Heat Junk Food” Button?

Appliance makers must be working with the food industry to make our lives as easy as, well, pushing a button. The microwave pictured above has a setting for “Chicken Nuggets” [conveniently to the left of the start button] . What … Continue reading

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Snapple’s Amazing Race to Make More Money

Snapple’s Amazing Race to Make More Money

Snapple keeps innovating with new flavors and snazzy marketing. A new, limited edition Mango Papaya Tea is out: When The Amazing Race™ told us they were going to India we thought, “Brilliant! India is steeped in rich tea tradition that … Continue reading

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