Nutella Fined 3 Million Dollars for Misleading About Health

Nutella Fined 3 Million Dollars for Misleading About Health

Nutella is paying just over $3 million to settle a class action lawsuit. Apparently, it had been misleading consumers to think it was a healthy food. A San Diego mom thought Nutella would be a good breakfast staple for her 4-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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The Connection between Eating Disorders, Obesity and Our Food Supply

The Connection between Eating Disorders, Obesity and Our Food Supply

    This is a guest blog post by Dr. J. Renae Norton.  I’ve been treating eating disorders (ED’s) and obesity for nearly 25 years and have always had good outcomes.  My rate of success improved dramatically, however, when I … Continue reading

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To Supplement or Not to Supplement, The Billion Dollar Question

To Supplement or Not to Supplement, The Billion Dollar Question

Thanks everyone who participated in yesterday’s informal survey about supplementing. We got over 50 responses on the blog and our facebook page. It’s clear that many of you are supplementing, on top of trying to eat as best as you … Continue reading

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Do You Supplement?

Do You Supplement?

Happy Friday folks. Quick informal survey today. Do you take supplements? What led you to this decision? Would you prefer not to rely on supplements if you could? Shoot away in the comments below. Thanks. Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App Web App  RSS or  Email … Continue reading

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The Mad Cow is Back. What this Means for You

The Mad Cow is Back. What this Means for You

You’ve probably heard this already on the news. For the first time in 6 years, Mad Cow Disease has resurfaced in a single cow in central California. Earlier this week, the USDA notified the press. Eating meat from a mad … Continue reading

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Is This Cheese? Kraft Singles [Cheese Miniseries Part 3 / 3]

Is This Cheese? Kraft Singles [Cheese Miniseries Part 3 / 3]

This is the third of three posts in our Cheese Miniseries. In part 1, we covered  12 basic cheese facts. In part 2, we explained what processed cheese is. Today we’ll look inside the label of Kraft Singles. It’s been a … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Processed Cheese [Cheese Miniseries Part 2/3]

10 Things to Know About Processed Cheese [Cheese Miniseries Part 2/3]

This is the second of three posts in our Cheese Miniseries. In part 1, we covered  12 basic cheese facts. In part 3, we’ll look inside the label of Kraft Singles. In today’s segment, you’ll learn why not all cheese is created … Continue reading

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12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!   Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese?  And what are curds, whey, and … Continue reading

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Four Food Things to Do on Earth Day

Four Food Things to Do on Earth Day

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!  Today is Earth Day. Our battered planet celebrates a day of appreciation. The ravaging pillager known as mankind has designated a day of reflection and hope… While some extremists knock all progress that causes pollution … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a Yogurt Salad?

Have you ever had a Yogurt Salad?

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!  Here’s a fun brunch idea for a spring weekend – Yogurt Salad! Yogurt is healthy. Raw veggies are too. Why not mix ‘em together and enjoy a hearty, healthy treat? Yogurt Salad.  Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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