Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Do you know what’s in your bag of Doritos? This Doritos Superbowl commercial needed some editing… See for yourself some of the absurd ingredients they are putting in your snacks… Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App Web App  RSS or  Email Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/fooducate on facebook: facebook.com/fooducate Get … Continue reading

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Perhaps it’s Time the USDA Stopped Giving Us Nutrition Advice?

Perhaps it’s Time the USDA Stopped Giving Us Nutrition Advice?

 New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Something funny happened at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week. In an online newsletter to employees, published once a quarter, the advice dispensed was to embrace Meatless … Continue reading

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Recovery Drinks: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

Recovery Drinks: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

You got up early, dragged yourself out of bed and spent 30, 45, or even 60 full minutes on the treadmill, swimming, or jogging outside before the heat gets too unbearable. Congrats! Now it’s recovery time, a scientific-come-marketing term that … Continue reading

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The Real Reason McDonald’s and Coke are Sponsoring the Olympics

The Real Reason McDonald’s and Coke are Sponsoring the Olympics

McDonald’s and Coca Cola each spent $100M to become sponsors of the Olympics. That’s a lot of dough, both for the International Olympic Committee to receive, and for the brands to spend. The executives at the junk food companies must … Continue reading

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Clean Eating – What is It?

Clean Eating – What is It?

Are you familiar with the term Clean Eating? We’re beginning to hear more and more people talk about the clean eating movement and decided to take a minute to take a look. Clean eating is all about eating healthfully. Contrary … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away. Two Apples…?

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away. Two Apples…?

The famous adage, coined by Benjamin Franklin, has done good for the apple industry. And science has long backed the health benefits of apple consumption. Aside from the nutrient rich profile (vitamins, minerals, fiber), apples help reduce inflammation and play … Continue reading

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Just Gotta Have Another Big Mac And Coke Before Game Time… Said No Olympian Ever.

Just Gotta Have Another Big Mac And Coke Before Game Time… Said No Olympian Ever.

  The Olympics are starting tomorrow and being sponsored by McDonald’s and Coca Cola. Do you think it’s right? Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android AppWeb App  RSS or  Email Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/fooducate on facebook: facebook.com/fooducate Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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New Study: Soft Drink Consumption Leads to Flabby Muscles

New Study: Soft Drink Consumption Leads to Flabby Muscles

Doing our part to help “promote” the healthy sponsors of the Olympics starting this weekend, we bring you the results of  an interesting study published by the European Journal of Nutrition. Researchers supplemented the diet of healthy, active men and … Continue reading

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Will You Take the “NO SODA” Pledge?

Will You Take the “NO SODA” Pledge?

This is a guest post by Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD and was originally published here. A month or so ago I went on a bit of a diatribe over soda consumption, rattling on about its contribution to the obesity … Continue reading

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Veggie Stress – 10 Tips to Win the Race Against the Rot Clock

Veggie Stress – 10 Tips to Win the Race Against the Rot Clock

Do you suffer from veggie stress? You know, veggies you bought at the grocer’s with every good intention to prepare and eat, yet somehow haven’t gotten to before they started to rot? Raise your hand if you’ve never had a … Continue reading

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