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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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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Saturated Fats: A New Perspective

Saturated Fats: A New Perspective

It’s happening again, your devious cravings and growling stomach pull you into the kitchen, as if by force. You open the snack drawer, and a tempting box of unopened dark chocolates glares into your soul. You can’t help but think … Continue reading

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Tired All Day? Your Food May Be Responsible

Tired All Day? Your Food May Be Responsible

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects almost 3 percent of the population. It is most common in people after they reach their 40′s and is more prevalent in women than men. Symptoms include fatigue (obviously), loss of memory, inability to concentrate, … Continue reading

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The Future of Organic and Natural Food Brands

The Future of Organic and Natural Food Brands

Earlier this month, the food industry experienced yet another mega-acquisition. Danone, the French dairy conglomerate acquired WhiteWave Foods for TEN BILLION dollars. WhiteWave is know for its organic Horizon milk, and for its dairy free Silk milk products. Like many … Continue reading

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Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

We like to think that we control our decisions. It’s a free country. The manufacturers of junk food like to say that too whenever someone complains about their marketing tactics. However, reality is more nuanced than “free choice”, and when … Continue reading

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Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Last week, the Senate overwhelming passed a GMO labeling law which would require manufacturers to disclose if their product is made with genetically modified ingredients. We are all for transparency in labeling, but in this case, the Senate has actually … Continue reading

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Dating and Diet

Dating and Diet

The members of our community that are single and dating will find the following post interesting. It appears that food has become an important factor when deciding who to date, and even more so when deciding on marriage or long … Continue reading

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Which Is More – 10 Teaspoons or 40 Grams of Sugars?

Which Is More – 10 Teaspoons or 40 Grams of Sugars?

Before we answer, a bit of background. Food manufacturers are required to label specific nutrients in a product’s Nutrition Facts Label. Fats, Carbs, and Protein are labeled in grams. For some nutrients, the amount is also presented as a percent … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

While you were busy grilling hot dogs on Fourth of July Weekend, Kellogg’s opened up a cereal cafe in Times Square New York. Who would go to a restaurant and pay 6 to 9 dollars for cereal and milk? Apparently, … Continue reading

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