10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

Losing weight means switching to a lifestyle of healthy eating. We’ve heard complaints from many dieters that the healthy options in the supermarket are always more expensive. This is actually false. The truth is that in order to eat healthfully … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Common Potato in America?

What’s the Most Common Potato in America?

Happy weekend folks. Don’t be a couch potato. Take advantage of the long summer days and find some time to get off the couch and move yourself. Exercise can help reduce your risk for disease.  It helps improve your mood … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

For decades, we’ve been taught that low-fat dairy is healthier for us. Fat was vilified as the culprit responsible for weight gain and heart disease. But lately, we’re seeing a reversal, and fat is being celebrated. Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

Earlier this year, the FDA introduced a new nutrition label planned to replace the current label in the near future, most likely 2018. The new label requires companies to list the amount of sugar that was added to a food … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Duncan Donuts is trying to keep with the time; and consumer preferences for healthier fare. That’s why this summer, DD has added “Fruit Smoothies” to its lineup. Here is the copy for its Tropical Mango Smoothie: “The feel good taste … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

If you are trying to lose weight (or maintain) you most likely employ a scale to weigh yourself. Some people are addicted to the weighing process, standing on the scale every day, often multiple times a day. Others do so … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer Sánchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Many Fooducate community members try to avoid fast food establishments, and they are right to do so. However, people are less worried about eating at full-service restaurants, whether they are part of a chain or independently owned. A study published … Continue reading

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Is the Sugar in Fruit Dangerous to My Health?

Is the Sugar in Fruit Dangerous to My Health?

Fooducate community member @sunsky16 messaged us with a question that many of you may be asking yourselves: “Is Sugar Found In Fruit Bad? I heard bananas are bad for you because of the high amount of sugar, is this true?” … Continue reading

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