Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

What do chickpeas and whipped cream have in common? Up until a year or two ago, the answer would have been “not much”. And then, last year, an Indiana computer programmer who is also an amateur vegan chef, wanted to … Continue reading

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General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

Breakfast cereal sales have taken a nosedive in America in recent years, and the big manufacturers, Kellogg’s, Post, and General Mills, are suffering. Many of the iconic cereal brands have been with us for decades, so it was about time … Continue reading

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New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is to “eat in moderation”. A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no … Continue reading

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For Father’s Day

For Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day everyone! We have a small request to make from all the dads out there. It’s no secret that women are much more “into” nutrition and diet than men are. Fooducate stats support this. This blog is read … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

A few weeks ago, Pizza Hut announced a host of changes in the ingredients it uses to produces its menu items. These are mostly cosmetic and don’t address the elephant in the room: high calorie pizzas loaded with saturated fats … Continue reading

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Food for the Beach

Food for the Beach

Summer is practically here, and one of the great joys is spending a day at the beach. You’ll get very hungry swimming, building sandcastles, and even just lazing about. The sand and the heat make it a challenge to keep … Continue reading

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Pineapple Heaven

Pineapple Heaven

Pineapples in season are not only tasty and healthy, but are relatively cheap. One cup of pineapple has just 80 calories and costs $0.70. It’s fat-free, low in sodium and rich in vitamin C, 130 percent of the daily value. … Continue reading

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Is There Any Benefit in an Alkaline Diet?

Is There Any Benefit in an Alkaline Diet?

An “alkaline diet” describes a group of loosely related eating regimens based on the precept that certain foods can affect the acidity level of bodily fluids and cells, including the urine or blood, and can thus be used to treat … Continue reading

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Evaporated Cane Juice – Healthier than Sugar?

Evaporated Cane Juice – Healthier than Sugar?

People have a love / hate with sugar. We love sweet food, but know we should limit our consumption. One way to do this is to avoid buying products that list sugar as an ingredient. Food manufacturers realized this long … Continue reading

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Easy Eggplant Ratatouille

Easy Eggplant Ratatouille

Many people enjoyed Ratatouille, the movie, but when it comes to actually making a French vegetable stew, it’s thumbs down. People think that it is just too hard. Well, it’s not. Here’s a simple recipe that will earn you praises. … Continue reading

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