Everyone Knows Where Salt Comes From, But What About Pepper?

Everyone Knows Where Salt Comes From, But What About Pepper?

Black Pepper is the most ubiquitous spice in the world, found on almost every dining table alongside salt. Few people know how it makes its way there, so we’d like to shed a bit of light on the matter. Black … Continue reading

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8 Brain Foods to Help You Focus

8 Brain Foods to Help You Focus

Looking for something besides coffee to help keep your brain sharp throughout the day? Try one of these foods, which studies have shown to improve cognitive function. 1. Leafy greens In a 2015 study on older adults, those who ate … Continue reading

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Can Dark Chocolate Improve Your Workout?

Can Dark Chocolate Improve Your Workout?

This is too good to be true – eating candy AND performing better athletically? The health benefits of cacao have been well documented – various antioxidants in the nibs make it bitter on one hand, but a superfood on the … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers – at the Intersection of Nutrition and Culinary Arts

Edible Flowers – at the Intersection of Nutrition and Culinary Arts

Have you ever seen flowers decorating a dish on your plate at a restaurant? Did you try to eat them? Numerous types of flowers are, in fact, edible. Unless noted otherwise, the petals are the part you eat. Some have … Continue reading

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The Myth of Functional Foods

The Myth of Functional Foods

The average American supermarket has 50,000 products give or take a few. Notice how ALL OF THEM are somehow labeled good for you? If it’s high in fat – it will boast low sugar! If the carb count is soaring … Continue reading

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Eating For a Healthy Brain

Eating For a Healthy Brain

About 20 percent of the calories we consume are utilized by the brain. Besides the constant need for energy, our complex neural systems require a vast amount of nutrients to keep them churning full speed ahead. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

A very happy Easter to the Fooducate Community! Hope you get a chance to spend the day with family and friends, enjoy good food, and celebrate. FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download on the App Store Get it on Google … Continue reading

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Cilantro Love. Or Hate

Cilantro Love. Or Hate

There are two kinds of people in the world – cilantro lovers, and cilantro haters. You can’t be in the middle. Either its particular scent and taste cause vomit-like tremors, or conversely, an anticipation for an exotic multi-faceted dish. Detractors … Continue reading

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Why do Athletes Advertise Unhealthy Food & Beverages?

Why do Athletes Advertise Unhealthy Food & Beverages?

Top athletes enjoy a double income – one is from the team they play for. A second, far more lucrative source of income is from brand sponsorship. We can certainly understand an advertising deal between a sneaker manufacturer and a … Continue reading

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Did You Know that March is National Nutrition Month?

Did You Know that March is National Nutrition Month?

March is National Nutrition Month. It was created in the 1970′s by AND, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association), as a means of raising awareness of healthy eating and promoting the role of … Continue reading

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