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What Magic Turns a Dip into Hummus?

What Magic Turns a Dip into Hummus?

What is Hummus? According to Sabra, the leading seller of hummus dips in the US, the FDA needs to weigh in and define hummus so that consumers will be protected from fakes. According to Sabra, a dip should only be … Continue reading

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Cure for the “See Food” Diet

Cure for the “See Food” Diet

This is a guest post by Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD and was originally published here. You know the old joke, “I’m on a seafood diet. I see food, and I eat it.” I’m a See Food diet kind of … Continue reading

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Beyond Yogurt: Chobani’s Plan for Better Food for More People

Beyond Yogurt: Chobani’s Plan for Better Food for More People

Chobani is one of the most interesting food companies operating in the world today. Founded in 2005 by Turkish immigrant Hamdi Ulukaya, Choabni practically invented the Greek Yogurt category. In just 7 short years, it has reached over a billion … Continue reading

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Are Crickets the Future of Food?

Are Crickets the Future of Food?

Of the many products we saw at Expo West last weekend, the weirdest one is a protein bar hailing from a nascent Brooklyn food company called EXO. Founded by 2 college roommates, Exo is made from an ingredient most Americans … Continue reading

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Sugar is the New Fat

Sugar is the New Fat

The World Health Organization (WHO) has drafted a guideline recommending that added sugars make up no more than 10% of a person’s calories, and ideally just 5%. If you consume 1800 calories a day, then only 180 should come from … Continue reading

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The Diet Fix: Live the Healthiest Life that YOU can Enjoy

The Diet Fix: Live the Healthiest Life that YOU can Enjoy

Three months into 2014, and most people’s New Year’s Resolutions are but a distant memory. Diets that started with great fanfare on January 1st, have withered and died along the wayside. What is it about weight loss that makes 95% … Continue reading

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Those Supermarket Mushrooms Didn’t Come from a Forest

Those Supermarket Mushrooms Didn’t Come from a Forest

If you’ve ever foraged for mushrooms, you know that this type of activity doesn’t scale. So where do store-bought mushrooms come from? Watch the video below from the folks at howgrow.org Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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So You’re Eating Healthy. Stop Bragging About It

So You’re Eating Healthy. Stop Bragging About It

This is a guest blog post by Sheah Rarback, RD Providing unsolicited advice is usually a bad idea. If you are reading this column, come to me as a client or marry me, you get my advice. I do not … Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate

Happy Valentine’s Day! Flowers, wine, and chocolate are a big part of this festive day. Here are some interesting chocolate facts that you can use to impress your loved ones. 1. 5% of annual chocolate sales occur on Valentine’s Day. … Continue reading

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