Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Some foods contain copious amounts of sodium, and we don’t even notice. Due to the use of additional flavors, our taste buds don’t necessarily discern the saltiness. For example, a single sandwich may contain half or more of the daily … Continue reading

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Micro-green Super-food

Micro-green Super-food

Micro-greens are the seedlings of edible vegetable and herb plants. Seeds of plants such as arugula, radish, red cabbage and cilantro are sprouted and become seedlings in a matter of days, at which point they are “harvested”. Micro-greens are crisp, beautiful and … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

Let’s talk about sardines. Often overlooked by grocery shoppers and fish lovers, sardines are a healthy and tasty source of protein. Sardines are a small type of fish, also known as pilchards. They are usually less than 15 cm in length. … Continue reading

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Is McDonald’s Getting Desperate?

Is McDonald’s Getting Desperate?

For the first time since 1970, fast food icon McDonald’s is downsizing. In 2016 it will be shuttering more stores than it will open. This would be great news had an increase in home cooking been noticed as well. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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How to Pick the Perfect Melon

How to Pick the Perfect Melon

Did you know that an ENTIRE melon has less than 300 calories? A melon with a 6 inch diameter weighs in at 1.5 pounds, and is composed of 90% water. It makes 5 to 6 USDA servings of one cup, … Continue reading

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Why Do People Get Hangry? (Hungry and Angry)

Why Do People Get Hangry? (Hungry and Angry)

Do you ever get “hangry”? This relatively new buzzword describes a situation where hunger drives normally calm people to become irritable, rude, and illogical. As a result, arguments with loved ones erupt. Voracious junk-food consumption is also a frequent and … 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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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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FIVE Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

FIVE Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Strawberries are a gift from mother nature to mankind. They are probably the ultimate snack. Here are a few reasons why you should be eating more: ONE A 1-cup serving (8 strawberries) has less than 50 calories! TWO That single … Continue reading

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About Ginger

About Ginger

Ginger is an amazing spice that has been used in China, India, and the entirety of southeast Asia for millennia. Ginger root is actually a rhizome (subterranean stem), not a root. As you can see in the picture, it can … Continue reading

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