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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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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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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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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Are Nutrition Labels Interfering with Your Weight Loss?

Are Nutrition Labels Interfering with Your Weight Loss?

You are what you eat, so it makes sense to have that information readily available on packages when buying food at the supermarket. As science is evolving, the FDA is making several changes to the mandatory nutrition facts label, as … Continue reading

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Corn Syrup – What You Need to Know

Corn Syrup – What You Need to Know

Corn syrup is not the same as High Fructose Corn Syrup but they are related. It is used abundantly in the modern food industry and you’ve probably seen listed as an ingredient on various products at the supermarket. Additionally, you … Continue reading

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Be Careful With Smoothies

Be Careful With Smoothies

The summer season is quickly approaching and temperatures are climbing. People are drinking more to stay hydrated, often carelessly gulping too many calories. Smoothies have long enjoyed a health halo, but are they truly deserving of it? The answer is … Continue reading

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Is Food Diversity Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic?

Is Food Diversity Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic?

Never in the history of mankind has food been so abundant for the majority of humanity. In the Western world, the cost of food as a percent of income is lower than it was a century ago and before. Globalization … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Memorial Day

The Meaning of Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day. For some, the last day of a long weekend, kicking off the summer and lighting up the grill. For others, a painful day of mourning. Memorial Day was originally observed on May 30th. About 40 years … Continue reading

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