The Humble Cabbage – 11 Things You Didn’t Know

The Humble Cabbage – 11 Things You Didn’t Know

Cabbage is widely available from late fall throughout the winter. It is abundant and affordable, making it a perfect ingredient for cold, snow-day recipes. Here are a few things you didn’t know about this wonder-vegetable. 1. Cabbage is a multi-layered … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Dear Fooducate community, Merry Christmas! Have an awesome holiday, enjoy the warmth and comfort of family, friends, and great food. Hugs from the Fooducate team FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play

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Pearled Barley – What Is It and What Can I Do With It?

Pearled Barley – What Is It and What Can I Do With It?

Barley is the fourth most cultivated cereal crop in the world, but most people don’t really consider it as a rival to wheat or corn. First domesticated over 10,000 years ago in Mesopotamia (present day Iraq), barley is a versatile … Continue reading

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Cooking at Home: Not Fast, Not Easy

Cooking at Home: Not Fast, Not Easy

At Fooducate, we are huge proponents of home cooked meals: They are healthier and cheaper than prepared foods and restaurant meals You can control exactly how much fat, salt, and sugar is added You can control the portion size There … Continue reading

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Is it Biologically Feasible for Humans to Modify their Sugar Preference?

Is it Biologically Feasible for Humans to Modify their Sugar Preference?

Humans are born craving sweet tasting food, which was once very hard to obtain, but is cheaply available nowadays. As a result, many people consume hundreds of needless calories every day. Added sugars in foods and beverages are one of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to the Fooducate Community! We’d like to thank each and every one of you for making this a special and supporting place for each and everyone to find knowledge and comfort on their health journey. Hopefully, you are … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria and Personalized Nutrition

Gut Bacteria and Personalized Nutrition

One of the biggest problems with nutrition research is that it analyzes data on populations, not individuals. It comes up with conclusions and recommendations for an average person, which may not be helpful for people who are not average. For example, … Continue reading

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4 Reasons You’re Miserable after a Holiday Meal

4 Reasons You’re Miserable after a Holiday Meal

The holidays are upon us, and with them is the opportunity to spend time with family and friends, relax, and enjoy tasty meals together. For people who are on a weight loss diet, this 6-week period until early January can … Continue reading

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Superfood Breakfast for Dieters: Oatmeal

Superfood Breakfast for Dieters: Oatmeal

Many of you have been asking the Fooducate community for breakfast ideas. Now that the days are getting shorter and mornings are nippy, may we suggest oatmeal? Oats have been dubbed a “superfood” because of their multiple nutritional benefits: * … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why “Shop the Perimeter” is Bad Nutrition Advice

7 Reasons Why “Shop the Perimeter” is Bad Nutrition Advice

Have you ever heard a health coach tell you that to lose weight and eat healthy you should “Shop only the store perimeter”? This is actually detrimental advice. It’s true that the store perimeter is where you’ll find fresh produce, dairy, … Continue reading

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