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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Are You Having Lunch Staring at a Screen?

Are You Having Lunch Staring at a Screen?

An interesting phenomenon has spread throughout the western world. 6 out of 10 working professionals say that eat lunch at their office desk instead of a cafeteria or other social situation. Half of the adult population has lunch alone. Is … Continue reading

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Is All Processed Food Bad For Me?

Is All Processed Food Bad For Me?

The term “processed food” conjures images of junk food constructed from unhealthy ingredients. The Fooducate community knows that we constantly promote the consumption of minimally processed fare. But what exactly is processed food? Is all processed food bad for you … Continue reading

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Convenience is Making you Fat

Convenience is Making you Fat

Check out this crazy stat about breakfast cereal: 4 out of 10 millennials don’t eat cereal because it requires too much work. “What work?”, you may be asking. The answer: cleaning up the bowl after eating. If you think this … Continue reading

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The Egg Dish Nobody Knows How to Spell

The Egg Dish Nobody Knows How to Spell

Crack a few eggs open, mix them well, pour them into a frying pan, and quickly cook them with butter. This is the essence of an omelet. Or is it Omelette? Whatever spelling you choose, you’ll be right. The word … Continue reading

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