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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Praise for Potatoes

Praise for Potatoes

Potatoes are the 4th most farmed crop in the world. They are a not a root vegetable, but rather a tuber – a thickened underground part of the stem of a plant. The tuber is an energy reserve for the … Continue reading

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Soy Protein Isolate – Friend or Foe?

Soy Protein Isolate – Friend or Foe?

America is in love with protein. It’s the only macronutrient with no negative associations. Carbs and fats aren’t as lucky. This is why many people are trying to increase their daily protein intake. One of the popular solutions is protein … Continue reading

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The Truth About Chocolate – Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

The Truth About Chocolate – Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

“Hello dear lovers, wherever you are! Today is Valentine’s Day, so hurry and buy roses and chocolate for your beau! There are some very tasty ones out there, so what are you waiting for? Oh, don’t you worry, chocolate is … Continue reading

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Palm Oil – from “Sacred Food” to Global Industry

Palm Oil – from “Sacred Food” to Global Industry

Palm oil is the second most consumed vegetable oil in the world. For thousands of years, it was used and considered a “sacred food” by people in Africa and Central and South America. Palm oil is extracted from the pulp … Continue reading

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Diet Coke’s New Smoke and Mirrors Campaign

Diet Coke’s New Smoke and Mirrors Campaign

Soft drinks are bad for you, whether it’s the sugar calories in regular cola, or the artificial sweeteners in zero-calorie drinks. In a desperate attempt to stop declining sales, the Coca Cola company is out with a new campaign featuring … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

As you probably know, studies have shown that cacao beans may have a number of health benefits. Through the marketing might of candy manufacturers, this research has been translated into a common belief that chocolate can be healthy for you. … Continue reading

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