Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July!

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Which is Healthier – Salmon or Spam?

Which is Healthier – Salmon or Spam?

Apparently, 3 out of 10 people guessed Spam. Before you scoff, know that you could have been one of those 3 people if, instead of seeing the package, you would have only been allowed to view the nutrition facts panel. … Continue reading

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4 Ways Juice Plus is Scamming Americans

4 Ways Juice Plus is Scamming Americans

A friend recently told us she was thinking of starting a Juice Plus supplement regime for herself, and perhaps becoming a distributor. As she was about to drop $178 just for her own consumption, she asked us what we thought. … Continue reading

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How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Eat to Beat Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have cared for an elderly spouse or parent slowly losing their memory and other cognitive capabilities, you would probably do anything to stop or reverse this terrible affliction. Although we can’t turn back the clock, a dietary intervention … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Think About Protein

The Right Way to Think About Protein

There is a protein craze going on in this country. Since “fats are fattening and carbs are evil”, in many people’s minds protein is the only macro nutrient that’s safe to eat. Additionally, protein has been shown to aid with … Continue reading

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3 Ways Excess Sugar Ravages Your Body

3 Ways Excess Sugar Ravages Your Body

Is sugar the root cause of all our health problems? If you ask Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco, the answer is yes. The dose determines the poison, and Americans are consuming 2 to … Continue reading

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California, Leader In Public Health Measures, Tackles Sugary Drinks

California, Leader In Public Health Measures, Tackles Sugary Drinks

Last week, California’s senate passed the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act, which will mandate sugar-sweetened beverage to display a warning label as depicted above. The measure still needs to pass the state Assembly and be signed into law by Governor … Continue reading

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Six Types of Vinegar for your Kitchen

Six Types of Vinegar for your Kitchen

This is a guest post by Gretchen Witowich, MS RD. Fooducate has already elucidated the versatility of vinegar, so there’s no question that if it isn’t a staple in your pantry it should be.  However, distilled white vinegar is just … Continue reading

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Eating at a Meeting

Eating at a Meeting

Many people have a job that requires participating in meetings. Some folks spend their entire day in one meeting after another. Some of the dangers of the conference room, besides falling asleep and not getting any real work done, are … Continue reading

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How Memorial Day Was Hijacked

How Memorial Day Was Hijacked

Many people don’t think enough about Memorial Day as a day to honor fallen soldiers. Rather, Memorial Day Weekend has come to signify the first long weekend of summer, celebrated on mini-getaways, grand barbecues, and sales. How exactly did we … Continue reading

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