The Real Winner of the Super Bowl is…

The Real Winner of the Super Bowl is…

Let’s not kid ourselves, the real winner of the Super Bowl is diabetes. There are too many junk food ads. Do you agree? Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Look at all those Chemicals in a Banana!

Look at all those Chemicals in a Banana!

James Kennedy is a high-school chemistry teacher from Melbourne, Australia. He feels that chemistry and chemicals are viewed upon negatively. So he decided to do something about it: “Chemistry has suffered in recent years from a negative image. Pesticides, poisons, … Continue reading

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Can You Smell the Fat?

Can You Smell the Fat?

Back in the day, when we were still evolving from Neanderthals to modern humans, food was scarce. The consumption of highly caloric food was imprinted into our behavior as a basic survival skill. Of the three macro-nutrients (fat, carbs, protein), … Continue reading

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Going GMO Free, A Food Manufacturer’s Perspective

Going GMO Free, A Food Manufacturer’s Perspective

This post is sponsored by Barbara’s, manufacturer of Non-GMO Project Verified cereals and snacks. We’ve been following the GMO saga quite closely for the last few years. Genetically modified ingredients are found in hundreds of thousands of food products in … Continue reading

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This Simple Chart Explains the Devastating Influence Industry has on Scientific Integrity

This Simple Chart Explains the Devastating Influence Industry has on Scientific Integrity

The scientific method has advanced humanity by leaps and bounds over the last 500 years. At its base is a pure and objective quest to better understand the world we live in and how it influences us. Scientists pose a … Continue reading

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6 Under-the-Radar Healthy Food Trends of 2014

6 Under-the-Radar Healthy Food Trends of 2014

This is a guest post by Amari Thomsen MS, RD, LDN. Happy New Year! Hope you had a memorable 2013! Now it’s out with the old and in with the new! Here are some of the new food trends expected … Continue reading

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5 Extreme Diets to Avoid in 2014

5 Extreme Diets to Avoid in 2014

Our Reality-TV and viral-internet-meme filled days have spawned a culture of extreme. Is it any wonder that nutrition and diet trends have gone crazy in the last few years? If you are planning to lose weight, improve your health, and … Continue reading

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Plants Are Much Smarter than You Think!

Plants Are Much Smarter than You Think!

If you have 20 minutes this weekend, may we suggest you read Michael Pollan’s article on plant intelligence. Some thought provoking points from the article: Plants are orders of magnitude more resilient than animals. They don’t have a central brain … Continue reading

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Dear Foodie, What Gifts Did You Get For Christmas?

Dear Foodie, What Gifts Did You Get For Christmas?

It looks like high-end blenders were all the rage this year (Blendtec and Vitamix). Unfortunately, these machines are priced in the $500 range. Crazy! Then there are the tried and true recipe books for $10-$20 a piece. In between are … Continue reading

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Five Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

Five Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

Food was not easy to come by before the agricultural, industrial, and technological revolutions of the last few centuries. But, before that time, civilizations were able to grow and prosper for thousands of years. In Nazareth and Jerusalem circa 2000 … Continue reading

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