Introducing the Fooducate Real Food Bar

Introducing the Fooducate Real Food Bar

[This was an April Fools' Prank, thanks for your enthusiastic support!] We’ve been blogging about healthy food choices for over five years now. Our app for making healthy food choices has been around for 3 years. We’re very proud that … Continue reading

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Why The Same Product Gets Different Grades on Fooducate

Why The Same Product Gets Different Grades on Fooducate

If you are a regular user of the Fooducate app, you may have noticed that some products appear multiple times in our database. This is due to the fact that food companies manufacture multiple package sizes, and each package has … Continue reading

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What is a Dietitian Doing Working at Taco Bell?

What is a Dietitian Doing Working at Taco Bell?

We’ll answer that question shortly. First some background. Last week we had an interesting opportunity to visit the corporate headquarters of Taco Bell. We don’t eat there, nor do we recommend Taco Bell’s food to the Fooducate community. However, millions … Continue reading

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The Kosher Food Diet

The Kosher Food Diet

Beth Warren is a NYC based dietitian whose new book on weight loss has an interesting angle – Kosher food. Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized—the Kosher Way is the first … Continue reading

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Food is Not the Enemy

Food is Not the Enemy

Running a business is hard. And running a business that wants to do good in this world is even harder because of the higher standards to which one must adhere. Just ask organic farmers, for example. Ask a small food … Continue reading

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Tropicana Orange Juice Slammed by Judge as Misleading

Tropicana Orange Juice Slammed by Judge as Misleading

Did you know that the 100% orange juice you buy at the supermarket may have been lying in a refrigerated vat for 6 months or longer before it was poured into the carton standing in your fridge? Or that in … Continue reading

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Fooducate Success Story: I lost 65 Pounds Eating Real Food!

Fooducate Success Story: I lost 65 Pounds Eating Real Food!

We were recently introduced by a mutual friend to D.B., a lawyer who will be turning 34 this summer, who has been overweight most of his adult life. Our mutual friend saw DB last week after a long time and … Continue reading

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NEW: Fooducate for Heart Health!

NEW: Fooducate for Heart Health!

February was American Heart Month. Valentine’s day aside, how did your heart fare? According to the CDC, over 700,000 Americans have a heart attack each year. About one in four US deaths is from heart disease – 600,000 people a … Continue reading

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3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard this week’s news about a new Spanish study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that has shown that the Mediterranean Diet can drastically help decrease the chance … Continue reading

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Fast Food Accounts for 11% of America’s Calorie Intake

Fast Food Accounts for 11% of America’s Calorie Intake

The CDC, our government’s statistics lab, has published a report on fast food calories in America. The study covers the years 2007-2010. Here are some numbers that explain why McDonald’s stock has ballooned alongside our waistlines: During 2007–2010, adults consumed, … Continue reading

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