Now It’s Easier than Ever to Drink More Water

Now It’s Easier than Ever to Drink More Water

Mid-summer is the hottest period of the year. It’s the most important time to be aware of your hydration practices. If you’ve been a member of the Fooducate community for a while, you probably know that we advocate drinking water … Continue reading

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Sugar Rush – How Much Sugar is in your Food?

Sugar Rush – How Much Sugar is in your Food?

A leading cause of America’s obesity epidemic is the ubiquity of sugars in almost all the food we eat. The average American consumes over 30 teaspoons of sugar every day! These are divided among naturally occurring sugars, such as those … Continue reading

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Chat with your Fooducate Friends

Chat with your Fooducate Friends

Dear Fooducate community members, we’re happy to announce a new feature that many of you have been asking for: CHATS. This feature is available right now on the iPhone app; all you need to do is update to version 4.80! … Continue reading

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Are Liquid Calories Undermining Your Diet? (Bonus: Free Tracking Tool)

Are Liquid Calories Undermining Your Diet? (Bonus: Free Tracking Tool)

Smoothies, pressed juices, shakes, and lattes are fun little parties your tastebuds can celebrate without going to the trouble of having to bite or chew solid food. There is only one problem – liquid calories won’t satisfy you as much … Continue reading

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Your Healthy Recipes, Now on the Fooducate iPhone App!

Your Healthy Recipes, Now on the Fooducate iPhone App!

We’re happy to announce a new feature on the Fooducate iPhone app – healthy recipes. From smoothies to salads to main dishes, the Fooducate community has shared countless of pictures of meals on the app. This has led to folks … Continue reading

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Introducing Fooducate for Pets!

Introducing Fooducate for Pets!

Ever since we launched the Fooducate app, we’ve gotten requests like these from the community: “Please add pet foods! I scanned a couple of dry dog foods and learned that you don’t do pet foods. We need this info and it would be … Continue reading

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One Easy Trick to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

One Easy Trick to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

America’s addiction to sugar is one of the biggest health threats of this century. Yet, most people have no clue how much sugar has been added to their yogurt, cereal, or snack bar. If you don’t know how much sugar … Continue reading

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Introducing Fooducate 4.00 for iPhone

Introducing Fooducate 4.00 for iPhone

A new version of Fooducate for iPhone is out today, with lots of goodies to help you eat a bit better. First, we’ve brought the design up to iOS 7 and iOS 8 standards. Next, the home screen has been … Continue reading

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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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