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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NEW: Fooducate for Vegetarians and Vegans

NEW: Fooducate for Vegetarians and Vegans

Happy Monday everyone! Although we are not vegetarians, we do support efforts people are taking to move towards a more plant based diet. That’s why we are fans of Meatless Mondays.  So, if you are a vegan or vegetarian, good … Continue reading

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On a Diet? Planning to Drink this Weekend? Read This First

On a Diet? Planning to Drink this Weekend? Read This First

Trying to lose weight does not mean abstaining from alcohol. It just means you need to be cognizant of the calories you’re putting in your body and not overdoing it. If you like to mix your alcohol with juice or … Continue reading

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Do Soft Drinks Lead to Depression?

Do Soft Drinks Lead to Depression?

A groundbreaking study, published this week by the American Academy of Neurology, has described a correlation between consumption of soft drinks (regular and diet) and depression. A decade long research project that included 263,000 participants aged 50 and older found … Continue reading

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Yet Another 2012 Summary, Fooducate Style

Yet Another 2012 Summary, Fooducate Style

Whew, what a year just went by. Here are some of the stories we ran that got the most of your attention: California citizens failed to pass a GMO labeling law, but the spotlight on genetically modified foods will continue … Continue reading

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Is that a Yam or Sweet Potato? What’s the Difference?

Is that a Yam or Sweet Potato? What’s the Difference?

Do you find yourself using the terms sweet potato and yam interchangeably? Join the club… What you need to know: We’ll start with the bottom line. If you live in the US and buy your groceries in a supermarket, you … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Through REAL Food

Weight Loss Through REAL Food

We found this in our inbox the other day: I have shared Fooducate with tons of my family & friends….and will continue to do so. My wife finally asked me to help her lose a few lbs, and instead of … Continue reading

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