THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

We’ll get right to the point. Scientifically, women have a harder time shedding weight compared with men. There are several reasons for this. We’ll start off with the basic resting metabolism. Men have a faster metabolism than women, burning 3-10% … Continue reading

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The Volumetric Diet: Eat More, Gain Less

The Volumetric Diet: Eat More, Gain Less

Barbara Rolls is a professor of nutrition and inventor of an eating system she named “Volumetrics”. The concept is brilliant – to lose weight you should eat voluminous food that is low in calories but literally fills your stomach. According … Continue reading

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Can 2 Cups of Water Improve Your Weight Loss By 30 Percent?

Can 2 Cups of Water Improve Your Weight Loss By 30 Percent?

Fooducate community members know that we preach for water instead of caloric drinks. There is another potential benefit for dieters, if they choose to strategically consume water before meals. This seems like a no-brainer, but scientists wanted to see if … Continue reading

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Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Last week we wrote about vegetables as a source of hydration. This week – fruit. Just like veggies, most fruits have an awesome calorie to volume ratio – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay … Continue reading

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Four Shocking Examples of Super-sized Portions

Four Shocking Examples of Super-sized Portions

So, you’re trying to lose weight. You’ve bought the right foods, and you are even counting your calories. You read the nutrition label to see how many calories are in your cookie. Do you also take note of the serving … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday for Dieters

Meatless Monday for Dieters

Protein is the most beloved macronutrient by people losing weight. Foods rich in protein are in high demand and rightfully so: protein helps keep you satiated and helps muscles grow. The top sources of protein in the American diet are … Continue reading

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Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Low-fat or low-carb, that is the questions that dieters have been arguing about for decades. In the 80′s and 90′s low-fat was the winning approach. These days, low-carb is king. Many of the studies conducted to prove one approach or … Continue reading

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How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

Fresh vegetables are awesome. Their calorie to volume ratio is outstanding – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay under 200 calories. You’ll also feel much fuller compared to consuming the same amount of calories … Continue reading

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Attention Dieters: Refined Carbs Are Messing With More Than Just Your Body

Attention Dieters: Refined Carbs Are Messing With More Than Just Your Body

Refined carbohydrates are foods that have the healthier parts of the whole grain extracted during processing. Examples include white bread, white rice, and most pasta. Additional examples of refined carbs are snacks and beverages made with vast amounts of added … Continue reading

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Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Anyone who has been a part of Fooducate’s community for more than a few weeks, has heard us say more than once that weight loss is first and foremost about calorie intake (food). Exercise is important for many reasons, but … Continue reading

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