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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Weight Loss: Balancing Long Term and Short Term Goals

Weight Loss: Balancing Long Term and Short Term Goals

In a recent survey of our community members, we learned that the average Fooducate app user is trying to lose 30 pounds. For some people, this goal may be more easily attainable than for others. Some dieters may be setting … Continue reading

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Will a Low-Glycemic Diet Help Me Lose Weight?

Will a Low-Glycemic Diet Help Me Lose Weight?

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measurement of how a food raises blood glucose (aka blood sugar) levels. GI is an important measurement for people living with diabetes who need to control their blood glucose through diet, oral medication, and … Continue reading

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Willpower – a Muscle that Fatigues with Use

Willpower – a Muscle that Fatigues with Use

Ever wonder why it’s so much harder to resist food temptations in the evening compared to the morning hours? Behavioral scientists have researched this matter and they have a possible answer. Decision-making is a cognitive activity that requires effort and … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

Losing weight means switching to a lifestyle of healthy eating. We’ve heard complaints from many dieters that the healthy options in the supermarket are always more expensive. This is actually false. The truth is that in order to eat healthfully … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

5 Tips to Help Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

It’s Friday afternoon, and you’ve been meticulously sticking to your weight loss game plan all week long. You even got an extra workout in-between juggling a million responsibilities. In a few hours you’ll head home from work, and enjoy a … Continue reading

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7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less. 1. start every … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

If you are trying to lose weight (or maintain) you most likely employ a scale to weigh yourself. Some people are addicted to the weighing process, standing on the scale every day, often multiple times a day. Others do so … Continue reading

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