Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

We like to think that we control our decisions. It’s a free country. The manufacturers of junk food like to say that too whenever someone complains about their marketing tactics. However, reality is more nuanced than “free choice”, and when … Continue reading

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Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Last week, the Senate overwhelming passed a GMO labeling law which would require manufacturers to disclose if their product is made with genetically modified ingredients. We are all for transparency in labeling, but in this case, the Senate has actually … Continue reading

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The Truth About Butter

The Truth About Butter

The interwebs and news channels are abuzz with wonderful news, as eloquently posted by Time magazine, that “The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger”. This, based on a new study that reviewed 12 prior studies and looked for a … Continue reading

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Dating and Diet

Dating and Diet

The members of our community that are single and dating will find the following post interesting. It appears that food has become an important factor when deciding who to date, and even more so when deciding on marriage or long … Continue reading

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Which Is More – 10 Teaspoons or 40 Grams of Sugars?

Which Is More – 10 Teaspoons or 40 Grams of Sugars?

Before we answer, a bit of background. Food manufacturers are required to label specific nutrients in a product’s Nutrition Facts Label. Fats, Carbs, and Protein are labeled in grams. For some nutrients, the amount is also presented as a percent … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

While you were busy grilling hot dogs on Fourth of July Weekend, Kellogg’s opened up a cereal cafe in Times Square New York. Who would go to a restaurant and pay 6 to 9 dollars for cereal and milk? Apparently, … Continue reading

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Crystal Pepsi or Crystal Meth – Which is More Harmful?

Crystal Pepsi or Crystal Meth – Which is More Harmful?

Pepsi is re-introducing a 90′s product called Crystal Pepsi. It’s just like regular Pepsi, but with a clear liquid. This feat is achieved by removing the caramel coloring that is responsible for the brownish tint all colas are famous for. … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Snacks – So Much Evil in Such a Small Bar

Weight Watchers Snacks – So Much Evil in Such a Small Bar

Weight Watchers is know for it’s weight loss program focused on group meetings and point counting. Did you know that the company is also in the food business, selling highly processed meals and snacks to its captive and sometimes gullible … Continue reading

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Comfort Foods

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Comfort Foods

As any dieter knows, when we get emotional, it’s easier to get tempted and eat something we’ll later regret. the temptation doubles when a comfort food is present. Here are a few things to know: 1. Men and women have … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Here’s to you, America! Have your cake, and eat it too (but just today)… #Foodthoughts #Pie (photo: tinypies.com) FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play

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