Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Here’s a fun and quick recipe. It takes less than 30 minutes, including bake time! These gluten-free vegan cookies are only 80 calories each. You can use gluten free oats if you are sensitive, as well as vegan chocolate chips. … Continue reading

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Ghee – A Better Alternative to Butter?

Ghee – A Better Alternative to Butter?

Are you a fan of butter but interested in trying something new? How about some ghee (pronounced gee, like geek without the k). Ghee is made by clarifying butter and has been used in India for cooking and in Ayurvedic … Continue reading

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Advanced Sleep Strategies for Weight Loss

Advanced Sleep Strategies for Weight Loss

We all know that a good night’s sleep is crucial for weight loss. When we are tired we are more susceptible to caloric temptations. The scientific explanation lies in the appetite stimulating hormone ghrelin whose levels increase the less we … Continue reading

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Interesting Findings from the FDA’s Health & Diet Survey

Interesting Findings from the FDA’s Health & Diet Survey

If you read nutrition labels, you are impacted by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration), the federal regulatory body tasked with ensuring you know what you are buying / putting in your mouth. Every few years, the FDA conducts a … Continue reading

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What Constitutes a Healthy Bar?

What Constitutes a Healthy Bar?

Last year, the FDA warned KIND Snacks that the marketing claims on its bars are in violation of labeling regulations. KIND stated that its bars are “healthy”, but the word must be used in accordance with the regulation posted in … Continue reading

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How Did This Ice Cream Achieve Such a Low Calorie Count?

How Did This Ice Cream Achieve Such a Low Calorie Count?

Ice cream tastes awesome. A standard half cup serving of vanilla ice cream has 250 calories. Which is why it is such a guilt producing food for so many dieters. It’s also the reason food manufacturers are constantly looking to … Continue reading

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Sara’s Weight Loss – Third Time is a Charm

Sara’s Weight Loss – Third Time is a Charm

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member Sara4704. Hi! Thanks for reading my story and I’m honored to share my story with all of you. This is not my first weight loss attempt. I’ve done it several times. … Continue reading

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How Mothers Shape Our Food Choices and Eating Habits

How Mothers Shape Our Food Choices and Eating Habits

Happy Mother’s Day! Moms are our first connection with food, literally from the moment we are born. They nurture us from their body, and continue to feed us and teach us about food throughout life. Not every lesson is always … Continue reading

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Which Came First, the Purple or the Orange Carrot?

Which Came First, the Purple or the Orange Carrot?

Surprisingly, the orange carrot is the youngest of all the colored carrots – purple, yellow, and white, all came before it. Originally a bitter white root, the carrot was cultivated 3000 years ago in the Persian empire and the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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A Simple Hack To Stop Post Dinner Munchies

A Simple Hack To Stop Post Dinner Munchies

Does this ever happen to you? You’ll eat a nice satisfying dinner at 7pm, but lazing on the couch at 10pm watching TV, you’ll get an irresistible urge to nibble on a snack, turning your otherwise successful diet day into … Continue reading

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