Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Exercise is important for health, but is not the deciding factor when it comes to losing weight. You see, weight loss is more about food calorie reduction than it is about calorie expenditure through exercise. In a study comparing the … Continue reading

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Micro-green Super-food

Micro-green Super-food

Micro-greens are the seedlings of edible vegetable and herb plants. Seeds of plants such as arugula, radish, red cabbage and cilantro are sprouted and become seedlings in a matter of days, at which point they are “harvested”. Micro-greens are crisp, beautiful and … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

Let’s talk about sardines. Often overlooked by grocery shoppers and fish lovers, sardines are a healthy and tasty source of protein. Sardines are a small type of fish, also known as pilchards. They are usually less than 15 cm in length. … 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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Is McDonald’s Getting Desperate?

Is McDonald’s Getting Desperate?

For the first time since 1970, fast food icon McDonald’s is downsizing. In 2016 it will be shuttering more stores than it will open. This would be great news had an increase in home cooking been noticed as well. Unfortunately, … 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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Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Total avoidance of bread is a mistake made by some people trying to lose weight. They believe that the carbs in bread are interfering with their diet plans. It’s true that many supermarket breads are high in carbs, and often low … Continue reading

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