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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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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What Are Your Chances for Weight Loss Success?

What Are Your Chances for Weight Loss Success?

You may have seen the depressing headlines of the week: Only 1 in 210 obese men has a chance of slimming down to a normal weight. Only 1 in 124 obese women can achieve normal weight. This is the conclusion … Continue reading

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This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer Sánchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Many Fooducate community members try to avoid fast food establishments, and they are right to do so. However, people are less worried about eating at full-service restaurants, whether they are part of a chain or independently owned. A study published … Continue reading

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Recovery Drink Showdown: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

Recovery Drink Showdown: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

Congratulations! You got up early, scraped yourself out of bed and spent 30-60 minutes working out. You ran, swam, biked, or hit the weights. You’re ready for the weekend! Now it’s time to cool off and replenish the body. “Recovery” … Continue reading

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4 Orange Juice Lies

4 Orange Juice Lies

Orange juice is a big business in the US, generating over $10 billion in annual sales. While oranges are inherently healthy, the fresh fruit has a short season. In order to bring the goodness of oranges to the rest of … Continue reading

9 Reasons to Eat More Blueberries Today

9 Reasons to Eat More Blueberries Today

1. Blueberries taste awesome! 2. Now is the peak season for fresh blueberries in North America. The season begins in May and lasts until the Fall. Prices are affordable for all! 3. The blueish hue of the berries is due … Continue reading

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The Optimal Meal Frequency for Weight Loss

The Optimal Meal Frequency for Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, should you eat 3 big meals each day, or 6 smaller ones? This is a question many dieters have been asking themselves and experts, but no authoritative and agreed upon answer exists. On … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

The cursed “plateau” is something many dieters are familiar with. After a certain period of successful reduction in weight, the scale won’t budge anymore. Day after day pass, and you’re not losing any more weight. This can be incredibly discouraging. … Continue reading

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