Can I Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

Can I Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

When people diet, their weight loss is often not just fat melting off. Many times, there is some muscle mass sacrificed as well. The body doesn’t know how to build muscle quickly, especially when it is in an energy deficit … Continue reading

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Restaurant Calories Are Challenging Your Diet

Restaurant Calories Are Challenging Your Diet

Now that chain restaurants are required to post calorie information on their menus, people who are interested in slightly better options have a better ability to choose. However, over half the restaurants in America are not part of a chain, … Continue reading

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A New Snickers Bar Worthy of Your Attention?

A New Snickers Bar Worthy of Your Attention?

Mars, the candy giant, has introduced a new bar – Snickers Crisper – to the market. It’s the first Snickers bar to clock in at under 200 calories. A serving size is 2 bars (40 grams – 1.3 ounces), and … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

As you probably know, studies have shown that cacao beans may have a number of health benefits. Through the marketing might of candy manufacturers, this research has been translated into a common belief that chocolate can be healthy for you. … Continue reading

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Friends Can Help You Lose Weight

Friends Can Help You Lose Weight

Friends are a lifelong asset, but did you know that they can help you with weight loss? A study conducted by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found a strong correlation between people’s social sphere … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Soup Goes Full Monty on GMOs

Campbell’s Soup Goes Full Monty on GMOs

Campbell’s Soup Company will be the first of the Big Food corporations to voluntarily change its food labels and indicate the presence of GMOs in its products. The company, owner of Pepperidge Farm, V8, Prego, and its famous soup brand, … Continue reading

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Patricia’s Weight Loss Journey

Patricia’s Weight Loss Journey

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member PatriciaRose2. My name is Patricia, and I too am one of those who have went through a huge weight loss transformation. I gained something out of this process which was a … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know On National Peanut Butter Day

10 Things to Know On National Peanut Butter Day

Today is National Peanut Butter Day, a made up marketing holiday to help advance the market. Not that that market needs any help. Here are some interesting facts: 1. The average American consumes 3 pounds of peanut butter a year. … Continue reading

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Sleep to Lose (Weight)

Sleep to Lose (Weight)

Are you getting enough sleep? If your answer is NO, it may partially explain your weight loss challenges. Your sleep duration affects various metabolic hormones, which, in turn control your appetite and energy levels. S­­­horter sleep duration has been shown … Continue reading

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Should We Drink Seawater to Get Our Electrolytes?

Should We Drink Seawater to Get Our Electrolytes?

The Winter (West Coast) Fancy Food Show is a trade show featuring more than 80,000 food and beverage products and related items. There are bound to be hits as well as misses, and some of the misses are truly head-scratchers. … Continue reading

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