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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4 Ways to Halve Your Chance of Cancer

4 Ways to Halve Your Chance of Cancer

If you or someone you love has gone through cancer, you already know what a horrendous disease it is. For many years, it seemed as if cancer hit at people randomly, but scientific evidence is now showing a clear correlation … Continue reading

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Hot Dog Preservatives: Nitrites vs Celery Powder

Hot Dog Preservatives: Nitrites vs Celery Powder

Besides being our independence day, Fourth of July is the unofficial hot dog holiday. As a highly processed meat, one of the ingredients often found in a hot dog is sodium nitrite. In this post, we’ll explain what it is, … Continue reading

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Fourth of July: A BBQ Sauce Nutrition Comparison

Fourth of July: A BBQ Sauce Nutrition Comparison

Grilling season is in high gear, and this weekend will see record numbers of Americans celebrating Independence Day with family, friends, and … barbecued meals. Many of you will flavor your meats with an all American barbecue sauce. The origins … Continue reading

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Is America Finally Eating Healthier?

Is America Finally Eating Healthier?

A new report published in the Journal of the American Medial Association points to a slight improvements in the eating habits of Americans in the past 15 years. The percentage of Americans consuming poor diets declined from 56% to 46%. … Continue reading

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2016 Election: Why Isn’t Food Being Discussed at All?

2016 Election: Why Isn’t Food Being Discussed at All?

This post may cause a bit of trouble, but we are really mad that one of the most important issues for our health and the health of the planet is being ignored by both parties. The Dean of Tufts Friedman … Continue reading

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The “Once a Week” Pasta Sauce Warning

The “Once a Week” Pasta Sauce Warning

Mars Inc., one of the world’s largest food conglomerates has initiated a bold move. In the coming months, some of its products will appear with labels encouraging people to consume them just once a week! The products slated for this … Continue reading

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Mac N’ Cheetos – an Orange Fast Food Junk Food Mashup from Burger King

Mac N’ Cheetos – an Orange Fast Food Junk Food Mashup from Burger King

Starting next week, Burger King will be selling a new junk-food mash-up named Mac N’ Cheetos. It’s a neon orange powdered nugget on the outside, filled with deep fried mac n’ cheese on the inside. A 5 piece serving of this … Continue reading

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This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

In the past 30 years, America has gotten heavier. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 62 percent of women were overweight or obese. For men, that stat is 72 percent! And yet, 6 in 10 Americans … Continue reading

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