How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

Fresh vegetables are awesome. Their calorie to volume ratio is outstanding – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay under 200 calories. You’ll also feel much fuller compared to consuming the same amount of calories … Continue reading

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Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

File this under ridiculous. Bai, a beverage company whose exotically named drinks we’ve covered in the past, is now selling bottled water, but calling it something else. Meet Bai “Anti-water”. Seriously. That’s the product’s name. Here is the pitch from … Continue reading

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Attention Dieters: Refined Carbs Are Messing With More Than Just Your Body

Attention Dieters: Refined Carbs Are Messing With More Than Just Your Body

Refined carbohydrates are foods that have the healthier parts of the whole grain extracted during processing. Examples include white bread, white rice, and most pasta. Additional examples of refined carbs are snacks and beverages made with vast amounts of added … Continue reading

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Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Anyone who has been a part of Fooducate’s community for more than a few weeks, has heard us say more than once that weight loss is first and foremost about calorie intake (food). Exercise is important for many reasons, but … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Balancing Long Term and Short Term Goals

Weight Loss: Balancing Long Term and Short Term Goals

In a recent survey of our community members, we learned that the average Fooducate app user is trying to lose 30 pounds. For some people, this goal may be more easily attainable than for others. Some dieters may be setting … Continue reading

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Want to Live Longer? Spice it Up!

Want to Live Longer? Spice it Up!

People who eat spicy food live longer. In a massive study conducted in China, compared with people who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who consumed spicy foods daily had a 14% lower risk of death. This is … Continue reading

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Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Despite years of fat phobia, Americans are returning in droves to once taboo foods such as avocado and peanut butter. High in fats, these whole foods are bursting with nutrition benefits, including healthy, unsaturated fats. We highly encourage people to … Continue reading

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Will a Low-Glycemic Diet Help Me Lose Weight?

Will a Low-Glycemic Diet Help Me Lose Weight?

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measurement of how a food raises blood glucose (aka blood sugar) levels. GI is an important measurement for people living with diabetes who need to control their blood glucose through diet, oral medication, and … Continue reading

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How to Pick the Perfect Melon

How to Pick the Perfect Melon

Did you know that an ENTIRE melon has less than 300 calories? A melon with a 6 inch diameter weighs in at 1.5 pounds, and is composed of 90% water. It makes 5 to 6 USDA servings of one cup, … Continue reading

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Willpower – a Muscle that Fatigues with Use

Willpower – a Muscle that Fatigues with Use

Ever wonder why it’s so much harder to resist food temptations in the evening compared to the morning hours? Behavioral scientists have researched this matter and they have a possible answer. Decision-making is a cognitive activity that requires effort and … Continue reading

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