Eating is an Important Part of Exercise

Eating is an Important Part of Exercise

One of the most important things to do as part of your exercise routine is to eat as soon as you can after your training session is over. There is a window of opportunity that lasts between 20 minutes to … Continue reading

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Why Most Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight

Why Most Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight

If you’ve ever lost weight and gained it back, this post is for you. There’s nothing more depressing than working for months to shed the pounds, only to gain them back shortly after. Yet, this is the norm for the … Continue reading

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On Canned Tuna

On Canned Tuna

Today is World Tuna Day. Did you know that more hooks and nets are set in the ocean for tuna than for any other group of fish? Overfishing is a serious problem for tuna populations around the world, and may … Continue reading

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Dispelling a Myth about Nightshade Vegetables

Dispelling a Myth about Nightshade Vegetables

We recently received an inquiry from a Fooducate community member asking us about the dangers of eggplants and tomatoes, vegetables belonging to the “nightshade” family. In this post, we’ll briefly explain what nightshades are, and why for virtually every person … Continue reading

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Uglier Fruit May Actually Be Healthier Too

Uglier Fruit May Actually Be Healthier Too

An open secret in the grocery business is that vast amounts of perfectly fine produce is thrown away every day because it does not conform to strict visual guidelines, or, in other words, is unsellable. It could be a pear … Continue reading

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Beer for Weight Loss

Beer for Weight Loss

This is too good to be true: a compound found in beer, xanthohumol, can help you lose weight and improve your health. It is an antioxidant found in hops, the main ingredient used to craft your beer. In studies conducted … Continue reading

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Everyone Knows Where Salt Comes From, But What About Pepper?

Everyone Knows Where Salt Comes From, But What About Pepper?

Black Pepper is the most ubiquitous spice in the world, found on almost every dining table alongside salt. Few people know how it makes its way there, so we’d like to shed a bit of light on the matter. Black … Continue reading

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The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself is…

The Best Day of the Week to Weigh Yourself is…

The ritual of weighing oneself is part and parcel of dieting. We’re all familiar with the feelings of anxiety mixed with hope as we place our feet on the scale. How much did I lose? Did I gain? Am I … Continue reading

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How to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

How to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

Today is National Pretzel Day, a made up marketing holiday with an enticing freebie. Various chains will be handing out free pretzels to customers. Is this a good idea for someone watching what they eat? Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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Why There Will Never Be a “Biggest Loser” Contestant Reunion

Why There Will Never Be a “Biggest Loser” Contestant Reunion

We’re a couple of months past the Biggest Loser finale, and now that the hype has subsided, we thought it would be a good time to talk some sense into our readers. If you are a fan of this show, … Continue reading

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