Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to the Fooducate Community. Here’s to a great spring day of hope, rejuvenation, and joy! Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Eight Egg Facts Ahead of Easter

Eight Egg Facts Ahead of Easter

With Easter eggs equally decorating lawns and kitchens across America this weekend, here are a few interesting things to know: 1. Seventy Five billion eggs are produced annually in the US. 2. Per capita consumption in 2014 was 260 eggs, … Continue reading

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A Scientific Explanation for Food Cravings

A Scientific Explanation for Food Cravings

Do you ever get food cravings? An irresistible urge to eat a specific food that leads to a bad mood or even physical pangs of hunger? If you answered yes, you’re not crazy or special. Scientists are exploring the ways … Continue reading

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Raw Milk – The Pros and Cons

Raw Milk – The Pros and Cons

In real food circles, people are encouraged to consume unprocessed, whole foods. Yet even seemingly unprocessed food that we buy at the supermarket has gone through some changes. For example, the organic milk you buy at Whole Foods is not … Continue reading

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Introducing Fooducate for Pets!

Introducing Fooducate for Pets!

Ever since we launched the Fooducate app, we’ve gotten requests like these from the community: “Please add pet foods! I scanned a couple of dry dog foods and learned that you don’t do pet foods. We need this info and it would be … Continue reading

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Why is there Calf Stomach in My Cheese???

Why is there Calf Stomach in My Cheese???

A friend who recently returned from a vacation in Europe shared her findings that cheese there is made with rennet – an enzyme from the inside of calf stomach. She wanted to know if cheese in America is made this … Continue reading

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Weight Loss is Not a Marathon, It’s a Foreign Language

Weight Loss is Not a Marathon, It’s a Foreign Language

Spring is here, and many of us are anxiously awaiting the return of short sleeves, warm sunshine, and outdoor activity. Some are going on a diet to achieve a bikini body for summer, while others are taking up extensive outdoor … Continue reading

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Antibiotics, Gut Bacteria and Diabetes Risk

Antibiotics, Gut Bacteria and Diabetes Risk

A study encompassing over 1 million people in the UK has found a curious correlation between antibiotic use and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. For example, people who were prescribed penicillin between 2-5 times had an 8% increase in … Continue reading

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About Monsanto’s Carcinogenic Weedkiller

About Monsanto’s Carcinogenic Weedkiller

The World Health Organization surprised the agriculture community last week when its International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced that ingredients in Monsanto’s weedkiller are probably carcinogenic. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling Roundup, used both by farmers … Continue reading

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Milk, Calcium, and Bone Health

Milk, Calcium, and Bone Health

Even if you live under a rock, you know that in the US the current recommendation for most of the population is to enjoy 3 servings of dairy a day, including milk. One of the most well funded and persuasive … Continue reading

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