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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Turmeric – the “Healing Spice” (Plus Golden Milk Recipe)

Turmeric – the “Healing Spice” (Plus Golden Milk Recipe)

Turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes throughout China and India for thousands of years. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-microbial properties and contains many important nutrients. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, … Continue reading

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Cheesy Spinach Bites [Recipe]

Cheesy Spinach Bites [Recipe]

Spinach is probably one of the healthiest foods out there. Our friends at How Does it Grow have prepared an awesome video explaining how spinach is grown, all year long. Here’s a fun recipe as well, for Cheesy Spinach Bites … Continue reading

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8 Brain Foods to Help You Focus

8 Brain Foods to Help You Focus

Looking for something besides coffee to help keep your brain sharp throughout the day? Try one of these foods, which studies have shown to improve cognitive function. 1. Leafy greens In a 2015 study on older adults, those who ate … Continue reading

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Can Dark Chocolate Improve Your Workout?

Can Dark Chocolate Improve Your Workout?

This is too good to be true – eating candy AND performing better athletically? The health benefits of cacao have been well documented – various antioxidants in the nibs make it bitter on one hand, but a superfood on the … Continue reading

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4 Tasty Alternatives to French Fries

4 Tasty Alternatives to French Fries

When it comes to side dishes, America defaults to French fries. Available at nearly every restaurant and socially acceptable to eat any time of day or night, they are incredibly difficult to avoid. Every year, average American consumes close to … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Limit Fast Food Intake

Another Reason to Limit Fast Food Intake

People who eat fast food know that it is higher in calories, unhealthy fats, sugar and sodium when compared to home cooked meals. Now, there is another reason to reduce fast food consumption. In a study of close to 9000 … Continue reading

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Five Kids Later, This is How I Lost Weight

Five Kids Later, This is How I Lost Weight

This is a guest blog post by Fooducate community member ChrisSun. When I was young I never had to worry about my weight, I could eat whatever I wanted and I would never gain. Then I had a baby, I … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers – at the Intersection of Nutrition and Culinary Arts

Edible Flowers – at the Intersection of Nutrition and Culinary Arts

Have you ever seen flowers decorating a dish on your plate at a restaurant? Did you try to eat them? Numerous types of flowers are, in fact, edible. Unless noted otherwise, the petals are the part you eat. Some have … Continue reading

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What Do Taxes Have to Do with Nutrition?

What Do Taxes Have to Do with Nutrition?

Happy Tax Day! Did you know that more people think it’s easier to file their income tax on their own than it is to choose healthy food? In a survey conducted by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in 2012, … Continue reading

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