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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Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

There is no magic cure for obesity, no secret food or pill that will burn your fat off, and no shortcut to take in order to lose weight. Despite this, every few years, a new magic spell is cast on … Continue reading

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Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

What do chickpeas and whipped cream have in common? Up until a year or two ago, the answer would have been “not much”. And then, last year, an Indiana computer programmer who is also an amateur vegan chef, wanted to … Continue reading

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General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

Breakfast cereal sales have taken a nosedive in America in recent years, and the big manufacturers, Kellogg’s, Post, and General Mills, are suffering. Many of the iconic cereal brands have been with us for decades, so it was about time … Continue reading

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New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is to “eat in moderation”. A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no … Continue reading

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For Father’s Day

For Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day everyone! We have a small request to make from all the dads out there. It’s no secret that women are much more “into” nutrition and diet than men are. Fooducate stats support this. This blog is read … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

Pizza Hut to Become Slightly Less Unhealthy

A few weeks ago, Pizza Hut announced a host of changes in the ingredients it uses to produces its menu items. These are mostly cosmetic and don’t address the elephant in the room: high calorie pizzas loaded with saturated fats … Continue reading

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Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia’s City Council voted yesterday to impose a tax on sugary drinks, becoming the first major city in the US to do so. A 1.5 cent tax will be imposed on every ounce of sugary and diet drink sold in … Continue reading

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Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? For people trying to lose weight, the automatic answer is yes. The logic is simple – skipping breakfast will lead to extreme hunger a few hours later, and thus to … Continue reading

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