3 Reasons a Gluten Free Diet May Lead to Weight Gain

3 Reasons a Gluten Free Diet May Lead to Weight Gain

In a post we published a few years ago, we explained why so many people seem to have great success losing weight when going gluten-free. Apparently, not everyone seems to be losing weight. In fact, some people are actually gaining … Continue reading

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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Every 5 years, the US government issues its Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a tradition dating back to 1980. The 2015 guidelines came in a bit late, published yesterday by the USDA. The reason for an update twice a decade is … Continue reading

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet – What is It & Do You Need It?

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet – What is It & Do You Need It?

Inflammation is the body’s way to protect itself from unwanted foreign organisms or tissue damage. It mobilizes white blood cells to create substances that surround the intruders and tries to eliminate them. In some cases, called auto-immune disease, there are … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Diet Food Doesn’t Work

3 Reasons Diet Food Doesn’t Work

Go to any supermarket, and you’ll find an endless number of food products geared towards weight loss. After all, 50 million Americans have started (or restarted) a weight loss diet this week. Catering to this large demographic has become a … Continue reading

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Sprouted Grains – 8 Things to Know

Sprouted Grains – 8 Things to Know

In recent years, food products boasting sprouted grains have grown in popularity. They include breads, pasta, crackers, snacks, and frozen foods. Today, we’ll explain what sprouted grains are, and what, if any, are their nutritional benefits. 1. Sprouted grains are … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

Of all of the behaviors a person might adopt to help them with weight management, perhaps none is more powerful than keeping a food diary. Unfortunately, to date, food diaries have proven themselves to be both misunderstood and misused. Here … Continue reading

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Make this ONE Habit Change to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health

Make this ONE Habit Change to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health

If you grew up in the seventies, going out to eat at McDonald’s or IHOP was a special treat reserved for birthdays or little league championship win. These days, children and adults are spending more time and money on food … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Top 7 New Year’s Resolutions for 2016*

McDonald’s Top 7 New Year’s Resolutions for 2016*

1. We will acknowledge that portion size is the biggest factor in the caloric content of menu items; furthermore, we will concede that shrinking a menu item does not make it “healthier,” only lower in calories along with all other … Continue reading

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10 Foods to Eat in 2016

10 Foods to Eat in 2016

Happy New Year! For many Fooducate community members, the new year means a laundry list of foods to limit and avoid. We wanted to start the year with a positive note, so here is a list of 10 foods we … Continue reading

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4 Interesting Facts About Alcohol on New Year’s Eve

4 Interesting Facts About Alcohol on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is the most popular drinking day of the year. Here are some interesting facts to impress your drinking mates this evening. 1. Alcohol affects men and woman differently. Women’s bodies have a higher fat-to-water ratio, which affects … Continue reading

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