5 Tips for the Spiralizing Beginner

5 Tips for the Spiralizing Beginner

A hot trend that is catching on beyond the low-carb and diet circles is the use of spiralizers to create vegetable noodles. A spiralizer is a relatively inexpensive piece of hardware that you can use to transform vegetables like zucchini … Continue reading

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Cheez-It Whole Grain. Or Not.

Cheez-It Whole Grain. Or Not.

Kellogg’s is being sued for misleading consumers about its Cheez It crackers. While the The package boldly claims “Whole Grain”, the first ingredient is actually refined flour, not whole grain flour. Most of the health benefits of grain based foods … Continue reading

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Carol’s Weight Loss Breakthrough

Carol’s Weight Loss Breakthrough

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member Carol2699 I remember the day so well. It was July 2013, and I was directing a kids carnival at our church. I had to sit down, because my knees ached so … Continue reading

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Just How Processed is Orange Juice?

Just How Processed is Orange Juice?

Do you drink orange juice? If you answered yes, you are not alone. More than 600 million gallons of orange juice are sold per year in the United States. Despite the health halo it has, orange juice should not be … Continue reading

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The Volumetric Diet

The Volumetric Diet

For some people, one of the hardships of dieting is a constant feeling of hunger. Wouldn’t it be great if the stomach didn’t rumble all the time? This is where the Volumetric Diet comes in. Invented by nutrition professor Barbara … Continue reading

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4 Survival Tips for Office Meetings with Food

4 Survival Tips for Office Meetings with Food

Meetings are the bane of corporate life. They are time suckers and often useless, but there is no better alternative, so we are stuck with them. Besides the boredom and not getting any real work done, a major problem is … Continue reading

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Is Neuroscience the future of Weight Loss?

Is Neuroscience the future of Weight Loss?

The brain is in charge of our thoughts, emotions, and urges. A better understanding of what goes on in a person’s brain when she craves junk food could potentially unlock ways to better resist temptation and curb consumption of unnecessary … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Here’s a fun and quick recipe. It takes less than 30 minutes, including bake time! These gluten-free vegan cookies are only 80 calories each. You can use gluten free oats if you are sensitive, as well as vegan chocolate chips. … Continue reading

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Ghee – A Better Alternative to Butter?

Ghee – A Better Alternative to Butter?

Are you a fan of butter but interested in trying something new? How about some ghee (pronounced gee, like geek without the k). Ghee is made by clarifying butter and has been used in India for cooking and in Ayurvedic … Continue reading

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Advanced Sleep Strategies for Weight Loss

Advanced Sleep Strategies for Weight Loss

We all know that a good night’s sleep is crucial for weight loss. When we are tired we are more susceptible to caloric temptations. The scientific explanation lies in the appetite stimulating hormone ghrelin whose levels increase the less we … Continue reading

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