7 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

7 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

We’ll put it right out there. Avocados are high in fat. As a result, for years, people watching their weight have avoided this delicious fruit. This is a grave mistake. To understand, read the following: 1. A medium sized Haas … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Increase Your Magnesium Intake (You’ll LOVE the Last One!)

14 Ways to Increase Your Magnesium Intake (You’ll LOVE the Last One!)

Magnesium is one of the top 10 most abundant elements in the universe. It therefore makes sense that it is involved in human nutrition. Almost all the cells in the body require magnesium for enzymatic activities. Unfortunately, 5-15% of Americans … Continue reading

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Potassium – You’re Not Getting Enough

Potassium – You’re Not Getting Enough

98 percent of Americans don’t get enough of the micronutrient potassium in their diet. Potassium is an important mineral because it: 1. helps to build muscles, 2. balances fluid and electrolytes in the body 3. controls the electrical activity of … Continue reading

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Superbowl Special: We Were Shocked To Learn What’s In This Guacamole

Superbowl Special: We Were Shocked To Learn What’s In This Guacamole

The Superbowl is here, a festival of glitzy commercials, snacks galore, and according to some rumors, a football game. Guacamole has become part of the tradition, as a healthy dip for your tortilla chips. 50 million pounds of avocado will … Continue reading

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The Trick To Low Calories in Bolthouse Farms Salad Dressing

The Trick To Low Calories in Bolthouse Farms Salad Dressing

Here at Fooducate HQ, salad dressing is never store-bought. If the veggies are fresh and tasty, all you really need is a bit of olive oil, lemon juice and salt to enjoy. But alas, US supermarkets dedicate entire aisles to … Continue reading

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3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Did you know that there are about 30 million Americans of Irish descent but only 4 million people actually living in Ireland today? Many of today’s St. Patrick’s Day traditions are actually Made-in-America, not Ireland. The … Continue reading

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6 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

6 Things to Know About the Fats in Avocado

Happy Cinco de Mayo folks! After Super Bowl, today is one of the big consumption days for avocado in the US. We’re big fans of this awesome fruit, and have shared several recipes with you in the past. There’s no … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Game day is coming up, and it will be a celebration of all that is great in America – sport, TV, friends, and food. Nutritionally, chow served up during Superbowl parties leaves much to be desired. If the combo of … Continue reading

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Avocado Love: Infographic + Recipe

Avocado Love: Infographic + Recipe

We are slightly (and by slightly we mean completely!) obsessed with avocados. This “fruit” is high in protein, has a bizarre etymology, and is extremely scrumptious. So here’s to that lovely fruit that makes everything better:   Get Fooducated Download … Continue reading

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Superbowl Snacks: Persimmon-Avocado Nachos [Recipe]

Superbowl Snacks: Persimmon-Avocado Nachos [Recipe]

To counter our processed-food bashing and ensuing depression, we like to showcase healthy, tasty recipes here on Fooducate. With the Superbowl coming up, you may be tempted to Dorito-fy your household. STOP! We want to show you how easy and … Continue reading

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