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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Save America’s Babies from Obesity: Join Dr. Greene’s “White Out” Campaign

Save America’s Babies from Obesity: Join Dr. Greene’s “White Out” Campaign

Fooducate recently presented at the Health 2.0 conference in San Diego. On stage, facilitating the discussion on food as a preventive medicine, was Alan Greene, MD, FAAP, pediatrician, author, and Stanford professor. His website, DrGreene.com, has been online since 1995! … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Big game today, and lots of snacking in front of the TV. Guacamole has become part of the tradition, as a healthy dip for your tortilla chips. Superbowl Sunday is the single biggest day for avocados every year, with 50 … Continue reading

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Adult Onset Food Allergies. Bummer Turned Opportunity.

Adult Onset Food Allergies. Bummer Turned Opportunity.

This is a guest blog post by Marisa McStravick. Up until the summer before my freshman year of college, I truly had what my dad calls, an “Irish stomach made of steel.” I always had a strong and healthy appetite. … Continue reading

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Have a “Super Bowl” Filled with Tasty, Healthy Fare On Game Day [Top Secret Guac Recipe Included]

Have a “Super Bowl” Filled with Tasty, Healthy Fare On Game Day [Top Secret Guac Recipe Included]

Image via Wikipedia The single biggest day for for avocado is Superbowl Sunday. Avocado is a super food, providing you with heart healthy mono-unsaturated fats, just 250 calories and vitamins A, C, E, the B vitamins, as well as fiber … Continue reading

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