4 Foods with More Vitamin C than Oranges

4 Foods with More Vitamin C than Oranges

Vitamin C is an important nutrient for the growth and repair of various tissues in the human body. We can’t produce it on our own and thus need a constant supply from food. Oranges, and to a large extent the … Continue reading

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Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Frozen Meal?

Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Frozen Meal?

Let’s face it, the greatest culinary invention in America is not sliced bread, it’s the TV Dinner, better known today the “Frozen Meal”. When these meals first appeared in the fifties, they seemed to be a godsend to housewives who … Continue reading

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Is Your Kale Smoothie Harming Your Thyroid?

Is Your Kale Smoothie Harming Your Thyroid?

Kale is the superfood of the 21st century. It has reached superstar status among health nuts and everyday folks. It has become a snackable chip and the darling of morning smoothies. Just when everything seemed to be on the up-and-up, … Continue reading

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Will King Kale Continue Trending in 2014?

Will King Kale Continue Trending in 2014?

Kale, the dark leafy green most Americans were not even aware of 20 years ago, has become a symbol most identified with nutritious eating in the last few years. Demand has gone up, and in addition to raw kale, grocery … Continue reading

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Why Steaming Your Broccoli is Faster than Roasting It

Why Steaming Your Broccoli is Faster than Roasting It

There are many ways to prepare vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower. One very popular method is roasting them in the oven, and another is steaming them. Steaming takes 5-7 minutes. Roasting takes 15-20. At first this may seem counter-intuitive. … Continue reading

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What 200 Calories Look Like

What 200 Calories Look Like

Here’s an interesting 3 minute video from Wired Magazine. It provides a good visualization of what you get for 200 calories spent. The more nutritious foods are bulky and will fill you up better than some of the less healthy … Continue reading

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Broccoli Showdown: Raw vs Cooked

Broccoli Showdown: Raw vs Cooked

We were recently asked by a Fooducate community member, who regularly consumes broccoli, what the nutritional difference is between cooked and raw broccoli. This is an interesting question, because heat and other processing have a definite effect on the bio-availability … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Add Broccoli Into Your Life

5 Easy Ways to Add Broccoli Into Your Life

Broccoli is a low calorie, big benefit vegetable. For a mere 27 calorie per serving (1/2 cup, 78 grams) you’ll get a wealth of nutrients. Scroll down for more on broccoli nutrition + links to some healthy broccoli recipes! Broccoli … Continue reading

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Top Vegetables by Water Content

Top Vegetables by Water Content

Yesterday we posted the top ten fruits based on water content. Today we rank vegetables based on their water content: Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Neat Trick to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

Neat Trick to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Here’s a neat trick to get your kids to eat more vegetables during a meal. Instead of offering a side of just carrots, offer a variety, for example carrots, broccoli, … Continue reading

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