10 Reasons to Eat Strawberries Today

10 Reasons to Eat Strawberries Today

Raise your hand if you don’t like strawberries…This gift to mankind from mother nature may be the ultimate snack. Here’s why you should be eating more. ONE A 1-cup servingĀ  (8 strawberries) has less than 50 calories! TWO That single … Continue reading

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A Simple Hack to Improve Nutrition Labels?

A Simple Hack to Improve Nutrition Labels?

Take a look at the above options for providing calorie information at restaurants. Which would be the most effective in your opinion? That’s exactly what researchers at the University of North Carolina wanted to find out. They queried 800 students … Continue reading

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USDA Secretary: “I LOVE Chocolate Milk” (Fooducate: But why so much sugar…)

USDA Secretary: “I LOVE Chocolate Milk” (Fooducate: But why so much sugar…)

We just got off the phone with Tom Vilsack! The Fooducate blog was honored to be invited to a first ever blogger conference call with U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack earlier today. The call was in celebration of … Continue reading

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Menu Education and Labeling (MEAL) Laws Coming Soon?

Menu Education and Labeling (MEAL) Laws Coming Soon?

In several cities and states across the country, people are encountering menus labeled with calorie counts at chain restaurants and fast food joints. These are the results of local or state ordinances that came into effect in the past year. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Most Impacted by Calories, Not Diet Type

Weight Loss Most Impacted by Calories, Not Diet Type

An interesting finding from an article just published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that focusing on carbs, proteins, or fats is much less important than focusing on the reduction of calories for those trying to lose weight. … Continue reading

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