7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less. 1. start every … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

Earlier this year, the FDA introduced a new nutrition label planned to replace the current label in the near future, most likely 2018. The new label requires companies to list the amount of sugar that was added to a food … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

If you are trying to lose weight (or maintain) you most likely employ a scale to weigh yourself. Some people are addicted to the weighing process, standing on the scale every day, often multiple times a day. Others do so … Continue reading

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This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer S├ínchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Many Fooducate community members try to avoid fast food establishments, and they are right to do so. However, people are less worried about eating at full-service restaurants, whether they are part of a chain or independently owned. A study published … Continue reading

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Recovery Drink Showdown: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

Recovery Drink Showdown: Gatorade or Chocolate Milk?

Congratulations! You got up early, scraped yourself out of bed and spent 30-60 minutes working out. You ran, swam, biked, or hit the weights. You’re ready for the weekend! Now it’s time to cool off and replenish the body. “Recovery” … Continue reading

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4 Orange Juice Lies

4 Orange Juice Lies

Orange juice is a big business in the US, generating over $10 billion in annual sales. While oranges are inherently healthy, the fresh fruit has a short season. In order to bring the goodness of oranges to the rest of … Continue reading

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The Optimal Meal Frequency for Weight Loss

The Optimal Meal Frequency for Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, should you eat 3 big meals each day, or 6 smaller ones? This is a question many dieters have been asking themselves and experts, but no authoritative and agreed upon answer exists. On … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

The cursed “plateau” is something many dieters are familiar with. After a certain period of successful reduction in weight, the scale won’t budge anymore. Day after day pass, and you’re not losing any more weight. This can be incredibly discouraging. … Continue reading

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How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

We’re in the heat of summer, and everyone is slogging through long, hot, and humid days. People hydrate more during July and August than the rest of the year. While this can be an opportunity to train the palate to … Continue reading

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