Are Keebler’s Simply Made Cookies as Simple as Advertised?

Are Keebler’s Simply Made Cookies as Simple as Advertised?

Keebler, a cookie brand owned by Kellogg’s, is not known for its high quality products. It’s a strong brand, with dozens of products to offer, but most rate very low on Fooducate. A new line of cookies introduced by the … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Liquid Breakfast to Go – Yes or No?

Kellogg’s Liquid Breakfast to Go – Yes or No?

We’re not big fans of liquid nutrition solutions. They almost always comes with excess baggage. And since drinking is so much faster than eating, there is a big chance to overdose on calories. Kellogg’s Breakfast to go is a drink … Continue reading

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Only 10% of Americans Get Enough Fiber. Will A New Fiber One Cereal Help?

Only 10% of Americans Get Enough Fiber. Will A New Fiber One Cereal Help?

You’d think that with the cereal category being so saturated, manufacturers would focus their energy elsewhere. But no, new products are coming out all the time. We recently got an email alerting us to a new cereal in the Fiber … Continue reading

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With Food, Simple is Always Good, Right?

With Food, Simple is Always Good, Right?

This is a guest blog post by Bruce Bradley Food companies are some of the savviest trend spotters around. They literally spend Hundreds of MILLIONS of dollars tracking and following trends. In fact, in some cases, they even help create … Continue reading

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What is Expeller Pressed Oil and Why Does it Matter?

What is Expeller Pressed Oil and Why Does it Matter?

Ingredient list aficionados (OK, geeks) like us come across interesting phrases and wordings in product packages. In some cases, the fancy words mask a simple ingredient, trying to create an aura of sophistication or health (100% pure evaporated cane sugar … Continue reading

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How healthy are Healthy Choices Frozen Meals?

How healthy are Healthy Choices Frozen Meals?

Even families that cook dinner from scratch have those days when there’s nothing to eat. The fridge is close to empty, and the physical and emotional resources required to cook up something from scratch are totally depleted. We turn to … Continue reading

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Guess What’s In the Picture [Common Food]

Guess What’s In the Picture [Common Food]

1. pepper corns 2. small furry animal poop 3. canola oil 4. none of the above Answer below. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Pop Quiz: Which is Healthier – Palm Oil or Palm Kernel Oil?

Pop Quiz: Which is Healthier – Palm Oil or Palm Kernel Oil?

Actually, both are not at the top of the healthy oil list. Palm oil has 50% saturated fat. Palm Kernel Oil has 80%. These are very high values compared to oilve oil (14%) and canola oil (7%). Saturated fat is … Continue reading

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Are You Still Buying Salad Dressing?

Are You Still Buying Salad Dressing?

Image by kurafire via Flickr The word salad conjures, for most people, mounds of iceberg lettuce, a few other veggies, and a hefty ladle of dressing. As with many things, the US did not invent it, but in the last … Continue reading

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How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

How Healthy is ConAgra’s Healthy Choice?

Very healthy! Or at least that’s what new research, sponsored by ConAgra, has shown. Here’s the press release: ConAgra Foods announced today new research that shows people who ate Healthy Choice(R) really did get healthier. Participants in the 24-week study, … Continue reading

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