The Surprising Reason Cauliflower is White

The Surprising Reason Cauliflower is White

Cauliflower has staged a comeback in 2014, featured in many recipes and upscale dishes such as savory cauliflower steak with butter, seasoned spicy cauliflower rice, or a a simple roast with olive oil and sea salt. A cup of cauliflower … Continue reading

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6 Under-the-Radar Healthy Food Trends of 2014

6 Under-the-Radar Healthy Food Trends of 2014

This is a guest post by Amari Thomsen MS, RD, LDN. Happy New Year! Hope you had a memorable 2013! Now it’s out with the old and in with the new! Here are some of the new food trends expected … 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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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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Life’s a Peach…Full of Pesticides

Life’s a Peach…Full of Pesticides

Still recovering from the most recent UK study showing that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional, we read in the Chicago Tribune that peaches contain excessive amounts of pesticides, some above government safe levels. It seems that peaches’ … Continue reading

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Pesticides – Are They Killing Humans Too?

Pesticides – Are They Killing Humans Too?

Those giant shiny apples and tomatoes stacked neatly at the produce stand at the supermarket are a marvel of nature. With a lot of help from man. And man’s chemicals. In order to keep pests from blemishing your fruits and … Continue reading

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Encouraging Good Nutrients – The Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition

Encouraging Good Nutrients – The Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition

Who hasn’t been told to cut down on fatty food, cholesterol, salt, sugar, and “practically everything that tastes good”. After a while, people just ignore these warnings because it seems that there is nothing healthy left to eat. After several … Continue reading

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