The Velveeta Recall – A Reminder to Avoid Fake Cheese

The Velveeta Recall – A Reminder to Avoid Fake Cheese

As you may have already heard, Kraft is recalling Velveeta in several states, after discovering that 260 cases of the product were manufactured with an insufficient amount of preservative. Oh, the irony. Velveeta “cheese product” has been faking it since … Continue reading

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Mozzarella Cheese – 7 Things to Know

Mozzarella Cheese – 7 Things to Know

1. Mozzarella is a fresh cheese. It’s best eaten a day after production, but can be refrigerated in brine for up to a week. Vacuum packed – several weeks or more. 2. The cheese was first produced in southern Italy, … Continue reading

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Will Sodium & Fat Reduction Efforts Lead to a Healthier Cheese?

Will Sodium & Fat Reduction Efforts Lead to a Healthier Cheese?

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  A very interesting article published in the New York Times earlier this week goes into a detailed description of the efforts undertaken by the dairy industry to improve the nutrition … Continue reading

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Milk – The Pros and Cons

Milk – The Pros and Cons

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! Milk was in the news last week, following an opinion piece by well respected cookbook author and journalist Mark Bittman. Got Milk? Don’t Need It generated a lively discussion on the interwebs, and we thought … Continue reading

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This Tuna Melt Is So Light & Tasty It Will Make You Cry

This Tuna Melt Is So Light & Tasty It Will Make You Cry

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl Tuna melts use to be a staple in my college dorm. One cup mayonnaise, a little tuna, and say the word “green” and you had lunch! As you age, you … Continue reading

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Is This Cheese? Kraft Singles [Cheese Miniseries Part 3 / 3]

Is This Cheese? Kraft Singles [Cheese Miniseries Part 3 / 3]

This is the third of three posts in our Cheese Miniseries. In part 1, we covered  12 basic cheese facts. In part 2, we explained what processed cheese is. Today we’ll look inside the label of Kraft Singles. It’s been a … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Processed Cheese [Cheese Miniseries Part 2/3]

10 Things to Know About Processed Cheese [Cheese Miniseries Part 2/3]

This is the second of three posts in our Cheese Miniseries. In part 1, we covered  12 basic cheese facts. In part 3, we’ll look inside the label of Kraft Singles. In today’s segment, you’ll learn why not all cheese is created … Continue reading

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12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!   Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese?  And what are curds, whey, and … Continue reading

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Cheese Lovers Rejoice, Maybe?

Cheese Lovers Rejoice, Maybe?

Denmark is known for its tasty dairy products. Unfortunately butter and cheese are very high in saturated fat. The connection between saturated fats and increased blood cholesterol (leading to heart issues) has been accepted by most health organizations world wide. … Continue reading

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To Cheez-It or Not?

To Cheez-It or Not?

Cheez-it has been around for decades. The salty cheesy crackers are popular with kids and adults alike. Originally sold by an independent company call Sunshine, Cheez-it has been part of the Kellogg’s lineup for the last 10 years. And they’re … Continue reading

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