A Truthful Commercial for Chicken McNuggets

A Truthful Commercial for Chicken McNuggets

This is a humorous look at what truthful advertising should look like. A supposedly simple product – breaded chicken pieces – is actually ultra-processed in order to create the standardization for sales of hundreds of millions of units a day. … Continue reading

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Do it Pistachio Style

Do it Pistachio Style

On the advertising front, Superbowls are a known nutrition atrocities. We’ve written in the past about our longing for a kale commercial during the big game. Yesterday we came as close as could be to a healthy food getting 30 … Continue reading

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5 Comments on Coca Cola’s New Obesity Commercial

5 Comments on Coca Cola’s New Obesity Commercial

For the first time in its history, the Coca Cola company is discussing its role in the obesity epidemic directly with consumers. This, in a 120 second long TV commercial “Come Together” which began airing last night. You can see … Continue reading

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Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Do you know what’s in your bag of Doritos? This Doritos Superbowl commercial needed some editing… See for yourself some of the absurd ingredients they are putting in your snacks… Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App Web App  RSS or  Email Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/fooducate on facebook: facebook.com/fooducate Get … Continue reading

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You Won’t See THIS Commercial During the Superbowl

You Won’t See THIS Commercial During the Superbowl

You won’t see this commercial, by Chef Rob Endelman and his wife, during the big game today. That’s because Quinoa, broccoli, and other healthy foods are not part of the modern multi billion dollar food chain. But imagine if Kale … Continue reading

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Woohoo!!! McDonald’s Burgers Come from Grass Fed Beef!

Woohoo!!! McDonald’s Burgers Come from Grass Fed Beef!

At least that’s what we’re seeing in the latest commercials featuring rancher / beef producer Steve Foglesong in Illinois. And all these years we thought Mcdonald’s was so cheap because they source beef from CAFOs (factory farms) where cows lead … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Fast Food, and TV Turnoff Week

Earth Day, Fast Food, and TV Turnoff Week

This is a very special guest blog post. Hi, I’m Koa Halpern, a guest on this blog, I am 12 years old, and I started my own nonprofit when I was 10 years old. My Nonprofit is called Fast Food … Continue reading

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Which Beef is Best – USDA Choice or USDA Select?

Which Beef is Best – USDA Choice or USDA Select?

Neither. The top spot goes to Prime Beef. Followed by Choice, then Select, then 6 more levels. The USDA defines 9 quality levels for beef. They are stamped on the carcass but by the time you buy your cuts at … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Free Advice for Back to School Moms Sponsored by Frosted Mini Wheats [Inside the Label]

Kellogg’s Free Advice for Back to School Moms Sponsored by Frosted Mini Wheats [Inside the Label]

In a press release yesterday, Kellogg’s introduced a branded back to school resource for moms called Mom’s Homeroom: “Having all the right tools is essential for learning, like knowing what your child’s learning style is so you know how to … Continue reading

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