Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

If you are trying to eat healthy, you have no doubt encountered brown rice, the whole grain answer to the standard white rice that most of the world eats today. Brown rice is full of fiber and beneficial nutrients, but … Continue reading

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Budget Cooking That’s Healthy Too: Fooducate’s Top Seven Tips

Budget Cooking That’s Healthy Too: Fooducate’s Top Seven Tips

Whether it’s a meal for one, family of four or you’re feeding a whole brood, we’ve got some great tips to help you save money and stay healthy. 1. Try dry beans & legumes Ounce per ounce, beans are one … Continue reading

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Heals and Cooks – A New Breed of Physicians?

Heals and Cooks – A New Breed of Physicians?

It’s no secret that most medical doctors know very little about nutrition. They get at most 1 class on human nutrition during their studies. And yet, they are usually at the front lines of dispensing advice to their patients. Much … Continue reading

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Buying Groceries: The Problem with Catchy “Health” Words

Buying Groceries: The Problem with Catchy “Health” Words

This is a guest blog post by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, CSSD. Lately, several of my clients have been asking me about “energy” bars. They often bring me bars that are organic, dairy-free, wheat-free, raw, natural — all those trendy … Continue reading

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How Becoming a Mother Has Changed the Way I Eat

How Becoming a Mother Has Changed the Way I Eat

This is a guest blog post by Alice Callahan, PhD  I have a PhD in Nutrition. Yet, spending all those years in the classroom and the lab, investigating minute mechanisms of nutrient metabolism, didn’t do any favors for my own … Continue reading

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Make Mom a Healthy Breakfast Today for a Chance to Win a Gift Card

Make Mom a Healthy Breakfast Today for a Chance to Win a Gift Card

Happy Mother’s Day! Today, help your mom eat a bit better… Make your mother a healthy breakfast, then post a picture and description on Fooducate’s Facebook page. A $25 iTunes Gift Card will be randomly awarded to one of the … Continue reading

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Show Your Valentine Some Love – With Beans…

Show Your Valentine Some Love – With Beans…

Valentine’s Day is all about romance. But it’s also a big industry.  A guy can’t afford NOT to buy flowers, choose expensive designer chocolates, and RSVP a table for two in a classy restaurant (which incidentally jacks up the rates … Continue reading

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40% of Shoppers: Healthy Food Tastes Bad

40% of Shoppers: Healthy Food Tastes Bad

Earlier this month Catalina Marketing released a consumer insight report demonstrating how difficult it is for consumers to shake old habits and to start buying and preparing healthy foods. Some of the interesting stats from the report: 4 out of … Continue reading

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9 Easy Behavioral Modifications for Healthier Eating and Living

9 Easy Behavioral Modifications for Healthier Eating and Living

Image via Wikipedia   This is a guest blog post by Beth Casey Gold, R.D., M.S., and Heather Leonard, R.D., of the University of Vermont Vtrim Online Behavioral Weight Management Program We don’t like the word “diet.” Diets are about … Continue reading

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Who Said Cooking is Hard?

Who Said Cooking is Hard?

This is a guest blog post by Chef Rob Endelman. Cooking, despite what Big Food wants us to believe, does not have to be a time-consuming chore.  I’ll argue that waiting in line at the doctor’s office and pharmacy is … Continue reading

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