Love Your Carrots! [BONUS: Zesty Carrot Salad Recipe]

Love Your Carrots! [BONUS: Zesty Carrot Salad Recipe]

Carrots are a versatile, if often under-appreciated, root vegetable. We are now in peak season, which means they are abundant, flavorful and cheap. Carrots store well for months in a refrigerator or in a cool moist cellar. They are composed … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

Brassica Oleracea Gemmifera is more commonly known as the Brussels sprout. It is a cousin of the cabbage family, and one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Brussels sprouts are a bursting with nutrients, including vitamin C, folic acid, B6, … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

Losing weight means switching to a lifestyle of healthy eating. We’ve heard complaints from many dieters that the healthy options in the supermarket are always more expensive. This is actually false. The truth is that in order to eat healthfully … Continue reading

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A Simple Trick to Make Broccoli More Appealing

A Simple Trick to Make Broccoli More Appealing

It doesn’t get much healthier than broccoli. This veggie is a nutrition powerhouse: Only 27 calories per 1/2 cup cooked 10% of daily fiber (3 g) 25% Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C 138% Vitamin K 21% of Folate The problem … Continue reading

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5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Choose Healthy Food

5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Choose Healthy Food

There is a perception that living in a democratic society, our freedom to choose is boundless. “It’s a free country,” after all. But is our freedom really unbridled? When it comes to many decisions we make, they are much more … Continue reading

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Do Men Cook More than Women?

Do Men Cook More than Women?

Not yet. But according to GFK, an international market research firm, the gap between the sexes when it comes to cooking meals at home is getting smaller and smaller. In a survey of 27,000 adults in 22 countries, men averaged … Continue reading

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When Cooking with Wine, What Happens to the Alcohol?

When Cooking with Wine, What Happens to the Alcohol?

Cooking with wine is a an age-old tradition that upgrades the flavor of any dish. The other day, we were enjoying a modified beef bourguignon with the kids. My son, who had earlier seen me pour an entire bottle’s worth … Continue reading

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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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