If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

A new study by well-respected scientists David Just and Brian Wansink from Cornell University poised to shatter a long held conviction: It’s common knowledge that the obesity epidemic in America is the result of excessive intake of junk food, candy, … Continue reading

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What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

Cellulite is the bane of many women’s buttocks, hips and thighs, with the lumpy looking skin feeling like curdled cottage cheese to the touch. The truth is that cellulite is not a medical condition. That is small comfort when you … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Progression: Theory vs. Reality

Weight Loss Progression: Theory vs. Reality

If you’re currently trying to lose weight, this post will help explain why weight loss gets harder the more you progress. Unlike many activities such as running, typing, or driving, we don’t get better at losing weight the more we … Continue reading

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The End of Summer Bodes Well For Weight Loss

The End of Summer Bodes Well For Weight Loss

Labor Day has evolved to more than just a federal holiday. It has become the dividing point between carefree summer living and the long haul to Thanksgiving. Kids are going back to school, and everyone is settling into a daily … Continue reading

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Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Exercise is important for health, but is not the deciding factor when it comes to losing weight. You see, weight loss is more about food calorie reduction than it is about calorie expenditure through exercise. In a study comparing the … Continue reading

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There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

This is a guest blog post by Yoni Freedhoff, MD The key word there being “realistic“. There’s no doubt that exercising in sufficient quantities will affect weight. Yet in study after study after study, long term exercise in quantities between 150 and 300 minutes per … Continue reading

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Does Isagenix Help You Lose Weight, or Lose Your Money?

Does Isagenix Help You Lose Weight, or Lose Your Money?

Fooducate community members know that we support healthy weight loss that is the result of  diet modification: switching to whole foods, mostly home cooked, with minimal use of processed products. There are no shortcuts to permanent weight loss. That’s why … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, Thanks for the Food (and Everything Else)

Dear Mom, Thanks for the Food (and Everything Else)

Happy Mother’s Day! None of us would be where we are without our moms. For good, and, sometimes, for bad. We asked Fooducate community members a simple question: “How did your mom shape your eating habits?” Here’s a sampling of … Continue reading

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Taking Supplements? Perhaps You Should Save Your Money

Taking Supplements? Perhaps You Should Save Your Money

Earlier this week, The New York State Attorney General sent cease and desist letters to 4 major retailers, demanding they remove several supplements from their shelves immediately. The retailers – Walmart, Walgreens, Target, and GNC – were selling herbal supplements … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Superbowl Without Gaining Weight

5 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Superbowl Without Gaining Weight

Watching the Superbowl is a fun afternoon / evening activity shared by million of Americans every year. Much like other gatherings of friends and family, lots of food is involved. Here are suggestions that will help you stick to your … Continue reading

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