Consumer Reports: Label those GMOs

Consumer Reports: Label those GMOs

Consumer Reports is weighing in on the GMO debate going on in this country. Bottom line first: (1) Based on Consumer Reports research, GMOs have not clearly been proven to be safe over the long term for humans, (2) GMO … Continue reading

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Why The Same Product Gets Different Grades on Fooducate

Why The Same Product Gets Different Grades on Fooducate

If you are a regular user of the Fooducate app, you may have noticed that some products appear multiple times in our database. This is due to the fact that food companies manufacture multiple package sizes, and each package has … Continue reading

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The Shocking Math Behind Science Teacher’s McDonald’s Diet

The Shocking Math Behind Science Teacher’s McDonald’s Diet

Iowa science teacher John Cisna became a weight loss celebrity this week, after his “before and after” photos went viral online. It’s not that the pictures are anything special, the story behind them is. You see, Mr. Cisna lost 37 … Continue reading

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Congrats Connecticut! First State to Pass GMO Labeling Law

Congrats Connecticut! First State to Pass GMO Labeling Law

But before we rejoice, there is a caveat. Since Connecticut is tiny (3.5 million people), labeling products just for sale in that state would be problematic. So the law will only go into effect when 4 other states adopt similar … Continue reading

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NEW: Fooducate for Vegetarians and Vegans

NEW: Fooducate for Vegetarians and Vegans

Happy Monday everyone! Although we are not vegetarians, we do support efforts people are taking to move towards a more plant based diet. That’s why we are fans of Meatless Mondays.  So, if you are a vegan or vegetarian, good … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Through REAL Food

Weight Loss Through REAL Food

We found this in our inbox the other day: I have shared Fooducate with tons of my family & friends….and will continue to do so. My wife finally asked me to help her lose a few lbs, and instead of … Continue reading

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Fooducate’s Great Peanut Butter Scan – Survey Stats

Fooducate’s Great Peanut Butter Scan – Survey Stats

We recently ran a peanut butter scanning contest for users of the Fooducate iPhone and Android app. We asked you to scan your favorite peanut butter for a chance to win a healthy peanut butter  from Krema (only one ingredient!). … Continue reading

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Fooducate User Reviews App on Youtube

Fooducate User Reviews App on Youtube

We recently challenged our mobile app users to create a short video explaining how they use Fooducate. CeCe put up a great one explaining how Fooducate on her Android helps her make smarter choices at Ralph’s. Thanks CeCe – you win … Continue reading

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Why I Feed My Daughter Inferior Food

Why I Feed My Daughter Inferior Food

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose I’ve always suspected that I feed my daughter inferior food, and now I have proof. But you know what? I don’t care. Because sometimes serving inferior fare is the healthy … Continue reading

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Fooducate iPhone App v 1.6: Browse Top Rating Products

Fooducate iPhone App v 1.6: Browse Top Rating Products

We’ve just released version 1.6 of the Fooducate iPhone App, and we’re really excited. Most of the features here are based on your requests: Browse products by category – you can now browse for products by categories (cereal, yogurt, pickles, … Continue reading

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