Return of the Killer Grapefruit ?

Return of the Killer Grapefruit ?

Our mantra at Fooducate is to eat more fruits and vegetables. Grapefruit is a wonderful fruit from the citrus family, and once your palate adjusts to its tart surprise, it can be enjoyed as much as its sweeter cousin, the … Continue reading

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Top Fruits by Water Content

Top Fruits by Water Content

Water makes up approximately 60% of our body weight. It plays many crucial roles in the body, from the detoxification of organs to the absorption of nutrients. Since our body requires water to function properly, the lack of water can … Continue reading

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Will Emulin Allow You to Consume More Sugar?

Will Emulin Allow You to Consume More Sugar?

Here’s an interesting food additive that’s gaining popularity. Emulin, which became available as an over the counter supplement earlier this year, is supposed to help people control their blood sugar. Sold as “GC7X”, this is not an artificial sweetener. It … Continue reading

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Taste Test – The Fruit Guys Home Delivery Box

Taste Test – The Fruit Guys Home Delivery Box

Last week we got a refreshing email from the Fruit Guys, who run a fresh fruit (and vegetable) delivery service in key metropolitan areas across the country. here’s their story: The Fruit Guys is a green and sustainability-focused company that … Continue reading

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Pop-Tart or Pear?  Choose Nutrient Dense Foods

Pop-Tart or Pear? Choose Nutrient Dense Foods

The Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition, an organization that wants to help people make healthier food choices was featured in a recent Washington Post article: Given a choice between a Pop-Tart and a pear, we all know which is the more … Continue reading

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