This is How I Lost 80 Pounds in 10 Months

This is How I Lost 80 Pounds in 10 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member Rebecca. In 2004, I was 18 years old and tragically lost my father. I began living an unhealthy lifestyle which left me weighing 215lbs. Almost 10 years later, in December 2013, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Foods From the Expo East Natural Food Show

Top 10 Foods From the Expo East Natural Food Show

This is a guest blog post by Jackie Topol, Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CSO, CDN It was another great year for the Natural Products Expo East trade show and conference in Baltimore, which exhibits over 1,000 natural and organic food, … Continue reading

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This Is Why the Number of Calories in Your Ice Cream Is About to Double

This Is Why the Number of Calories in Your Ice Cream Is About to Double

This is a guest blog post by Richard Perlmutter, MS The most important single value in the Nutrition Facts panel of packaged foods is the serving size. If the serving size is larger, so are the values of all the … Continue reading

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This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer Sánchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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How I Lost 70 Pounds with Fooducate (and Exercise)

How I Lost 70 Pounds with Fooducate (and Exercise)

This is a guest post by Katlyn Domagala, a Fooducate community member. Over the past year and a half I have managed to shed 70 lbs! It was never, and probably will never be an easy task. I hated every … 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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Americans are So Malnourished They Need to Drink Their Protein!

Americans are So Malnourished They Need to Drink Their Protein!

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. News flash! Americans are so lacking in protein that they need to get 25% of their Daily Value from a bottle of iced … Continue reading

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The Top 3 Front-of-Package Claims

The Top 3 Front-of-Package Claims

This is a guest blog post by Richard Perlmutter, MS One of the best ways to judge consumer concerns about packaged foods is to look at the claims on the packaging. Manufacturers use these claims to offer reassurance that products … Continue reading

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The Truth About Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

The Truth About Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD I was amazed by the uproar the publication of a Dairy Farmers of Canada funded chocolate milk study inspired last week. The study, “Impact of the removal of chocolate … Continue reading

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7 Peruvian Staples You Should Know About

7 Peruvian Staples You Should Know About

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. The Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco is a showcase for specialty foods. The recent show just wrapped up, and as … Continue reading

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