McDonald’s Pulls Plug On Internal Website Encouraging Employees NOT to Eat Fast Food

McDonald’s Pulls Plug On Internal Website Encouraging Employees NOT to Eat Fast Food

Here’s a great story. McDonald’s wants its employees to be healthy and happy. How noble. So it creates a website called McResources (mcresourceline.com) with helpful tips on finance and healthy living. The website, which was ridiculed a while back for … Continue reading

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The Top 3 Reasons for Food Recalls Are…

The Top 3 Reasons for Food Recalls Are…

This is a guest blog post by Richard Perlmutter, MS. The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that food companies inform the agency about any food (for both humans and animals) they have manufactured and released for sale that has … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy During the Holidays?

Eating Healthy During the Holidays?

The last 2 weeks of the year are festive and fun. Many of us are on vacation and we indulge in the good life. For many people, this includes tasty food, whether homemade or fine dining outside the home. A … Continue reading

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Want to be Sexy? Eat Veggies with Carotenoids

Want to be Sexy? Eat Veggies with Carotenoids

A new twist on the adage “You are what you eat” – You look like what you eat. The food you eat has a visible effect on skin tone, which can cause you to appear healthier and more attractive to … Continue reading

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Baby Steps for Better Health?

Baby Steps for Better Health?

Hi folks, This is Hemi, founder of Fooducate. I’ve been invited to speak at Stanford University next week at the Mobile Health 2012 Conference.  The theme of this year’s conference is Baby Steps for Big Change. The underlying assumption, backed … Continue reading

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Will You Stick to Your New Year Resolution?

Will You Stick to Your New Year Resolution?

Good morning and Happy New Year! What you will be doing to improve your health in 2012? More importantly, how will you beat the odds of not sticking with it? by visually via Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App  RSS Subscription or  Email Subscription Follow … Continue reading

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The 80/20 Rule. Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty at the BBQ Today

The 80/20 Rule. Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty at the BBQ Today

Happy Independence Day! Some of our regular readers may be expecting a post on best practices for 4th of July dining. Perhaps a suggestion or two regarding the meat cuts to choose. Or better yet, vegetable alternatives. A listing of … Continue reading

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Nutrition Experts: Five Reasons to Kill Front-of-Package Food Labels

Nutrition Experts: Five Reasons to Kill Front-of-Package Food Labels

Two of the most respected and independent experts on nutrition have published an editorial article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) calling for the ban of front of package nutrition labels and health claims. The paper, entitled … Continue reading

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Sugary Desserts to Lose Heart Check Symbol

Sugary Desserts to Lose Heart Check Symbol

The Heart Check Symbol – one of the first front-of-pack nutrition labels – was created by the American Heart Association in 1995. The idea was to give people a quick visual cue as to foods that were low in saturated … Continue reading

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At Risk For Diabetes? Let Oprah and Walgreens Help You…

At Risk For Diabetes? Let Oprah and Walgreens Help You…

Today’s episode of Oprah is dedicated to type 2 diabetes. Over 24 million Americans are suffering from diabetes and a staggering 1.6 million are added every year. million of us are “pre-diabetic”, meaning we are on our way to fall … Continue reading

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