4th of July: Steaks – In, Hot Dogs – Out

4th of July: Steaks – In, Hot Dogs – Out

Fourth of July is coming up, a big holiday for our nation, and for hot dogs. After reading this, you may want to reconsider what you put on the grill. Scientists at the Department of Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of … Continue reading

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Is Food in America Too Cheap?

Is Food in America Too Cheap?

The ad above is from a campaign 7-11 is running on billboards and subway stations. To some, $2.99 for two hotdogs plus a 32 ounce soft drink (4 cups worth) is a great deal. To others, a meal that probably … Continue reading

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What’s the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012?

What’s the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012?

If you are one of the millions of people who visit a quick serve food establishment every day, you most likely have noticed calorie counts on the menu boards.  Whether it is at Starbucks or McDonald’s, the calorie counts started … Continue reading

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10 Weird Hot Dog Facts

10 Weird Hot Dog Facts

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! Happy Fourth of July Everyone! Did you know that Americans will consume 150 million hot dogs before the day is over? How is that … Continue reading

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How Independent are YOUR Food Choices?

How Independent are YOUR Food Choices?

Happy 4th of July everyone! We’d rather it be called Independence Day, because that is what we have been celebrating for the past 200 years, not a date 7/04. As we head to cookouts, picnics, bar-b-ques and other food related … Continue reading

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A Tale of 4 Hot-Dogs, Which Do You Choose?

A Tale of 4 Hot-Dogs, Which Do You Choose?

This 4th of July, Americans will eat over 150 million hot dogs. While wieners are a classic American dish, they are not the healthiest or tastiest meat product out there. What they do have is a smooth, easy-on-the-eyes-and-mouth consistency. It’s … Continue reading

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8 Grocery Tips Ahead of the Long Weekend

8 Grocery Tips Ahead of the Long Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of grilling season for America. For good or for bad, our appreciation for fallen heroes is intertwined with families and friends getting together to celebrate the season’s first bar-b-que. So when you raise your … Continue reading

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Sara Lee to (s l o  w   l    y) Reduce Sodium in Product Lines

Sara Lee to (s l o w l y) Reduce Sodium in Product Lines

Sara Lee Corporation announced late last week that it plans a sodium reduction in many of its products over the course of the next five years. The reduction is in “key categories” of fresh bread, hot dogs, lunchmeat, breakfast foods … Continue reading

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Guess What’s in The Picture [Foodlike Substance]

Guess What’s in The Picture [Foodlike Substance]

  A) Strawberry ice cream B) Chicken C) Plastic foam D) None of the above Answer below Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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7 thing to know about Nitrites in your Luncheon Meats

7 thing to know about Nitrites in your Luncheon Meats

Image via Wikipedia 1. Sodium Nitrite and its closely related Sodium Nitrate are food preservatives used primarily in prepared meat and fish such as ham, bacon, hot dogs, corned beef (spam), luncheon meats, and smoked fish. 2. Sodium Nitrite helps … Continue reading

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