Comparing 4 Hot Dogs – Which is the Healthiest?

Comparing 4 Hot Dogs – Which is the Healthiest?

Happy 4th of July! Today, Americans will eat over 150 million hot dogs. A classic American food, franks are not the healthiest food, to say the least. So why are they so popular? They’re relatively cheap They are easy on … 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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6 Food Myths

6 Food Myths

Image via Wikipedia A great piece from the New York Times this weekend covers some food myths that have been ingrained in our collective minds for years. The article is written by six experts in their respective fields, though the … Continue reading

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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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The Top 20 Food Sources of Sodium in the American Diet

The Top 20 Food Sources of Sodium in the American Diet

The Grocery Manufacturer’s Organization (GMA), an advocacy group representing food and beverage manufacturers, periodically publishes science policy papers as “a guide for consumers, policymakers, and the media”. In a recent publication entitled Sodium and Salt [download PDF], the GMA tackles … Continue reading

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