Product Review: Nature’s Path Love Crunch Premium Organic Granola

Product Review: Nature’s Path Love Crunch Premium Organic Granola

We were recently contacted by Nature’s Path, maker of organic cereals, granolas, and other goodies. The  Love Crunch Granola line has undergone a makeover and we were sent a sample for review. From the company: Like all Nature’s Path products, … Continue reading

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Instead of New Pop-Tart Flavors, How About Pop-Tarts 2.0?

Instead of New Pop-Tart Flavors, How About Pop-Tarts 2.0?

It’s always interesting to see what commercials will air during “The Biggest Loser”. Last night, Pop Tarts grabbed our attention with their new “Wildlicious” line of toaster pastries: Buckle up and unwrap a fusion of fruit flavor. Cherry, orange, strawberry, … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Chocolatey Krave Cereal [Inside the Label]

Kellogg’s Chocolatey Krave Cereal [Inside the Label]

Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App  RSS Subscription or  Email Subscription Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/fooducate on facebook: facebook.com/fooducate As if the cereal aisle wasn’t crowded enough. Kraft is introducing a new cereal called Krave: Satisfy your inner chocovore with Kellogg’s Krave™ Chocolate cereal.  Inside each crunchy bite hides a smooth … Continue reading

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Velveeta Cheesy Skillets vs. Hamburger Helper: Trans-Fat Showdown

Velveeta Cheesy Skillets vs. Hamburger Helper: Trans-Fat Showdown

Happy 2012, folks. It’s back to business here at Fooducate. Today, a sobering look at the “Dry Dinner Mix” market, estimated at $138 million annually. Hamburger Helper has been dominating the market for decades, but earlier this year Kraft introduced … Continue reading

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Reminder: Many Cereals are Sweeter than Dessert

Reminder: Many Cereals are Sweeter than Dessert

The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit advocacy group, has published a not-so-surprising study concerning the sugar content of children’s cereal. They reviewed 84 popular brands and checked out their sugar content. The most offensive product, Kellogg’s Honey Smacks, is 56% … Continue reading

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What’s in a Cranberry Sauce?

What’s in a Cranberry Sauce?

Cranberries are a native North American fruit that have found their way into Thanksgiving tradition alongside the Turkey and other dishes. Native Americans, who used the bitter and sour fruit for meat preservation, medicine, and dye, introduced it to hungry … Continue reading

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Blue Popcorn. Really? [Inside the Label]

Blue Popcorn. Really? [Inside the Label]

We’ve heard of blue corn, an heirloom variety cultivated by the Hopi tribe of the southwest, but the blue popcorn pictured here is not popped from those kernels. Instead, some marketing genius thought it would be cool to color popcorn … Continue reading

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Biscoff Spread – NOT a Viable Peanut Butter Alternative

Biscoff Spread – NOT a Viable Peanut Butter Alternative

Biscoff Spread has been slowly penetrating the US market using our attraction to anything foreign as a sign of quality: EUROPE’S ALTERNATIVE TO PEANUT BUTTER The sweet (and yes, tasty) spread touts the following: Biscoff Spread is made with Original Lotus … Continue reading

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Gatorade, for the Athlete Wannabe

Gatorade, for the Athlete Wannabe

Hi folks, today we are introducing a new format – video. Here is the inaugural episode of the Fooducate Show. Please let us know what you think! Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Mott’s for Tots Bone Health Juice [Nutrition Impostor]

Mott’s for Tots Bone Health Juice [Nutrition Impostor]

Take a look at this juice. You’d think it was some magic elixir that will help your baby grow strong and healthy bones. What your toddler will be getting is an addiction to sweet and cavities. That’s because there are … Continue reading

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