This Simple Graphic Explains the Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

This Simple Graphic Explains the Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

Two very popular health buzzwords unheard of of ten years ago are probiotics and prebiotics. Most of us have associated these two with benefits to our digestion, but we don’t really know much more than that. Fooducate is here to … Continue reading

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The Obesity – Antibiotics Connection

The Obesity – Antibiotics Connection

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  People who received antibiotics as babies are more likely to be obese. This is a possible conclusion from a fascinating study that was published in the International Journal of Obesity … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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Weiner Wars – Oscar Mayer Jumbo Beef Franks vs. Ball Park Franks

Weiner Wars – Oscar Mayer Jumbo Beef Franks vs. Ball Park Franks

The long weekend marks the beginning of this year’s barbecue season, and if you’re like most Americans, there will surely be some form of frankfurter sizzling away on your grill. Hot Dogs are a big business (billions of dollars a … Continue reading

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