Is Whipped Peanut Butter Healthier?

Is Whipped Peanut Butter Healthier?

Here at Fooducate HQ, we are big fans of peanut butter. It’s a versatile and filling food that is a good source of protein and healthy fats. You’ll always find a jar of PB made from just one ingredient – … Continue reading

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Fooducate’s Great Peanut Butter Scan – Survey Stats

Fooducate’s Great Peanut Butter Scan – Survey Stats

We recently ran a peanut butter scanning contest for users of the Fooducate iPhone and Android app. We asked you to scan your favorite peanut butter for a chance to win a healthy peanut butter  from Krema (only one ingredient!). … Continue reading

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What are the 10 Most Popular Product Scans on Fooducate?

What are the 10 Most Popular Product Scans on Fooducate?

It’s been a month since we launched the Fooducate iphone app. That’s enough time to start seeing some trends. We wondered which products are the most popular. Here then is the list of top ten scans: 1. Nutella – Hazelnut … Continue reading

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Natural Jif: What’s The Dif?

Natural Jif: What’s The Dif?

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl Recently, one of Snack Girl’s readers asked me to define the difference between Regular Jif and “Natural” Jif.So, I went to the store and purchased them to evaluate.  Here … Continue reading

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Going Nuts for Lower Cholesterol

Going Nuts for Lower Cholesterol

A study published earlier this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine, reaffirmed what many previous researchers have found – consumption of nuts helps reduce bad cholesterol levels in the blood. Though nuts are high calorie foods due to their … Continue reading

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Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave since New Year’s, you’ve surely heard of the recent salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter. In this post: 1. A quick recap of the facts. 2. Seven healthy alternatives, including tahini, almond butter … Continue reading

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10 Peanut Butter Facts

10 Peanut Butter Facts

Image via Wikipedia You’ve probably heard about the most recent Salmonella outbreak. The culprit this time seems to be a batch of infected peanut butter, of all things. In his blog, Bill Marler deduces that the most probable cause is … Continue reading

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