The Church, Waffles, and Made-up Marketing Holidays

The Church, Waffles, and Made-up Marketing Holidays

  New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  In our consumerist world, every day is a holiday, a made up marketing festivity geared to get us to buy (and eat) more of something. And so today it’s … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy? Guess 8 Surprising Ownerships in the Food Industry

Who’s Your Daddy? Guess 8 Surprising Ownerships in the Food Industry

Can you guess which megacorp on the right owns each of the young brands on the left? Solution after the jump. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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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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Kashi “Natural” Cereals Examined

Kashi “Natural” Cereals Examined

Kashi is a high end food brand, with an impressive number of cereals in its lineup. It was founded in 1984 in Southern California and acquired by Kellogg’s in 2000. The company advertises their products as “natural”, containing a blend … 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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Head 2 Head : Kashi Go Lean Caramel Peanut Bar vs. Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie Bar

Head 2 Head : Kashi Go Lean Caramel Peanut Bar vs. Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie Bar

Energy bars are a popular and growing category of snack foods that are a natural evolution of breakfast cereals. Sixty years ago we had time to sit down for a hearty breakfast with the family. By the early seventies, families … Continue reading

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Recall – Kashi Company Energy Shake Mix (Undeclared Milk)

Recall – Kashi Company Energy Shake Mix (Undeclared Milk)

From the FDA website: Kashi Company of LaJolla, CA is recalling a limited number of canisters of Kashi GOLEAN Powder Chocolate Energy Shake Mix because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run … Continue reading

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