Is This Ketchup Really Healthy?

Is This Ketchup Really Healthy?

Spotted in the wild – Hunt’s “100% Natural” Tomato Ketchup. The Con-Agra owned brand boast No preservatives, and No high fructose corn syrup on the front of pack. This is the copy on the back: “From the tomato experts: Hunt’s … Continue reading

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Have Some Dijon Mustard

Have Some Dijon Mustard

Mustard is a condiment we like to recommend. Compared to high-calorie mayonnaise, it has zero fat. Compared to ketchup, it has zero sugars and carbs. In fact, at 5 calories per teaspoon, this is one of the best ways to … Continue reading

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Are You Eating Enough Mustard?

Are You Eating Enough Mustard?

In the US, mustard is big business – sales are around $300 million a year. But this is not as high as ketchup sales, estimated at over $500 million annually. We’d like to see the numbers even out, because from … Continue reading

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This is Why Kids Love Ketchup

This is Why Kids Love Ketchup

If you are like most parents, by the time your children reach grade school, ketchup has become the go-to condiment for almost every meal. In severe cases, ketchup becomes the centerpiece of the meal, and the meat, rice, or pasta … Continue reading

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6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

Imagine life in ancient Europe, before the spice trade. How bland food must have been. We’ve come a long way since, and today we can enjoy the flavor range of the entire globe with a simple visit to the grocery … 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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SIX Ways to Use Vinegar with Your Food

SIX Ways to Use Vinegar with Your Food

It gets rid of mold, it’s good for cleaning windows and it makes amazing “volcano” science fair projects when combined with baking soda. But did you know that vinegar can be used in your kitchen too? Here are six quick … Continue reading

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Heinz Ketchup Losing Some Salt. What About HFCS?

Heinz Ketchup Losing Some Salt. What About HFCS?

Heinz, the brand most associated with ketchup, is reformulating its flagship condiment for the first time in four decades. In what seems to be the sign of the times, the company will remove 15% of the sodium from the regular … 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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Eleven Ketchup Facts

Eleven Ketchup Facts

1. Ketchup, one of the most popular condiments in the US, is a half a billion dollar industry. 2. Ketchup is originally a spicy fish sauce called Ke-Tsiap from east Asia. It was brought west in the 17th century and … Continue reading

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