Can Too Much Protein Be Harmful?

Can Too Much Protein Be Harmful?

The average American consumes about 100 grams of protein a day, which is much higher than actually required by the body –  55-65 grams per day if you weigh 150 lbs. Could excess consumption of protein be deleterious to one’s … Continue reading

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4 Myths about Carbohydrates and Diabetes

4 Myths about Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Since the turn of this century, Carbophobia – the fear of carbohydrates – has rooted itself in American food and nutrition culture. With the rise of type 2 diabetes, some people will swear that carbs are the food equivalent of … Continue reading

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Insurance Companies Say: Quit the Fizzy Pop

Insurance Companies Say: Quit the Fizzy Pop

Via: Term Life Insurance Check out this infographic, published not by doctors, not by dietitians, and not by the government. This “propaganda” is disseminated by a for-profit organization that has a direct financial interest in reducing your junk food intake – an … Continue reading

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8 Things to Know About Cream of Tartar

8 Things to Know About Cream of Tartar

Anna, a Fooducate community member asks: My mother-in-law told me not to use Cream of Tartar, that her mother said it’s bad. Anyone know if she’s right??? Good question. What you need to know: 1. Cream of Tarter is actually … Continue reading

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