Addicted to Diet Soda? 4 Stressipes to Help You Cut Back (or Cut it Out)

Addicted to Diet Soda? 4 Stressipes to Help You Cut Back (or Cut it Out)

This is a guest post by Elisa Zied, RD. It originally appeared on her blog. It’s been one year since I took my last sip of Diet Coke (you can read about why I gave it up on Fooducate). I gave … Continue reading

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No Bake Lemon Balls: Healthy, Fast, & Yummy

No Bake Lemon Balls: Healthy, Fast, & Yummy

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl and originally appeared here. One of the biggest hits on Snack Girl has been the No Bake Brownie Balls. They are simple to make, nutritious, and taste like a brownie! How can you go … Continue reading

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8 Nutrition Tips for Road Warriors

8 Nutrition Tips for Road Warriors

Here’s a note we got from Carrie, a Fooducate community member. LOVE your blog and your app! I’m so glad I found you — I don’t follow every “rule” every time, but it is important to me that the vast … Continue reading

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Ironed Out – What You Don’t Know About This Nutrient

Ironed Out – What You Don’t Know About This Nutrient

What do you know about Iron, an essential mineral for our physical wellbeing? Iron is an important mineral found in our blood important for transporting oxygen around our bodies, to keep us feeling energetic and ensuring a healthy immune system … Continue reading

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Praise for Sardines

Praise for Sardines

There’s a consensus among the nutrition community that people should be eating less meat and more fish. For most people, this means salmon or canned tuna. These are indeed very popular and nutritious choices. However there are several problems with … Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Protect Yourself from Fake Guacamole [Superbowl Special]

Big game today, and lots of snacking in front of the TV. Guacamole has become part of the tradition, as a healthy dip for your tortilla chips. Superbowl Sunday is the single biggest day for avocados every year, with 50 … Continue reading

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9 Tips For Choosing a Better Salad Dressing

9 Tips For Choosing a Better Salad Dressing

Spring will shortly turn to summer and salad season is shifting into full gear. With plenty of fresh greens at reasonable prices, there is really no excuse not to get your daily (or twice daily) fix. Build a meal around … Continue reading

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Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

We’ve been following developments in nutrition rating schemes and front of package labeling for quite some time. Smart Choices is a labeling system that informs consumers which products are a nutritious choice using a green check mark as a quick … Continue reading

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