Can I Have Pasta on a Low-Carb Diet?

Can I Have Pasta on a Low-Carb Diet?

Today is another made-up marketing holiday – National Pasta Day. A perfect occasion to take a closer nutritional look at one of the staples of American food. Now that low-carb is a mainstream diet, is there still room for pasta … Continue reading

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How Many Carbs Will You Eat Today?

How Many Carbs Will You Eat Today?

Most people we’ve asked, had no idea. We thought it would be a good idea to provide a bit of a refresher for you so you can figure out your numbers. Let’s start with the basics. All food is composed … Continue reading

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Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Low-fat or low-carb, that is the questions that dieters have been arguing about for decades. In the 80′s and 90′s low-fat was the winning approach. These days, low-carb is king. Many of the studies conducted to prove one approach or … Continue reading

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Before You Go Low-Carb, Read This

Before You Go Low-Carb, Read This

All foods are composed of 3 macro-nutrients – protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Their intake is measured in grams. Each gram of protein or carbohydrate is equal to 4 calories. Each gram of fat is equal to 9 calories. Most people … Continue reading

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Low-Carb or Low-Fat – Which Diet is Better For Weight Loss?

Low-Carb or Low-Fat – Which Diet is Better For Weight Loss?

This is a guest post by David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP. You cannot get a good answer to a lousy question. The current diet study making headlines purportedly asked, and answered this question: which is better for weight loss and improving cardiac … Continue reading

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So You’re Eating Healthy. Stop Bragging About It

So You’re Eating Healthy. Stop Bragging About It

This is a guest blog post by Sheah Rarback, RD Providing unsolicited advice is usually a bad idea. If you are reading this column, come to me as a client or marry me, you get my advice. I do not … Continue reading

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Our NEW App: Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate

Our NEW App: Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate

Fresh out of the oven is our latest app – Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate. The app is available NOW for iPhone. We’ve developed this version of the award winning Fooducate app to allow people living with diabetes to make healthier … Continue reading

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The Truth About Carbohydrates

The Truth About Carbohydrates

This is a guest blog post by Shoshi Domb.   The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and summer is right around the corner. As summer arrives, so does diet season. Since there are so many diets on the … Continue reading

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Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Organic food gets a nice seal of approval from the USDA that we can all see on the package. And meats imported from abroad must be labeled with their country of origin. (COOL Legislation). But some markings on foods are … Continue reading

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