Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

Move Over Brown Rice, Super Duper Red Rice is Here

If you are trying to eat healthy, you have no doubt encountered brown rice, the whole grain answer to the standard white rice that most of the world eats today. Brown rice is full of fiber and beneficial nutrients, but … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Eat Strawberries Today

10 Reasons to Eat Strawberries Today

Raise your hand if you don’t like strawberries…This gift to mankind from mother nature may be the ultimate snack. Here’s why you should be eating more. ONE A 1-cup servingĀ  (8 strawberries) has less than 50 calories! TWO That single … Continue reading

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Four Side Dishes You Didn’t Know You Loved

Four Side Dishes You Didn’t Know You Loved

Let’s admit a sad truth: we Americans are obsessed with french fries. Available at nearly every restaurant and socially acceptable to eat any time of day or night, they are impossibly hard to avoid. The average American consumes close to … Continue reading

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All We Are Saying, is Give Peas a Chance…

All We Are Saying, is Give Peas a Chance…

We recently got this question from Mike: Dear Fooducate, I would appreciate an answer to a question that I have tried to get a reasonable reply to from various and sundry food experts to no avail about the dark green … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me – Tea or Coffee ?

Which is Healthier for Me – Tea or Coffee ?

Inhabitants of earth can be roughly divided in to 2 groups: tea lovers and coffee addicts. Some countries are home to many more of one kind than the other. The US is a coffee nation, but the UK and many … Continue reading

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Five Tasty Sweet Potato Ideas [Readers Write]

Five Tasty Sweet Potato Ideas [Readers Write]

Readers Write is a new feature here at the Fooducate Blog. Every once in a while, one of our readers who wishes to contribute to the blog, will get center stage and offer helpful food and nutrition information and advice. … Continue reading

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Inside the Label – Sunsweet Antioxidant Blend [Dried Fruit]

Inside the Label – Sunsweet Antioxidant Blend [Dried Fruit]

Dried fruit are a tasty snack. They are supposedly as good as fresh fruit nutritionally, and have the added benefit of being available throughout the year, easy to store, durable, and versatile. We decided to take a look at a … Continue reading

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7 Egg Facts

7 Egg Facts

Image via Wikipedia Happy Easter! In case you were wondering about all those eggs: 1. They are a cheap and reliable source of protein, especially for vegetarians. 2. Eggs are one of few foods naturally containing vitamin D. 3. They … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Those who remember Popeye, one of the childhood heroes of the middle of the last century, must certainly remember his source of superpowers. Not a radioactive spider, nor birth on planet Krypton. Spinach leaves, the canned greens that the sailor … Continue reading

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