Why Do People in Hot Countries Eat Spicy Food?

Why Do People in Hot Countries Eat Spicy Food?

If you look at a map of global cuisine, you’ll notice that the hotter the climate, the spicier the food. This evolution of this spicy food culture is not by chance. There are several reasons for this development: 1. Spices … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Stop Viewing the Biggest Loser

6 Reasons to Stop Viewing the Biggest Loser

The grand finale of season 16 of hit reality show “The Biggest Loser” will air next week on January 29th. However, you shouldn’t watch it. Moreover, convince your friends and family to avoid it as well. Why, you ask? Very … Continue reading

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Sales of Diet Coke are Fizzling

Sales of Diet Coke are Fizzling

In fact, the entire diet soda market contracted by 7% this year, compared to a more modest 2% decline in full calorie soft drink sales. This is wonderful news to everyone who has a stake in our health, and terrible … Continue reading

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Scientific Evidence: Diet Drinks Lead to Obesity, Disease

Scientific Evidence: Diet Drinks Lead to Obesity, Disease

Are you a diet cola junkie? Sorry, we come bearing bad news. Earlier this week, a paper published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism pointed out something that the beverage industry would like you to ignore: accumulating evidence suggests that … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: It’s About Food, Not Exercise, Say 2 New Studies

Weight Loss: It’s About Food, Not Exercise, Say 2 New Studies

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Are you frustrated that despite your strict exercise regimen you are not losing weight? Are you running 5 times a week and disappointed to see the pounds dropping off much … Continue reading

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New Study: Soft Drink Consumption Leads to Flabby Muscles

New Study: Soft Drink Consumption Leads to Flabby Muscles

Doing our part to help “promote” the healthy sponsors of the Olympics starting this weekend, we bring you the results of  an interesting study published by the European Journal of Nutrition. Researchers supplemented the diet of healthy, active men and … Continue reading

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2 Newsworthy [Soda] Pop Stories

2 Newsworthy [Soda] Pop Stories

Longtime Fooducate readers know that one our first recommendations for nutrition newbies is to cut down on soda and juice consumption. These are useless, empty calories that cost families loads of money and provide only negative nutritional value. Here are … Continue reading

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