22 Healthier Store-Bought Snacks

22 Healthier Store-Bought Snacks

This is a guest post by Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD and was originally published here. One of the most hopeful signs that perhaps change is underway in our snack food nation was the bin of fresh apples, oranges, and … Continue reading

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Popchips Vs. Doritos – Who Makes a Better Ranch Tortilla Chip?

Popchips Vs. Doritos – Who Makes a Better Ranch Tortilla Chip?

Popchips is a young company that offers what is supposedly a healthier alternative to potato chips. It recently expanded to tortilla chips as well. The tagline for their Ranch Tortilla Chips is “all the flavor. half the fat”. We decided … Continue reading

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Ramen Noodles – 5 Things to Know

Ramen Noodles – 5 Things to Know

Many people go through a ramen period in their life: poor college students, entrepreneurs hacking away at the next Instagram, or urban teens in Japan, where these flavored noodles were invented. Every year, about 100 billion servings are consumed, which … Continue reading

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10 Thing that are Wrong with Wendy’s Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich

10 Thing that are Wrong with Wendy’s Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich

You’ve probably seen the commercials. Wendy’s has unleashed a new product on to the masses: a Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich with the following features: “Lightly breaded chicken”, “warm pretzel bun”, and “melted cheddar sauce”. Wendy’s also boasts some impressive nutrition … Continue reading

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Touchdown? Campbell’s Chunky Soups for NFL Fans Reviewed

Touchdown? Campbell’s Chunky Soups for NFL Fans Reviewed

Campbell’s Soup Company is enjoying a good run this year in the public markets. The stock is up 30% in 2013 and performing at its best since the late 1990′s. The company certainly has innovated in the last 12 months … Continue reading

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Dear Chick-Fil-A, Straight or Gay, this Ingredient List is NOT OK

Dear Chick-Fil-A, Straight or Gay, this Ingredient List is NOT OK

The recent Chick-fil-A controversy has overlooked an important matter. Though chicken is slightly healthier than beef, fast food chicken is no health food. Here’s the ingredient list for the no frills standard Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich: Chicken (100% natural whole breast filet, … Continue reading

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Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Doritos Girl Bares All (Ingredients) [Video]

Do you know what’s in your bag of Doritos? This Doritos Superbowl commercial needed some editing… See for yourself some of the absurd ingredients they are putting in your snacks… Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App Web App  RSS or  Email Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/fooducate on facebook: facebook.com/fooducate Get … Continue reading

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Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

 This is a guest blog post by Lior Torenberg Being a 16-year-old girl, I have a seemingly unlimited threshold of energy befitting my age group, but this is a relatively new thing for me. Two years ago, I was constantly … Continue reading

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Oxymoron? Chick-Fil-A Debuts A Nutritious Kid’s Meal

Oxymoron? Chick-Fil-A Debuts A Nutritious Kid’s Meal

Chick-Fil-A brands itself  as the second largest quick serve chicken restaurant in the US. They did $3.5 billion in business last year in 1,600 locations. And this week they announced their commitment to healthy fast food by announcing a revamped, … Continue reading

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What’s in Turkey Stuffing?

What’s in Turkey Stuffing?

Yesterday we wrote about Thanksgiving’s cranberry sauce tradition. Today we’ll take a look inside a turkey – more specifically at the stuffing. Filling the cavities of poultry dates back to Roman times, and there are many food items that can … Continue reading

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