Review: Special K Protein Meal Bars

Review: Special K Protein Meal Bars

  New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App! Or try Fooducate on the Web! At a recent layover between flights, we had the munchies. This Special K Protein Meal Bar caught our eye near the checkout counter of an airport book shop. … Continue reading

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Gatorade, for the Athlete Wannabe

Gatorade, for the Athlete Wannabe

Hi folks, today we are introducing a new format – video. Here is the inaugural episode of the Fooducate Show. Please let us know what you think! Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Mott’s for Tots Bone Health Juice [Nutrition Impostor]

Mott’s for Tots Bone Health Juice [Nutrition Impostor]

Take a look at this juice. You’d think it was some magic elixir that will help your baby grow strong and healthy bones. What your toddler will be getting is an addiction to sweet and cavities. That’s because there are … Continue reading

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Kraft Milk & Granola Bars. Fortified Candy.

Kraft Milk & Granola Bars. Fortified Candy.

Here’s a note we got from a a long time reader of the Fooducate blog, Alison: Just curious to see if you have looked at the new Kraft Milk and Granola bars? I saw these at my local grocer in … Continue reading

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The Multivitamin BS is Exposed

The Multivitamin BS is Exposed

A new study published by the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that multivitamins consumed by older women do not increase lifespan. In fact, some supplements were shown to slightly increase mortality. Close to 40,000 women were followed over the course … Continue reading

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Pringles MultiGrain Over-promises, Under-delivers

Pringles MultiGrain Over-promises, Under-delivers

Have you seen those Pringles Multigrain commercials? Trying to convince you that despite the fact that they are made with something that sounds healthy, they are still very tasty. Here is the copy edit they use on their website: Pringles Multigrain … Continue reading

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Ritz Crackers With Whole Wheat, Sorta but Not Really

Ritz Crackers With Whole Wheat, Sorta but Not Really

Ritz has a new cracker on the market and it’s made with Whole Wheat! The reason we want whole wheat and whole grains in our diet is: 1. the whole grain contains many more nutrients than a refined grain 2. … Continue reading

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The New Lunchables with Fruit. Is this the Best Kraft Can Do?

The New Lunchables with Fruit. Is this the Best Kraft Can Do?

It’s back to school season and we’re taking a look at foods many parents are likely to pack in their kids bags. Lunchables is a very successful brand that we have reviewed in the past. Our conclusion then was that … Continue reading

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Parents: That Cereal is NOT as Healthy as You Think

Parents: That Cereal is NOT as Healthy as You Think

Scientists at Yale’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity conducted an interesting study with cereals: Through an online survey, researchers asked parents with children between the ages of 2 and 11 to view images of actual box fronts of … Continue reading

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WhoNu Cookies: Oreo Copycat, Nutrition Impostor

WhoNu Cookies: Oreo Copycat, Nutrition Impostor

Check out this new product, a “nutrition rich cookie”. At a first glance, WhoNu looks like an Oreo. But the package promises so much more: As much fiber as a bowl of oatmeal As much calcium and vitamin D as … Continue reading

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