10 Tips When Buying Olive Oil

10 Tips When Buying Olive Oil

This blog post is sponsored by the North American Olive Oil Association. When shopping for olive oil, consumers are faced with a wide range of options. Multiple brands vie for attention through bottle and label design, brand building, and marketing … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Day Boat Cod with Olive Oil Melted Tomatoes and Petit Salad of Shaved Fennel and Oranges

Healthy Recipe: Day Boat Cod with Olive Oil Melted Tomatoes and Petit Salad of Shaved Fennel and Oranges

This blog post is sponsored by the North American Olive Oil Association. As most readers of this blog know, a healthy diet including fish, nuts, herbs and vegetables can help increase the intake of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are important … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Vegetable Frittata with Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes

Healthy Recipe: Vegetable Frittata with Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes

This blog post is sponsored by the North American Olive Oil Association. The New Year is a time when many of us resolve to improve our health through better eating habits. Incorporating olive oil into your recipes, instead of butter … Continue reading

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5 Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

5 Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

Merry Christmas! 2000 years ago, in Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem, people lived an agrarian life. During the time of Jesus, food was not easy to come by. Malnutrition was a real and recurring threat. A dry winter meant less food … Continue reading

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Unilever Introduces Margarine 2.0

Unilever Introduces Margarine 2.0

Yesterday, Unilever announced a facelift to its margarine line: Unilever U.S. is transforming its current buttery spreads portfolio, beginning with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, into new recipes made with real, simple ingredients like a delicious blend of plant-based oils, … Continue reading

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Cooking with Olive Oil?  Yes We Can!

Cooking with Olive Oil? Yes We Can!

This blog post is sponsored by the North American Olive Oil Association. One of the most common myths about olive oil believed by Americans is that you can’t or shouldn’t cook with it. In a recent study conducted by the … Continue reading

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Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

One of the coolest things that people discover when they begin to take a more plant-based approach to eating is the startling variety of legumes and lentils available. Black lentils are a recent discovery at Fooducate HQ, but have since … Continue reading

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Five Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

Five Superfoods that Jesus Ate Regularly

Food was not easy to come by before the agricultural, industrial, and technological revolutions of the last few centuries. But, before that time, civilizations were able to grow and prosper for thousands of years. In Nazareth and Jerusalem circa 2000 … Continue reading

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7 Important Tips When Buying Olive Oil

7 Important Tips When Buying Olive Oil

It seems like every other day we hear from nutrition experts about healthy fats, the Mediterranean diet, and how olive oil consumption is growing worldwide. And while most of us have automatically tagged olive oil as the go-to oil for … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

This is a guest blog post by Elena Paravantes, RD which originally appeared in Olive Tomato.  The Mediterranean diet has become the “it” diet. While it has been gaining popularity since the 1990’s when the Mediterranean diet Pyramid was presented … Continue reading

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