Protein Builds Muscle, Carbs Are Fuel, And Fat Help With?

Protein Builds Muscle, Carbs Are Fuel, And Fat Help With?

A little Nutrition 101 today. We all know that food can be divided into macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients. The micros are vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, and vitamin C. Our body needs tiny amounts of micro-nutrients (usually measured in … Continue reading

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New Superfood? Perilla Seeds Make Chia Look Puny In Comparison

New Superfood? Perilla Seeds Make Chia Look Puny In Comparison

Move over chia seeds, your reign is about to end. Maybe. The seeds of the Asian Shiso plant are poised to be the next big thing when it comes to plant based omega-3. Commonly used for their minty leaves, shiso … Continue reading

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A Guide to Edible Seeds

A Guide to Edible Seeds

This is a guest post by Lori Popkewitz Alper. It originally appeared on her blog, Groovy Green Livin. Edible seeds have been making their way into my smoothies, soups and chili over the past few weeks. The assortment of edible seeds that lines … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Better Understand Omega-3

10 Tips to Better Understand Omega-3

Omega-3 has been a hot buzzword in the food space for the better part of the last decade. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that omega-3 is important for a healthy diet. But not all omega-3′s are created equal. Which … Continue reading

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Are Omega-3 Enriched Foods Worth The Extra $$$?

Are Omega-3 Enriched Foods Worth The Extra $$$?

We all know omega-3 means healthy. Men need 1600mg per day, and women 1100mg. Most of us are not getting enough. Food industry to the rescue:  we’re seeing lots of foods boasting added omega-3. There is usually a premium price … Continue reading

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Confused about Omega-3?

Confused about Omega-3?

Consumer interest in omega-3 is not as high this year as it was in the 2005-2007 time frame. Perhaps it’s because we’ve been inundated by so many omega-3 messages on the news, web, and supermarket that most of us have … Continue reading

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Guess What’s In the Picture [Common Food]

Guess What’s In the Picture [Common Food]

1. pepper corns 2. small furry animal poop 3. canola oil 4. none of the above Answer below. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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