Meatless Monday for Dieters

Meatless Monday for Dieters

Protein is the most beloved macronutrient by people losing weight. Foods rich in protein are in high demand and rightfully so: protein helps keep you satiated and helps muscles grow. The top sources of protein in the American diet are … Continue reading

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Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Despite years of fat phobia, Americans are returning in droves to once taboo foods such as avocado and peanut butter. High in fats, these whole foods are bursting with nutrition benefits, including healthy, unsaturated fats. We highly encourage people to … Continue reading

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Peanuts, But Not Peanut Butter, Associated with Lower Death Risk from Cancer

Peanuts, But Not Peanut Butter, Associated with Lower Death Risk from Cancer

Half a handful of peanuts or tree nuts per day may decrease your chance of death from cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, according to a study recently published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. A cohort study of 120 thousand … Continue reading

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Jif to Go – Portion Controlled Peanut Butter with Baggage

Jif to Go – Portion Controlled Peanut Butter with Baggage

Peanut butter is an amazing food, but one of the challenges people face is portion control. Due to the high fat content in peanuts, peanut butter tends to be high in calories. A serving of peanut butter is 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Should Schools Dictate Nutrition to Parents?

Should Schools Dictate Nutrition to Parents?

Social media was teeming with discussions this week after a Denver-area mother published a note she received from her daughter’s preschool reprimanding her for packing Oreos in her lunch. The cookies were returned home uneaten, along with this note: “Dear … Continue reading

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Reduced-Fat-Peanut-Butter Fail

Reduced-Fat-Peanut-Butter Fail

Peanut butter is a great, nutritious food, and a staple in many American homes. It is high in calories, because peanuts are high in (healthy) fats. A 2-tablespoon serving of peanut butter has about 190 calories. In order to make peanut … Continue reading

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My 10 Favorite Kitchen Tricks

My 10 Favorite Kitchen Tricks

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD. As a home cook, I’m a little bit lazy and a whole lot frugal. If there is a way to save money or time, I will try it. Not … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter – 10 Things to Know

Peanut Butter – 10 Things to Know

November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month, so here are some interesting facts to celebrate. 1. Americans consume close to 800 million pounds of peanut butter annually, about three pounds for every man, woman and child! 2. Despite their name, … Continue reading

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Is Whipped Peanut Butter Healthier?

Is Whipped Peanut Butter Healthier?

Here at Fooducate HQ, we are big fans of peanut butter. It’s a versatile and filling food that is a good source of protein and healthy fats. You’ll always find a jar of PB made from just one ingredient – … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Improve Your On-the-Road Breakfast

Six Ways to Improve Your On-the-Road Breakfast

Many hotels and motels include breakfast as part of the package. These free breakfasts are a dangerous place for a healthy diet. Here is some simple advice to help you make the best of what some experts call the most … Continue reading

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