Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Game day is coming up, and it will be a celebration of all that is great in America – sport, TV, friends, and food. Nutritionally, chow served up during Superbowl parties leaves much to be desired. If the combo of … Continue reading

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Top Vegetables by Water Content

Top Vegetables by Water Content

Yesterday we posted the top ten fruits based on water content. Today we rank vegetables based on their water content: Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Cleanse Diets. The Hope. The Horror

Cleanse Diets. The Hope. The Horror

Lucy is a friend, educated and familiar with nutrition basics, who eats a relatively healthy vegetarian diet. Lucy recently surprised us by announcing she is going on the Master Cleanse Diet. For those unfamiliar, this is one of many “Detox” … Continue reading

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8 Nutrition Tips for Road Warriors

8 Nutrition Tips for Road Warriors

Here’s a note we got from Carrie, a Fooducate community member. LOVE your blog and your app! I’m so glad I found you — I don’t follow every “rule” every time, but it is important to me that the vast … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

What’s the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

We often hear the term “herbs and spices”. As any amateur chef knows, herbs and spices are vital ingredients in many dishes. They add flavor, aroma, color, texture and even nutrients. But have you ever stopped for a moment to … Continue reading

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How healthy are Healthy Choices Frozen Meals?

How healthy are Healthy Choices Frozen Meals?

Even families that cook dinner from scratch have those days when there’s nothing to eat. The fridge is close to empty, and the physical and emotional resources required to cook up something from scratch are totally depleted. We turn to … Continue reading

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Have You Had Yogurt Salad?

Have You Had Yogurt Salad?

Yogurt is healthy. Raw veggies are too. What happens when you combine them? Yogurt Salad. For those of you who don’t want to add calories and chemicals (i.e. commercial dressings) to your salad, but still need to smother the tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Salutations, today is Cinco De Mayo. Originally a Mexican holiday commemorating a great military victory 150 years ago, it has come to symbolize, especially in the US, Mexican heritage day. A very important piece of that heritage is the scrumptious … Continue reading

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Are You Still Buying Salad Dressing?

Are You Still Buying Salad Dressing?

Image by kurafire via Flickr The word salad conjures, for most people, mounds of iceberg lettuce, a few other veggies, and a hefty ladle of dressing. As with many things, the US did not invent it, but in the last … Continue reading

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Superfood(?) Sunday – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Superfood(?) Sunday – Red Hot Chili Peppers

A global trend for the past few decades is the increased use of chilis and hot peppers in western diets. Capsaicin is the active ingredient which causes us to sweat and tear, but then reach a “high” as the result … Continue reading

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