Crystal Light Liquid – A New Way to Ruin Your Water?

Crystal Light Liquid – A New Way to Ruin Your Water?

It’s getting hot, and people are drinking more to keep their bodies hydrated. Water – as we all know – is the greatest hydration solution ever created. But some people simply can’t stand the (non) taste. For those watching their … Continue reading

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With Candy Like This, Who Needs Real Food?

With Candy Like This, Who Needs Real Food?

This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. Dark chocolate!    Goji!    Flavanols!   Antioxidants!     Real fruit juice! With candy like this, who needs real food? If only those terms meant something. … Continue reading

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Top Fruits by Water Content

Top Fruits by Water Content

Water makes up approximately 60% of our body weight. It plays many crucial roles in the body, from the detoxification of organs to the absorption of nutrients. Since our body requires water to function properly, the lack of water can … Continue reading

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Eat Your Berries! (10 Interesting Facts)

Eat Your Berries! (10 Interesting Facts)

We had an interesting opportunity to participate in the Berry Health Benefits Symposium last week outside of  Los Angeles. No, until a few months ago we did not know there was a conference dedicated to berries either! but it turns … Continue reading

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Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

Froot Loops is NOT a “Smart Choice” [Inside the Label]

We’ve been following developments in nutrition rating schemes and front of package labeling for quite some time. Smart Choices is a labeling system that informs consumers which products are a nutritious choice using a green check mark as a quick … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Organic Bear Fruit Bars

Inside the Label: Organic Bear Fruit Bars

We recently reviewed several healthy snack options,  fruit leathers, and freeze dried fruit. Today, a look at another option – Bear Fruit Bars. We’d like to thank reader Sarah S, a Fooducate Product Tester, for her feedback. Bear Fruit Bars … Continue reading

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