7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

Let’s talk about sardines. Often overlooked by grocery shoppers and fish lovers, sardines are a healthy and tasty source of protein.¬†Sardines are a small type of fish, also known as pilchards. They are usually less than 15 cm in length. … Continue reading

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3 Surprising Sources of Calcium

3 Surprising Sources of Calcium

Our body requires multiple minerals to assist with physiological functions such as hormone control, growth, and other structural roles. Unlike the proteins, fats, and carbohydrates which provide the energy to be consumed by your body, minerals are energy-less and are … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Surprising Sources of Calcium

The Top 5 Surprising Sources of Calcium

Part of a well-balanced diet means making sure that your body receives the right amount of energy for its needs and nourishing it with a medley of vitamins and minerals . To help you on your quest for healthy eating, … Continue reading

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A Sheepish Ingredient in Milk

A Sheepish Ingredient in Milk

If you drink store bought dairy milk, it isn’t just made of milk – it’s usually got vitamin A and vitamin D added.¬† Even organic milk: Organic Skim Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate and Vitamin D3. As you can see, the … 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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9 Foods to Eat in 2012

9 Foods to Eat in 2012

Around this time of year, people start making their new year resolutions. Many of us will decide that this year we will finally go on that diet and keep the pounds off. We’d like to offer some suggestions for food … Continue reading

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Shrimp Dilemma: Low Fat. High Cholesterol. What to Do?

Shrimp Dilemma: Low Fat. High Cholesterol. What to Do?

Here’ a question we got from Lillie, a Fooducate community member Can you help me and your other readers understand how it is that shrimp have no fat, but lots of cholesterol?¬† Why don’t they have fat, if they are … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Sardines? In a Salad [Professional Recipe]

How to Enjoy Sardines? In a Salad [Professional Recipe]

There was a lot of talk on the in the comment forum about Friday’s post on sardines. One of the comments came from Chef Dave Schy, who offered the following recipe for Sardine Salad. The following recipe, with more photos, … Continue reading

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Praise for Sardines

Praise for Sardines

There’s a consensus among the nutrition community that people should be eating less meat and more fish. For most people, this means salmon or canned tuna. These are indeed very popular and nutritious choices. However there are several problems with … 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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