10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Are you stuck in a weight-loss plateau? Don't fret, you're in good company. It happens to many people after a certain period of time and can last a few weeks or longer. During this time, try to assess your situation … Continue reading

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Energy Drinks – A Clear & Present Danger to Your Health

Energy Drinks – A Clear & Present Danger to Your Health

At Fooducate, we’re no advocates of sugary drinks. They are empty calories with a helping of increased risk for diabetes and other metabolic diseases. Unlike soft drinks, whose sales are slowly decreasing, energy drinks are growing in popularity. This is … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

A new study by well-respected scientists David Just and Brian Wansink from Cornell University poised to shatter a long held conviction: It’s common knowledge that the obesity epidemic in America is the result of excessive intake of junk food, candy, … Continue reading

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How I Lost 100 Pounds (and 10 Tips On How You Can, Too)

How I Lost 100 Pounds (and 10 Tips On How You Can, Too)

This is a guest blog post by Fooducate community member, MikeDD. My unhealthy lifestyle centered around a busy career, lots of travel, restaurants, junk food, and no exercise. I drank way too much pop, and at my heaviest, exactly three … Continue reading

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Depressed? Put Down that Diet Cola

Depressed? Put Down that Diet Cola

If you are feeling down, one of the reasons could be your consumption of soft drinks, and especially diet colas. A study presented in 2013, followed the habits of 263,000 people aged 50 and older. Those who consumed 4 or … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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Warning! Soft Drinks Kill

Warning! Soft Drinks Kill

Do you want to live longer? Consider putting down that sugary soft drink, right now. According to a new study published in Circulation, consumption of sugary soft drinks kills 25,000 people in the US every year, or 184,000 individuals worldwide. … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Superbowl Without Gaining Weight

5 Tips to Help You Enjoy the Superbowl Without Gaining Weight

Watching the Superbowl is a fun afternoon / evening activity shared by million of Americans every year. Much like other gatherings of friends and family, lots of food is involved. Here are suggestions that will help you stick to your … Continue reading

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Which Lunch is Healthier – Provided at School or Packed at Home?

Which Lunch is Healthier – Provided at School or Packed at Home?

As you probably know, tens of millions of students eat a free or reduced-price lunch, served by their school, 5 days a week. The government pays for these lunches, and, as such, they need to adhere to a set of … Continue reading

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The Great Soda Tax Experiment Has Begun

The Great Soda Tax Experiment Has Begun

The midterm elections are over. The campaign to label GMOs in Colorado failed miserably, and so did the one in Oregon. The one public health measure that did succeed is Measure D, a municipal soda tax that will go into … Continue reading

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