Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Consuming 3 to 5 cups of coffee daily is correlated to a longer lifespan. This conclusion is the result of a review of 30 years of data for 207,000 people who participated in the Nurses Health Study and Health Professionals … Continue reading

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You’re Consuming Too Much Added Sugar, And You Don’t Even Know It

You’re Consuming Too Much Added Sugar, And You Don’t Even Know It

Earlier this month, KIND Snacks announced that it will be drastically reducing the amount of added sugar in its line of Fruit & Nut bars. The 15 to 50 percent reduction will take effect in April 2016. According to the … 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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3 Reasons to Stop Drinking Diet Cola

3 Reasons to Stop Drinking Diet Cola

Diet Cola has been around for decades as a calorie-free alternative to sugary soft drinks. Hundreds of millions of people have been converted to diet soda addicts. Yet during this time, the average American waistline has increased in size. Obviously … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Kickstart Your Halloween Sugar Detox

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Halloween Sugar Detox

It’s the day after Halloween, a holiday beloved by young children and candy manufacturers alike. For the past few weeks, you’ve been exposed to sugar and fat in various formats, with the climax occurring during last night’s Trick or Treat … Continue reading

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Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Not all calories are the same. Eating 200 calories of broccoli will have a different impact on your health, and possibly your weight, compared to eating 200 calories of candy. We all intuitively understand this, but nutrition researchers have had … Continue reading

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Avoid This One Big Halloween Mistake

Avoid This One Big Halloween Mistake

Halloween is just 6 days away and with it, the great sugar rush known as Trick-or-treat. Although most fun-size candies have 80 calories or less, it’s very easy to eat 10 or more during a leisurely evening stroll among young … Continue reading

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Shakeology: Nutrition Scam & Waste of Money

Shakeology: Nutrition Scam & Waste of Money

Shakes are a very popular food format, so why not make money off of a shake-based diet? That’s exactly what Beach Body LLC is doing with its Shakeology marketing scheme. Shakeology positions itself as a meal replacement shake and makes … Continue reading

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The Truth About Agave Nectar

The Truth About Agave Nectar

Agave nectar is a sweetener with a health halo that’s not necessarily justified. It’s not that agave nectar is worse for you than sugar, but then again, it’s probably no better. Agave nectar is derived from Agave plants grown in … Continue reading

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Are You Still Regularly Drinking Fruit Juice?

Are You Still Regularly Drinking Fruit Juice?

What started with orange and apple juice has evolved into¬†a billions of dollars industry with hundreds of different flavors available for your drinking pleasure.If 10 years ago fancy brands such as Naked Juice and Odwalla were all the rage, now … Continue reading

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