Those Supermarket Mushrooms Didn’t Come from a Forest

Those Supermarket Mushrooms Didn’t Come from a Forest

If you’ve ever foraged for mushrooms, you know that this type of activity doesn’t scale. So where do store-bought mushrooms come from? Watch the video below from the folks at howgrow.org Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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This Simple Supermarket Hack Increased Produce Sales By 20%

This Simple Supermarket Hack Increased Produce Sales By 20%

People listen to their doctor. To any doctor. If the doctor is at the supermarket and tells them to buy more veggies, people oblige. In fact, the doctor doesn’t have to say anything, he simply holds up a sign. Even … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Healthy and AFFORDABLE Grocery Shopping

9 Tips for Healthy and AFFORDABLE Grocery Shopping

One of the most common complaints we hear from people is that it’s too expensive to eat healthfully. This is factually false! The truth: You’ll need to spend more time and effort to eat healthfully on a low budget. If … Continue reading

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12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

This is a guest post by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD. It originally appeared here There are a lot of reasons why people tend to be hesitant to shop for “healthier” grocery items. “Eating healthy is too expensive” is a common … Continue reading

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Touchdown? Campbell’s Chunky Soups for NFL Fans Reviewed

Touchdown? Campbell’s Chunky Soups for NFL Fans Reviewed

Campbell’s Soup Company is enjoying a good run this year in the public markets. The stock is up 30% in 2013 and performing at its best since the late 1990′s. The company certainly has innovated in the last 12 months … Continue reading

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3 Things You Should Know About Pre-Washed Salad Mixes

3 Things You Should Know About Pre-Washed Salad Mixes

Most Americans can do better on vegetable consumption, especially leafy greens. Smart marketers understood 20 years ago that washing and cutting leafy greens is a hassle and a billion dollar industry of prewashed salad mixes was born. We received a … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids WANT to Eat More Vegetables

5 Ways to Help Your Kids WANT to Eat More Vegetables

This is a guest post by Alysa Bajenaru, RD  and originally appeared here. How do you help your kids want to eat more vegetables?  The simple answer is to offer them more vegetables. Sound too easy?  I promise, it’s not.  Research … Continue reading

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6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

6 Easy and Healthy Tips for the Supermarket Condiments Aisle

Imagine life in ancient Europe, before the spice trade. How bland food must have been. We’ve come a long way since, and today we can enjoy the flavor range of the entire globe with a simple visit to the grocery … Continue reading

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Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

This is a guest post from Timothy D. Lytton, Professor of Law at Albany Law School and author of Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food. An endless parade of new food labels that misrepresent processed foods high in fat … Continue reading

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Supermarkets Hiring Dietitans to Help Shoppers at the Point of Purchase

Supermarkets Hiring Dietitans to Help Shoppers at the Point of Purchase

If you’re going grocery shopping today, there’s a chance you’ll encounter a new member of the supermarket team as you wander the aisles. An increasing number of supermarket chains are now employing registered dietitians (RDs) at the store level, in … Continue reading

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