Whole Foods Market to Introduce New Store Format

Whole Foods Market to Introduce New Store Format

Earlier this month, Whole Foods Market (WFM) disclosed its plan for a new store format, expected in early 2016. The new locations will be branded differently than existing WFM stores and cater to a more price conscious consumer. The average … Continue reading

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5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Choose Healthy Food

5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Choose Healthy Food

There is a perception that living in a democratic society, our freedom to choose is boundless. “It’s a free country,” after all. But is our freedom really unbridled? When it comes to many decisions we make, they are much more … Continue reading

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What Would George Washington Say About Today’s Food System?

What Would George Washington Say About Today’s Food System?

Happy President’s Day! Our founding fathers lived in an agrarian society at the dawn of the industrial revolution. Food was hard to produce and required substantial daily effort from almost all families. A bad season could lead to widespread hunger. … Continue reading

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10 Tips When Buying Olive Oil

10 Tips When Buying Olive Oil

This blog post is sponsored by the North American Olive Oil Association. When shopping for olive oil, consumers are faced with a wide range of options. Multiple brands vie for attention through bottle and label design, brand building, and marketing … Continue reading

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Is Your Supermarket Sabotaging Your Diet?

Is Your Supermarket Sabotaging Your Diet?

America has become an obesogenic country. That’s because everywhere you turn to, unhealthy food and beverage are within arm’s reach. Supermarkets have become part of the problem. In a recent study conducted by the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 240 … Continue reading

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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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