What Secret Superfood is Used in High End Snacks? (Hint: Not Kale)

What Secret Superfood is Used in High End Snacks? (Hint: Not Kale)

This is a guest post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. After 20+ years of attending the Winter Fancy Food Show, it’s clear to me that food companies (and consumers) have learned a thing or … Continue reading

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Is that a Yam or Sweet Potato? What’s the Difference?

Is that a Yam or Sweet Potato? What’s the Difference?

Do you find yourself using the terms sweet potato and yam interchangeably? Join the club… What you need to know: We’ll start with the bottom line. If you live in the US and buy your groceries in a supermarket, you … Continue reading

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Top Potato Varieties in the US ;-)

Top Potato Varieties in the US ;-)

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National French Fries Day Today. Here’s A Healthy Alternative Recipe

National French Fries Day Today. Here’s A Healthy Alternative Recipe

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! Today is National French Fries Day, another made up holiday by the food industry to get us to eat more.  Fries originated in Belgium, but it was our third President, Thomas Jefferson that asked for … Continue reading

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Never Eat Fast Food French Fries Again

Never Eat Fast Food French Fries Again

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl Yes, you can do it! You can give up your beloved french fries and celebrate their exit from your life. Seriously. Before you start arguing with me about how … Continue reading

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Five Tasty Sweet Potato Ideas [Readers Write]

Five Tasty Sweet Potato Ideas [Readers Write]

Readers Write is a new feature here at the Fooducate Blog. Every once in a while, one of our readers who wishes to contribute to the blog, will get center stage and offer helpful food and nutrition information and advice. … Continue reading

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Researchers – Drink Your Veggies!

Researchers – Drink Your Veggies!

According to the US Dietary Guidelines, we’re supposed to get 5 servings of vegetables a day, but most of us fall short. A new study presented this weekend at the annual ADA convention has found a solution. Drink your veggies: … Continue reading

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