Budget Cooking That’s Healthy Too: Fooducate’s Top Seven Tips

Budget Cooking That’s Healthy Too: Fooducate’s Top Seven Tips

Whether it’s a meal for one, family of four or you’re feeding a whole brood, we’ve got some great tips to help you save money and stay healthy. 1. Try dry beans & legumes Ounce per ounce, beans are one … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Five Ways to Healthify Your Superbowl Sunday

Game day is coming up, and it will be a celebration of all that is great in America – sport, TV, friends, and food. Nutritionally, chow served up during Superbowl parties leaves much to be desired. If the combo of … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Kids and Food

5 Myths About Kids and Food

This is a guest post by Ellie Taylor, MS. Myth #1: Picky eaters won’t try new foods. Food rejection is normal. All children go through stages when they show strong preferences for foods they like and for foods they refuse to … Continue reading

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Nutrition Advice in Exactly 3 Words – #foodtriplets

Nutrition Advice in Exactly 3 Words – #foodtriplets

Election season is near, and short catchy slogans will surely be adorning TV screens, bumper stickers, and Twitter. We’re voting for healthy food, and to that end, are trying to come up with as many slogans as we can. Foodie … Continue reading

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Gerber Graduates Healthy Meals for Preschoolers. Indeed?

Gerber Graduates Healthy Meals for Preschoolers. Indeed?

We’ve gotten some requests from readers to review baby / toddler foods over the past few weeks, so we’ll try to oblige. I strongly urge you read a previous posting entitled Do Children Need Kids Food?, Children meaning toddler from … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Veggies – Raw, Medium, or Well-Done?

How Do You Like Your Veggies – Raw, Medium, or Well-Done?

Vegetables are very versatile, and can be prepared in endless ways.  Here are some interesting findings on consumer preferences, from a recent poll by  SupermarketGuru.com: 86% of consumers indicated that they are attempting to add more veggies to their diet. … Continue reading

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That Irritating Ragu Commercial [Inside the Label]

That Irritating Ragu Commercial [Inside the Label]

Jamie Oliver is starting a food revolution with his new show, but for brands advertising on ABC, it’s business as usual. Embedded above is a 30 second spot for Ragu pasta sauce, aired as a commercial during the show last … Continue reading

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10 Proven Techniques To Get Your Child Eating Veggies

10 Proven Techniques To Get Your Child Eating Veggies

“Eat your veggies” is a mantra generations of mothers have passed on to their progeny. We all acknowledge the importance of vegetables and fruits to our health – fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, etc. – yet most children and parents do … Continue reading

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