Great Garlic Grown in Gilroy

Great Garlic Grown in Gilroy

Are you a garlic lover? The allicin responsible for garlic’s pungent smell and flavor is also what contributes to its many health benefits: reducing blood pressure, increasing good blood cholesterol (HDL), boosting immune functions and more. In addition, garlic is … Continue reading

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The Addictive Effects of Sugar Explained [Video]

The Addictive Effects of Sugar Explained [Video]

TedEd has posted a great video explaining the addictive effect of sugar on our brain. It’s only 5 minutes long. Like alcohol, tobacco, and drugs, sugar can be addictive. Watch and learn. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Chipotle’s Clever Real Food Marketing Campaign

Chipotle’s Clever Real Food Marketing Campaign

Chipotle is continuing its marketing efforts to position itself as THE premiere real food option when eating…well, fast food. The 1400 strong chain prides itself on “Food with Integrity” and earlier this year committed to sourcing as much non-genetically modified … Continue reading

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What’s Really Inside a Cup of Coffee?

What’s Really Inside a Cup of Coffee?

Although coffee accounts for only 2% of your cuppa Joe, it is quite a complex compound. Take a look at the video below to see what interesting (and frightening?) chemicals are in your cup. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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What 200 Calories Look Like

What 200 Calories Look Like

Here’s an interesting 3 minute video from Wired Magazine. It provides a good visualization of what you get for 200 calories spent. The more nutritious foods are bulky and will fill you up better than some of the less healthy … Continue reading

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High Fat Food – Straight to Your Bloodstream

High Fat Food – Straight to Your Bloodstream

We know that greasy burgers and fries are no health food. But in this 2 minute ABC news clip from food coach Lori Corbin, you can actually see how all that saturated fat affects the bloodstream. In realtime. The fat … Continue reading

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[Video] Heart Attack Victim Flashbacks to a Life of Poor Dietary Choices

[Video] Heart Attack Victim Flashbacks to a Life of Poor Dietary Choices

Strong4Life, the childhood obesity initiative of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, is back with another youtube video meant to cause a commotion. In the clip, a heart attack victim in his early 30′s is wheeled into a hospital emergency room, while … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Milkshake?

Buffalo Chicken Milkshake?

Happy Friday folks. We’re taking a break from healthy recipes to bring you a … weird recipe. 30 Rock fans will appreciate. Others will be disgusted. Here’s the full recipe. Hat tip to Fooducate community member Monica, who thought we might … Continue reading

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Getting Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot

Getting Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot

Check out this funny rap video that went viral. Some of the situations may seem really familiar to some of us. For example “Pay my eighty bucks for six things and get out…” Enjoy! Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App … Continue reading

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Finger Cooking – The Latest Technique in Fine Dining [Video]

Finger Cooking – The Latest Technique in Fine Dining [Video]

The Yellow Pages commercials used to say “Let your fingers do the walking”. But this is ridiculous. Did you know that approximately 50 cents out of each dollar spent on food in America is not groceries? It’s food consumed outside … Continue reading

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