10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Are you stuck in a weight-loss plateau? Don't fret, you're in good company. It happens to many people after a certain period of time and can last a few weeks or longer. During this time, try to assess your situation … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Kickstart Your Halloween Sugar Detox

3 Ways to Kickstart Your Halloween Sugar Detox

It’s the day after Halloween, a holiday beloved by young children and candy manufacturers alike. For the past few weeks, you’ve been exposed to sugar and fat in various formats, with the climax occurring during last night’s Trick or Treat … Continue reading

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How Much Water Do You REALLY Need to Drink Every Day?

How Much Water Do You REALLY Need to Drink Every Day?

If you’re a regular here, you know that Fooducate preaches the virtues of water almost daily. A question many people ask us, is how much water they should be drinking. The answer is much more complicated than the question, but … Continue reading

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Lose Weight with Water

Lose Weight with Water

It’s a no brainer that consuming more water is a good way to lose weight. Can it be proven scientifically? the answer is yes!  In a meta-study conducted a few years ago, scientists reached the following conclusion: Studies of individuals … Continue reading

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Is Honey Really Healthier Sugar?

Is Honey Really Healthier Sugar?

When food companies want to entice consumers to buy their sweetened products, they use terms such “Honey sweetened”. Sometimes they do this even when sugar is the main sweetener, and honey is barely present (hello, Honey Nut Cheerios). This is … Continue reading

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Can 2 Cups of Water Improve Your Weight Loss By 30 Percent?

Can 2 Cups of Water Improve Your Weight Loss By 30 Percent?

Fooducate community members know that we preach for water instead of caloric drinks. There is another potential benefit for dieters, if they choose to strategically consume water before meals. This seems like a no-brainer, but scientists wanted to see if … Continue reading

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Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Last week we wrote about vegetables as a source of hydration. This week – fruit. Just like veggies, most fruits have an awesome calorie to volume ratio – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay … Continue reading

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Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

File this under ridiculous. Bai, a beverage company whose exotically named drinks we’ve covered in the past, is now selling bottled water, but calling it something else. Meet Bai “Anti-water”. Seriously. That’s the product’s name. Here is the pitch from … Continue reading

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How to Pick the Perfect Melon

How to Pick the Perfect Melon

Did you know that an ENTIRE melon has less than 300 calories? A melon with a 6 inch diameter weighs in at 1.5 pounds, and is composed of 90% water. It makes 5 to 6 USDA servings of one cup, … Continue reading

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The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

People who try to lose weight are on a constant look out for lower calorie foods. This makes perfect sense. Sometimes these good intentions lead to bad food choices. Take salad dressing, for example. First and foremost, a tasty salad … Continue reading

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