7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less. 1. start every … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Duncan Donuts is trying to keep with the time; and consumer preferences for healthier fare. That’s why this summer, DD has added “Fruit Smoothies” to its lineup. Here is the copy for its Tropical Mango Smoothie: “The feel good taste … Continue reading

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This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer S├ínchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

How Much Sugar in Starbucks “Lightly Sweetened” Iced Coffee?

We’re in the heat of summer, and everyone is slogging through long, hot, and humid days. People hydrate more during July and August than the rest of the year. While this can be an opportunity to train the palate to … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Surviving 4th of July Weekend Without Derailing Your Diet

5 Tips for Surviving 4th of July Weekend Without Derailing Your Diet

This is going to be a wonderful weekend. You can have fun, celebrate, and even eat well without regretting anything come Monday morning. Here’s what to do. 1. For many of us the long holiday weekend starts today, but it … Continue reading

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Pre-Washed Salad Greens Are Soaked in More than Just Water

Pre-Washed Salad Greens Are Soaked in More than Just Water

Pre-washed salad greens have reached the coveted billion dollar industry milestone. Smart marketers understood 20 years ago that washing and cutting leafy greens is too much of a hassle for many families. Beyond the convenience, here’s what you need to … Continue reading

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5 Little Known Watermelon Facts

5 Little Known Watermelon Facts

If there isn’t a watermelon chilling in your fridge right now, you’re probably living in the southern hemisphere. Or, you ran out last night. Because how else could you not want this wonderful fruit as part of your life? Here … Continue reading

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Obesity in America is on the Rise; Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

Obesity in America is on the Rise; Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association presents stark figures regarding America’s obesity challenges. Despite heightened awareness in the last few decades, overweight and obesity rates are still increasing. Data for over 15,000 adults aged … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Every day, the food we eat is converted into energy that is used to keep our body functioning. The majority of the calories we consume are burned, even if all we do all day is lie in bed. Yes, even … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Your Smoothie is Sabotaging Your Diet

3 Reasons Your Smoothie is Sabotaging Your Diet

Smoothies are one of the most popular breakfast and snack choices in America today. They are tasty, convenient, portable, and supposedly healthy. Unfortunately, not all fruit and vegetable smoothies are good for you. 1. Smoothie portion sizes tend to run … Continue reading

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