The Trick To Low Calories in Bolthouse Farms Salad Dressing

The Trick To Low Calories in Bolthouse Farms Salad Dressing

Here at Fooducate HQ, salad dressing is never store-bought. If the veggies are fresh and tasty, all you really need is a bit of olive oil, lemon juice and salt to enjoy. But alas, US supermarkets dedicate entire aisles to … Continue reading

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Dannon Promises to Reduce Sugar…to Levels *Above* Current Offering

Dannon Promises to Reduce Sugar…to Levels *Above* Current Offering

Last week in Washington DC, Dannon pledged to improve the nutrition profile of its yogurts. At the annual meeting of the Partnership for a Healthier America, the yogurt behemoth promised the following changes by 2016: Improve the nutrient density by … Continue reading

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Coconut, Yogurt and Other Innovations at the Natural Food Expo

Coconut, Yogurt and Other Innovations at the Natural Food Expo

We are in Anaheim California for Expo West, a natural food trade show that seems to be growing in popularity from year to year. Besides various educational sessions, the big draw is the expo hall where hundreds of food companies … Continue reading

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The Snack that Gives Greek Yogurt a Bad Name

The Snack that Gives Greek Yogurt a Bad Name

Capitalizing on the Greek yogurt trend, Safeway has released a new product under the “Snack Artist” brand. Unfortunately, these Greek Yogurt Covered Raisins are about as far from healthy as Greece is from Pleasanton California, Safeway’s headquarters. As you may … Continue reading

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Is Chobani’s Perfect Image Getting Tarnished?

Is Chobani’s Perfect Image Getting Tarnished?

There are not many meteoric success stories in today’s cutthroat food industry, but one company that came out of nowhere and has grown exponentially for the last 7 years is Chobani. The company pretty much created the Greek Yogurt category … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Here’s a heartwarming story from Liz, a mom who’s had to change the way her household deals with food due to her son’s celiac disease: My twelve year old son and I started eating a strict gluten free diet after … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Surprising Sources of Calcium

The Top 5 Surprising Sources of Calcium

Part of a well-balanced diet means making sure that your body receives the right amount of energy for its needs and nourishing it with a medley of vitamins and minerals . To help you on your quest for healthy eating, … Continue reading

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How Did This Smoothie Get So Pink?

How Did This Smoothie Get So Pink?

if you’re in to smoothies, here’s a great tip for you. For an extra pink color, toss in some beets. Yup. The color is amazing. Beets are slightly sweet, so the flavor balance doesn’t get thrown off either. The image … Continue reading

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Who Snacks More, Men or Women?

Who Snacks More, Men or Women?

The answer – women. On average, women snack 3.1 times a day, with men only 2.7. That works out to 3 more snacks per week for the ladies. This information was collected by the NPD group, a consumer insight company. … Continue reading

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Combat Allergies the Real Food Way

Combat Allergies the Real Food Way

This is a guest blog post by Beth Warren, MS, RD, CDN and was originally posted here. It’s the sound heard around the country …”Aaaachooo”. Spring is in the air…and sadly, so are pollen, dust and other irritants. There is one … Continue reading

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