Nutella Celebrates, But Should You?

Nutella Celebrates, But Should You?

Today is yet another made up marketing holiday, and this one is global. All rise for … Global Nutella Day. Should we celebrate? In 2012, Nutella agreed to pay $3 million as part of a settlement of a class action … Continue reading

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This is How Johnny Lost 25 Pounds and Is On Track to Lose 50 More

This is How Johnny Lost 25 Pounds and Is On Track to Lose 50 More

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member JohnnyLoses. Hello everyone, my name is Johnny and I am currently 2 months into weight loss, you may know me for my daily updates on the community board. So far I … Continue reading

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6 in 10 Americans Are Trying to Reduce their Sugar Intake

6 in 10 Americans Are Trying to Reduce their Sugar Intake

As we wrote in the past, sugar has become the lead nemesis of health conscious eaters. In a recent poll of nearly 2000 US adults, 58 percent said they tried to limit their sugar intake in the last month. This … Continue reading

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This is Why You Should Exercise for Health, Not Weight Loss

This is Why You Should Exercise for Health, Not Weight Loss

Many dieters are frustrated to discover that despite intensive exercise, they are barely losing weight. Some may console themselves with the misconception that they are gaining muscle, but for the most part, the discouragement is so high that it leads … Continue reading

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Diet Coke’s New Smoke and Mirrors Campaign

Diet Coke’s New Smoke and Mirrors Campaign

Soft drinks are bad for you, whether it’s the sugar calories in regular cola, or the artificial sweeteners in zero-calorie drinks. In a desperate attempt to stop declining sales, the Coca Cola company is out with a new campaign featuring … Continue reading

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Can I Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

Can I Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

When people diet, their weight loss is often not just fat melting off. Many times, there is some muscle mass sacrificed as well. The body doesn’t know how to build muscle quickly, especially when it is in an energy deficit … Continue reading

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Restaurant Calories Are Challenging Your Diet

Restaurant Calories Are Challenging Your Diet

Now that chain restaurants are required to post calorie information on their menus, people who are interested in slightly better options have a better ability to choose. However, over half the restaurants in America are not part of a chain, … Continue reading

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A New Snickers Bar Worthy of Your Attention?

A New Snickers Bar Worthy of Your Attention?

Mars, the candy giant, has introduced a new bar – Snickers Crisper – to the market. It’s the first Snickers bar to clock in at under 200 calories. A serving size is 2 bars (40 grams – 1.3 ounces), and … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

What’s the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

As you probably know, studies have shown that cacao beans may have a number of health benefits. Through the marketing might of candy manufacturers, this research has been translated into a common belief that chocolate can be healthy for you. … Continue reading

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Friends Can Help You Lose Weight

Friends Can Help You Lose Weight

Friends are a lifelong asset, but did you know that they can help you with weight loss? A study conducted by scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found a strong correlation between people’s social sphere … Continue reading

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