Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Our collective sweet tooth is a major challenge when it comes to weight management. Soft drinks are the single largest contributor to obesity in the US, and sugar is added to a large number of products we purchase in the … Continue reading

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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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The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

Earlier this year, the FDA introduced a new nutrition label planned to replace the current label in the near future, most likely 2018. The new label requires companies to list the amount of sugar that was added to a food … Continue reading

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For the Love of Papaya

For the Love of Papaya

It is peak papaya season. If you don’t have one in your fridge, here is some motivation. ONE Eating papaya with lime or lemon juice drizzled on top brings out the best flavors. The acid bite of the citrus perfectly … 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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How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

If you are trying to lose weight (or maintain) you most likely employ a scale to weigh yourself. Some people are addicted to the weighing process, standing on the scale every day, often multiple times a day. Others do so … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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What Are Your Chances for Weight Loss Success?

What Are Your Chances for Weight Loss Success?

You may have seen the depressing headlines of the week: Only 1 in 210 obese men has a chance of slimming down to a normal weight. Only 1 in 124 obese women can achieve normal weight. This is the conclusion … 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 Sánchez 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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Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Eating Out Can Kill Your Diet, Even at High End Restaurants

Many Fooducate community members try to avoid fast food establishments, and they are right to do so. However, people are less worried about eating at full-service restaurants, whether they are part of a chain or independently owned. A study published … Continue reading

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