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Have you ever heard of a company telling people to buy LESS of its product? That's exactly what Mars Inc. has started to do.
Mars Inc., one of the world's largest food conglomerates has initiated a bold move. In the coming months, some of its products will appear with labels encouraging people to consume them just once a week! The products slated for this change are Dolmi...
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There is no magic cure for obesity, no secret food or pill that will burn your fat off, and no shortcut to take in order to lose weight. Despite this, every few years, a new magic spell is cast on gullible dieters, often aided by charismatic presenters and slick marketing.
There is no magic cure for obesity, no secret food or pill that will burn your fat off, and no shortcut to take in order to lose weight. Despite this, every few years, a new magic spell is cast on gullible dieters, often aided by charismatic presente...
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Here's a teardown of the latest addition to your supermarket cereal aisle - Tiny Toast by general Mills.
Breakfast cereal sales have taken a nosedive in America in recent years, and the big manufacturers, Kellogg's, Post, and General Mills, are suffering. Many of the iconic cereal brands have been with us for decades, so it was about time that General M...
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A few weeks ago, Pizza Hut announced a host of changes in the ingredients it uses to produces its menu items. These are mostly cosmetic and don't address the elephant in the room: high calorie pizzas loaded with saturated fats and excessive amounts of sodium.
A few weeks ago, Pizza Hut announced a host of changes in the ingredients it uses to produces its menu items. These are mostly cosmetic and don't address the elephant in the room: high calorie pizzas loaded with saturated fats and excessive amounts o...
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Many people wonder if a vegetarian diet can help them lose weight. Here's what you need to know.
Today is Meatless Monday and World Meat Free Day [http://www.worldmeatfreeday.com/]. . If you’ve followed the growth of the “meatless” campaign in recent years, the core messages are centered around reducing your meat consumption to improve you...
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Pineapples in season are not only tasty and healthy, but are relatively cheap. Here's how to pick the perfect one.
Pineapples in season are not only tasty and healthy, but are relatively cheap. One cup of pineapple has just 80 calories and costs $0.70. It's fat-free, low in sodium and rich in vitamin C, 130 percent of the daily value. The challenge is to pick a ...
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This is exactly the type of food innovation that leads to weight gain, heart disease, and diabetes.
Starting next week, Burger King will be selling a new junk-food mash-up named Mac N' Cheetos. It's a neon orange powdered nugget on the outside, filled with deep fried mac n' cheese on the inside. A 5 piece serving of this abomination will cost $2.4...
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What do chickpeas and whipped cream have in common? Up until a year or two ago, the answer would have been "not much".
What do chickpeas and whipped cream have in common? Up until a year or two ago, the answer would have been "not much". And then, last year, an Indiana computer programmer who is also an amateur vegan chef, wanted to make a vegan meringue. The main i...
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One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is "eat in moderation". A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight.
One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is "eat in moderation". A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no standard definition of moder...
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The Philadelphia City Council voted yesterday to impose a tax on sugary drinks, becoming the first major city in the US to do so.
Philadelphia's City Council voted yesterday to impose a tax on sugary drinks, becoming the first major city in the US to do so. A 1.5 cent tax will be imposed on every ounce of sugary and diet drink sold in the city. The funds are to funneled specifi...
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Summer is practically here, and one of the great joys is spending a day at the beach. You'll get very hungry swimming, building sandcastles, and even just lazing about.
Summer is practically here, and one of the great joys is spending a day at the beach. You'll get very hungry swimming, building sandcastles, and even just lazing about. The sand and the heat make it a challenge to keep everyone fed and hydrated while...
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Major news in fast food yesterday, as McDonald's - symbol of the unhealthiest food you can get - announced an overhaul of its salads...
Major news in fast food yesterday, as McDonald's - symbol of the unhealthiest food you can get - announced an overhaul of its salads: * Red leaf lettuce and carrots added to all salads on McDonald's menus nationwide * Colorful cornucopia of rich...
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That's usually on McDonald's agenda at least
twice a year I think +Fooducate "Overhauling it's Menu"
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Fooducate is a personal food advisor, helping people make healthy food choices for their families. Fooducate’s nutrition app is available online and for iPhone and Android mobile devices.

We also publish a daily tip (more or less), where you’ll find tips and tricks to help make you a better shopper of nutritious food. Topics include nutrition fact labels, hard to pronounce ingredient names, “health claims”, and other marketing tricks to watch out for at the supermarket. We also discuss current events and public health policy.
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