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Cholesterol and fat advice have bounced back and forth over the past 50 years. Today, people are very confused - is cholesterol good or bad?
Cholesterol and fat advice has bounced back and forth over the past 50 years. Today, people are very confused - is cholesterol good or bad? To answer that, we need to understand if we're talking about blood cholesterol or dietary cholesterol. Gene...
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The difference between a dairy allergy and dairy intolerance is often challenging to decipher. Here is the breakdown of the causes, symptoms, and differences between the two.
The difference between a dairy allergy and dairy intolerance is often challenging to decipher. Here is the breakdown of the causes, symptoms, and differences between the two. Dairy Intolerance – is caused by the body’s inability to digest the ...
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There is a very strong connection between the bacteria populations in our intestines and our overall health. By altering your food intake to more natural, less processed foods, you may experience many positive changes beyond weight loss.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects almost 3 percent of the population. It is most common in people after they reach their 40's and is more prevalent in women than men. Symptoms include fatigue (obviously), loss of memory, inability to concentrate...
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A new study concludes that there is little to no association between consumption of butter and mortality, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
The interwebs and news channels are abuzz with wonderful news, as eloquently posted by Time magazine, that "The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger". This, based on a new study that reviewed 12 prior studies and looked for a solid connection bet...
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Changing the way you measure your sugar intake may change the amount you consume each day.
Before we answer, a bit of background. Food manufacturers are required to label specific nutrients in a product's Nutrition Facts Label. Fats, Carbs, and Protein are labeled in grams. For some nutrients, the amount is also presented as a percent of t...
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Soft drink sales have been declining over the past few years, and manufacturers are trying any trick they can to stop the bleeding. Here's another one, coming soon to a supermarket near you.
Pepsi is re-introducing a 90's product called Crystal Pepsi. It's just like regular Pepsi, but with a clear liquid. This feat is achieved by removing the caramel coloring that is responsible for the brownish tint all colas are famous for. Here is th...
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Grain products have become very confusing for the general public. With varying labels, titles, and logos, it is confusing on what option is the best for you. Here’s a simple breakdown for you.
Grain products have become very confusing for the general public. With varying labels, titles, and logos it is confusing on what option is the best for you. Here’s a simple breakdown for you. Whole grains - contain the entire grain – the bran, g...
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Think you know the latest on saturated fats? Read this!
It's happening again, your devious cravings and growling stomach pull you into the kitchen, as if by force. You open the snack drawer, and a tempting box of unopened dark chocolates glares into your soul. You can’t help but think about their heaven...
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Sweeping statements about how a nutritionist (or anyone) scores a highly variable kind of food for its nutrition are meaningless.
The New York Times seems to think multi-ingredient foods, like pizza and granola bars, can be compared for healthfulness with single-ingredient foods like kale and nuts. Their recent Upshot piece on nutrition [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/07/upshot...
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It appears that food has become an important factor when deciding who to date, and even more so when deciding on marriage or long term partnership.
The members of our community that are single and dating will find the following post interesting. It appears that food has become an important factor when deciding who to date, and even more so when deciding on marriage or long term partnership. In ...
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Would you go to a restaurant and pay $6 to $9 for cereal and milk?
While you were busy grilling hot dogs on Fourth of July Weekend, Kellogg's opened up a cereal cafe in Times Square New York. Who would go to a restaurant and pay 6 to 9 dollars for cereal and milk? Apparently, lots of people would. Kellogg's teamed ...
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Weight Watchers should be ashamed to put its brand name on this ultra-processed piece of junk food.
Weight Watchers is know for it's weight loss program focused on group meetings and point counting. Did you know that the company is also in the food business, selling highly processed meals and snacks to its captive and sometimes gullible audience? ...
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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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