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“I Only Shop the Perimeter” – A Nutritional Humblebrag Myth, Debunked

Foodamentals By February 4, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

As a dietitian, I often find that others try to relate to me with their knowledge of the latest nutrition media stories and trends, which of course I love to discuss. However, I sometimes cringe at some of the blanket nutrition rules that are echoed to me from the media, such as “all carbs are bad” or “dairy will make you fat”. And one of the most persistent statements I hear is I only shop in the perimeter of the grocery store”.

Liar. (99.9% of the time)

Okay, wait…for real? If yes, then I have so many questions for you… read more

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KO Obesity! Boxing for Your Health

Around the Table By August 30, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

KO Obesity, a new web series based in New York, chronicles the journey of five people taking a new approach to weight loss…boxing! ShopWell was recently included in their episode on nutrition and grocery shopping. Enjoy watching participants learn how to read food labels right in the aisles of their local grocery store.

Want to know more about KO Obesity and help spread the word? You can watch all the episodes on YouTube and follow them on Facebook and Twitter. read more

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ShopWell On The Go: Mobile App Launched!

Keeping It Fresh By October 22, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

You told us you wanted an app, and we listened. The mobile version of ShopWell is now available for the iPhone. Check it out — it's Free!

ShopWell mobile is the perfect complement to www.shopwell.com, delivering personalized food scores in the store or on the go. You can use the app to scan products, see the nutrition label, ingredient information, and recommended alternative products right on your iPhone.  No need to squint at labels anymore!

Even more exciting–if you’ve already created a profile on the web, you’ll be able to see your own personalized food score for every product you look up.  And if not, you’ll still be able to see food scores for general health.  Either way, you can quickly find out what's in your favorite foods. read more

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