Snack Bar Smackdown: Clif vs. Lara

Snack Bar Smackdown: Clif vs. Lara

Yesterday we compared Kellogg’s Fiber Pus to Larabar. Despite the high amount of fiber in Kellogg’s bars, the clear nutrition winner was Larabar, with a short, understandable ingredient list and no added sugar. Many readers asked about Clif bars, so … Continue reading

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Why Frito-Lay’s Designer Salt for Healthier Chips is NOT the Answer

Why Frito-Lay’s Designer Salt for Healthier Chips is NOT the Answer

PepsiCo, parent company of Frito-Lay, announced at an investors’ meeting yesterday that it will be making its products more healthy in the coming years. This includes cutting various products’ average sodium per serving by 25% by 2015 and saturated fat … Continue reading

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Life’s a Peach…Full of Pesticides

Life’s a Peach…Full of Pesticides

Still recovering from the most recent UK study showing that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional, we read in the Chicago Tribune that peaches contain excessive amounts of pesticides, some above government safe levels. It seems that peaches’ … Continue reading

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Pesticides – Are They Killing Humans Too?

Pesticides – Are They Killing Humans Too?

Those giant shiny apples and tomatoes stacked neatly at the produce stand at the supermarket are a marvel of nature. With a lot of help from man. And man’s chemicals. In order to keep pests from blemishing your fruits and … Continue reading

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Oh No – Hulk Hogan Extreme Energy Granules (Just What We Need)

Oh No – Hulk Hogan Extreme Energy Granules (Just What We Need)

It’s a free country where everyone can pursue their dream, but please, can’t Congress help moms and dads by banning aging stars from milking their fame by selling our kids crap to ingest? why do parents have to be the … Continue reading

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Twenty Health Foods for Less than $1

Twenty Health Foods for Less than $1

Image via Wikipedia The DivineCaroline site has a delicious list of cheap healthy foods, proving you don’t need to be rich to eat nutritiously.  From the divine: Food prices are climbing, and some might be looking to fast foods and … Continue reading

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