What’s Azodicarbonamide? What’s it doing in your bread? (and how to pronounce it)

What’s Azodicarbonamide? What’s it doing in your bread? (and how to pronounce it)

AZO – DI – CAR – BO – NA – MIDE – say it 5 times quickly and then proceed… In the old days, bread would go stale within a day or two of baking, and start to grow mold … Continue reading

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The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

Welcome to part 3 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. In part 2, we explained what whole grains are. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do … Continue reading

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Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate – Chances are You’ll be Eating it Today

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate – Chances are You’ll be Eating it Today

The above humorous poster, spotted on Food Renegade‘s Facebook page, immediately led us to explore said ingredient. Turns out it’s not as bad as one would think. Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate is an additive used in the food industry, mostly in … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Ingredients Used in Bread [miniseries part 3]

The Top 20 Ingredients Used in Bread [miniseries part 3]

In the previous posts we provided general guidelines for choosing bread and discussed whole grains. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do this, we analyzed the ingredient lists of over 2,000 breads.  The average … Continue reading

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