Blue Pill, Red Pill: What’s in a Tic Tac Mint?

Blue Pill, Red Pill: What’s in a Tic Tac Mint?

Raise your hand if you have mints in your purse or backpack. Chances are that if you do, they are tic tacs. The iconic brand has been around for ages, but do you know what it is really made of? … Continue reading

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SoBe lifewater 0 Calories

SoBe lifewater 0 Calories

Fooducate reader Tammy asks “Will you guys do research on SoBe Lifewater 0 calories drink”? Happy to oblige. SoBe is a young brand which started selling iced teas in the Northeast in the late 1990′s. In 2000, it was acquired … Continue reading

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What are those Chunks in Cottage Cheese?

What are those Chunks in Cottage Cheese?

1. Cottage cheese chunks are called curds, and you can usually get either “small curd” or “large curd” varieties at the supermarket. 2. About a billion pounds of cottage cheese are consumed annually in the US. That’s about 3 lbs. … Continue reading

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Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Inside The Label, Cinco De Mayo Special: Dean’s Guacamole Dip

Salutations, today is Cinco De Mayo. Originally a Mexican holiday commemorating a great military victory 150 years ago, it has come to symbolize, especially in the US, Mexican heritage day. A very important piece of that heritage is the scrumptious … Continue reading

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