10 Thing that are Wrong with Wendy’s Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich

10 Thing that are Wrong with Wendy’s Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich

You’ve probably seen the commercials. Wendy’s has unleashed a new product on to the masses: a Pretzel Pub Chicken Sandwich with the following features: “Lightly breaded chicken”, “warm pretzel bun”, and “melted cheddar sauce”. Wendy’s also boasts some impressive nutrition … Continue reading

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Twinkies Are Back. Smaller. Stabler. Less Unhealthier?

Twinkies Are Back. Smaller. Stabler. Less Unhealthier?

Twinkies, the iconic American junk food are back. For those of you who did not notice their absence from supermarket shelves, here’s a quick update. Early in 2012, Hostess, the manufacturer filed for bankruptcy citing increased labor costs and an … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Smart Ones Entrees – Not that Smart

Weight Watchers Smart Ones Entrees – Not that Smart

When Weight Watchers announced its new Points Plus program late last year, the nutrition community cheered on as fruits and vegetables were promoted to 0 points in order to encourage their consumption. But encouraging the consumption of real food is … Continue reading

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Meijer Supermarket Chain Launches “Meijer Naturals” Product Line

Meijer Supermarket Chain Launches “Meijer Naturals” Product Line

Starting this Sunday, Meijer is offering health conscious consumers a new line of store brand products called “Meijer Naturals”. In a press release, Meijer detailed its gameplan: [Meijer Naturals] was created to provide a healthy and tasty alternative for customers … Continue reading

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