The Worst Product of 2013? Lunchables Uploaded

The Worst Product of 2013? Lunchables Uploaded

Lunchables is a billion dollar franchise for Kraft Foods selling a cheap and unhealthy lunch solution to mom and kids for over 30 years. The combination of fat, sugar and salt in the company’s amalgamation of its top brands (Oscar … Continue reading

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Be Realistic, Give Your Kids Cheetos

Be Realistic, Give Your Kids Cheetos

This is a guest blog post by Lauren Slayton MS, RD In early May, I read a post on this blog from a fellow nutrition colleague entitled “My Kid Likes Junk Food and That’s OK” that may have had good intensions … Continue reading

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The New Lunchables with Fruit. Is this the Best Kraft Can Do?

The New Lunchables with Fruit. Is this the Best Kraft Can Do?

It’s back to school season and we’re taking a look at foods many parents are likely to pack in their kids bags. Lunchables is a very successful brand that we have reviewed in the past. Our conclusion then was that … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Oscar Meyer’s Lunchables Turkey & Cheddar Cracker Stackers

Inside the Label: Oscar Meyer’s Lunchables Turkey & Cheddar Cracker Stackers

It’s not the most important meal of the day. And it’s not the heartiest either. Lunch, the get-it-on-the-run or have-it-at-the-computer meal doesn’t get enough respect. And how could it, when products like Oscar Meyer’s Lunchable’s take its name in vain. … Continue reading

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Showdown: Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

Showdown: Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

In round one, table sugar was the bad boy. Empty calories, with no nutritional benefits. In round two, High Fructose Corn Syrup got heat, because of the perception that it is unnatural, and promotes obesity as well. In round three, … Continue reading

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