5 Scary Ingredients in Dunkin Donuts Glazed Donut Egg & Bacon Breakfast Sandwich

5 Scary Ingredients in Dunkin Donuts Glazed Donut Egg & Bacon Breakfast Sandwich

Get ready, another made up marketing holiday is upon us – today, Friday June 7 is National Doughnut Day. Silly of to think that here in America every day was national doughnut day. Jokes aside, it turns out today is … Continue reading

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Why Does Ovaltine Have Artifical Yellow, Red & Blue Colorings? [Inside the Label]

Why Does Ovaltine Have Artifical Yellow, Red & Blue Colorings? [Inside the Label]

We’ve been blogging recently about chocolate milk.  One of our readers commented with a question about Ovaltine as an option to sweeten milk . Ovaltine is a milk flavoring invented in Switzerland more than a hundred years ago. The original … Continue reading

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Boo-hoo to Yoo-hoo “Chocolate Drink” [Inside the Label]

Boo-hoo to Yoo-hoo “Chocolate Drink” [Inside the Label]

Yogi Berra and the Yankees helped Yoo-hoo chocolate drinks become an American icon in the 40′s and 50′s. The sweet and refreshing chocolaty taste became a kids’ favorite across the nation. When buying Yoo-hoo, many parents mistakenly think they are … Continue reading

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Breyers or Dreyer’s – Which Ice Cream to Choose?

Breyers or Dreyer’s – Which Ice Cream to Choose?

July is National Ice Cream Month, and in honor of our favorite dessert, we’ll post some interesting articles in the coming weeks. Today, a look at Breyers and Dreyer’s, two leading brands that people often confuse with each other. Dreyer’s … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Sara Lee Soft and Smooth Whole Grain White Bread

Inside the Label: Sara Lee Soft and Smooth Whole Grain White Bread

Sara Lee is the number one fresh bread manufacturer in the US, so there’s a good chance you’ll find some of their loaves in your local supermarket. We wanted to take a look at a product that caught our eye … Continue reading

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What are these Additives?

What are these Additives?

A nice slideshow from FitSugar explains what the following ingredients, commonly found in processed foods are: Maltodextrin – a carb, serves a as thickener Inulin – a soluble fiber Methylcellulose – an emulsifier and thickener from … cellulose Xantham gum … Continue reading

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