Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

 This is a guest blog post by Lior Torenberg Being a 16-year-old girl, I have a seemingly unlimited threshold of energy befitting my age group, but this is a relatively new thing for me. Two years ago, I was constantly … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Dorito

The Anatomy of a Dorito

Munching on savory snacks with the “Os” suffix (Tostitos, Doritos, Cheetos) goes hand in hand with playoff Sundays and the Superbowl. Would you like to know what you’re putting in your body each time you reach for a Doritos Cool … Continue reading

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13 Interesting Facts about Beef Jerky

13 Interesting Facts about Beef Jerky

photo credit: avlxyz A venerable foodstuff that has been relegated to the checkout counter in gas stations and convenience stores, beef jerky actually has a proud heritage. Here are somethings you might want to know. 1. Jerky is a means … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Ranch Dressing

Inside the Label: Ranch Dressing

We wrote about the huge US salad dressing industry in a previous post. Today we’ll look inside the label of one of the most popular – Hidden Valley The Original Ranch. This dressing comes with some history. In the late … Continue reading

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Soup Scoop – MSG War

Soup Scoop – MSG War

The chilly autumn evenings are an invitation for a hot bowl of soup. Two of the biggest canned soup manufacturers are also heating up the advertising wars between them. Campbell’s and Progresso have taken up newspaper ads extolling their health … Continue reading

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