Kraft’s Not-exactly-Whole-Grain Mac ‘n Cheese

Kraft’s Not-exactly-Whole-Grain Mac ‘n Cheese

For Kraft, mac n cheese is a big business. But the standard mac ‘n cheese is not that healthy – processed flour, tons of saturated fat from the cheese, artificial colors, and additives. So Kraft is trying to healthify its … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Demystified [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

Whole Grains Demystified [Bread miniseries part 2/4]

Welcome to part 2 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. When discussing bread, there tends to be a confusion around the terms whole grain and whole wheat. We’ll try to clear that … Continue reading

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How to Buy Bread – Whole Grains [miniseries part 2]

How to Buy Bread – Whole Grains [miniseries part 2]

In the previous post we kicked off with some general guidelines for choosing bread: The first ingredient should be whole grain. The bread should be 100% whole wheat. The fiber count should be 2 or more grams per ounce. sometimes … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Lean Cuisine’s Shrimp and Angel Hair Pasta

Inside the Label: Lean Cuisine’s Shrimp and Angel Hair Pasta

Lean Cuisine, A Nestle brand of frozen dinners, is very popular with dieters. “Lean Cuisine” is considered a nutrient content claim by the FDA, so all products under this brand are required to meet the “lean” criteria per serving: less … Continue reading

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