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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The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

The 20 Most Common Bread Ingredients [Bread miniseries part 3/4]

Welcome to part 3 of our miniseries. In part 1, we provided ground rules for choosing healthy bread. In part 2, we explained what whole grains are. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do … Continue reading

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Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate – Chances are You’ll be Eating it Today

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate – Chances are You’ll be Eating it Today

The above humorous poster, spotted on Food Renegade‘s Facebook page, immediately led us to explore said ingredient. Turns out it’s not as bad as one would think. Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate is an additive used in the food industry, mostly in … Continue reading

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Nutrition Impostor – SnackPack Pudding

Nutrition Impostor – SnackPack Pudding

Pudding. Yum. Everyone loves pudding. You can make it at home from scratch. You can buy a powder mix and prepare at home more easily. Or you can buy a ready-made pudding. SnackPack is one example of a ready-made pudding. … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Ingredients Used in Bread [miniseries part 3]

The Top 20 Ingredients Used in Bread [miniseries part 3]

In the previous posts we provided general guidelines for choosing bread and discussed whole grains. Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do this, we analyzed the ingredient lists of over 2,000 breads.  The average … 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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