Posts Tagged ‘INGREDIENTS’

Oatmeal: A Guilt Free Comfort Food

When we think of comfort foods, we conjure up yummy visions of cheesy macaroni, crispy fried chicken or decadent fudge brownies. The common denominator? They’re often fat-filled foods! And then there’s oatmeal – a piping-hot bowl can give you that same warm, fuzzy feeling – minus the guilt. When made right, this guiltless pleasure has [...]

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Is Your Favorite Yogurt Really Healthy?

News Flash: Healthy Food Imposter Yogurts are Running Rampant in Your Local Grocery Store’s Dairy Case – Film at 11:00! It’s probably not that big of a news scoop that there are a zillion varieties of yogurt to choose from. But you may be surprised to learn that 4-in-5 brands make misleading label claims. Does [...]

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To Dip, or Skip. That is the Question.

The chip aisle at your local market is crammed full of big name tortilla chips, each boasting zillions of varieties that at first glance sound mouthwatering and look healthy. Baked…zero trans fats…all natural…hint of lime…Mmmm, you’re thinking delicious, healthy tortilla chips that won’t harm your health or diet, right? We were too. But then we [...]

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Avoid Being Tricked By Food Labels

If you’ve been religiously reading our BrandAid emails, you know that you can’t rely on food manufacturers to have your best interest at heart. More often than not they go out of their way to emphasize “healthy” ingredients when sadly, they’ve added miniscule amounts. Too often the unhealthy ingredients (think high fructose corn syrup) outweigh [...]

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