Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition Facts’

Trans Fat Trickery: When Zero Doesn’t Mean Zero

Riddle me this, readers: When does zero not mean zero? Well, thanks to labeling trickery and governmental loopholes, zero doesn’t necessarily mean zero when you’re talking about the amount of artery-clogging trans fats in a food product!

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Culture Shock: Junk Food Yogurt

Yogurt is hands down one of the most popular health food items found in grocery stores. Each year, Americans plunk down well over $100 million dollars to spoon up more than 200,000,000 pounds of yogurt! Such staggering popularity triggers fierce competition among yogurt makers. Normally, we think competition is good. But sadly, some of the [...]

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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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