Posts tagged with ingredients

Michigan Brand Cottage Cheese package

Watch out for artificial flavoring in cottage cheese

Published on: July 5, 2011 at 9 am

I slipped up last year. On cottage cheese.

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Lipton PureLeaf

Ingredients in LIPTON’s bottled tea products

Published on: May 10, 2011 at 12 pm

LIPTON offers a basic line of tea packaged in plastic bottles, and an upscale line called PureLeaf which is packaged in glass. Aside from the container’s material, there’s also a difference in ingredients.

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Breaking down all-natural energy drinks

Published on: April 29, 2011 at 12 pm

Though the packaging often advertises guarana, taurine, and other micronutrients, the energy of energy drinks really comes from its blend of sugar and caffeine.

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Pepsi Throwback is here to stay

Published on: March 24, 2011 at 11 am

Though the natural-ness of caramel color is up for debate, it’s great to see another company moving away from HFCS and putting a generally authentic product on the shelf.

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Cat with Mountain Dew bottle

What are the ingredients in Mountain Dew?

Published on: March 16, 2011 at 11 am

Mountain Dew is colloquially known as geek fuel. Aside from Yellow 5, do you know what else is in it?

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Tearing open a Twix bar

Published on: January 6, 2011 at 12 pm

My only question coming away from this is: What the heck is polyglycerol polyricinoleate? I’ve never seen that before on a food label.

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A closeup of Cool Ranch Doritos

Published on: January 5, 2011 at 12 pm

Cool Ranch is, perhaps, the most popular flavor of Doritos. It stands to reason that Cool Ranch is the baseline for what we can expect from other Doritos products.

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What’s in Hidden Valley’s ranch dressing?

Published on: June 24, 2010 at 6 am

Ranch dressing is a food processor’s wet dream: Take water, inexpensive ingredients, emulsifier, and you can mark up the resulting sauce with wide margins.

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