FLR 004: Supper - Betty Crocker Chicken Helper

August 22, 2016

How wonderful is it to have a meal in a box?  Just open some packets, throw in some fresh food and wa-laaa!  In this episode, the ingredients of Betty Crocker's ChickenHelper: Sweet & Sour Chicken are evaluated.  Also included is an introduction to the book,"Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us" by Michael Moss and a close look is given to the Daily Value numbers on the Nutrition Facts label.    INGREDIENT OF THE DAY: vinegar powder 

Show Notes:

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss

https://www.amazon.com/Salt-Sugar-Fat-Giants-Hooked/dp/0812982193/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469408082&sr=1-1&keywords=michael+moss

A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives by Ruth Winter 

https://www.amazon.com/Consumers-Dictionary-Food-Additives-7th/dp/0307408922/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469408219&sr=1-1&keywords=ruth+winter 

The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health by Thomas Campbell and T. Colin Campbell 

https://www.amazon.com/China-Study-Comprehensive-Nutrition-Implications/dp/1932100660/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469408272&sr=1-1&keywords=the+china+study

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FLR 003: Afternoon Break - Coke & Pringles

July 23, 2016

We often cave in to cravings between lunch and supper.  Many people turn to soda and chips.  In this episode, the ingredients of Classic Coke and BBQ-flavored Pringles are investigated.  Also, the meaning and history of GRAS (government approved food additives) is discussed.  INGREDIENT OF THE DAY: High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

Show Notes:

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Food Additives: A Shopper's Guide to What's Safeand What's Not! byChristine Hoza Farlow

https://www.amazon.com/Food-Additives-Shoppers-Guide-Whats/dp/0963563580/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469290502&sr=8-1&keywords=hoza+farlow


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FLR 002: Lunch - Banquet Frozen Meal

July 23, 2016

Just throw it in the microwave and, boom, you got lunch! In this episode a detailed inspection is made of the ingredients in Banquet's Frozen Chicken Strip Meal.  Also, comments are made about the ubiquitous presence of corn and its derivatives in packaged foods, as well as a brief evaluation of the package Nutrition Facts. INGREDIENT OF THE DAY: bleached flour

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Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat byHoward Lyman and Glen Mercer

https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Cowboy-Plain-Cattle-Rancher/dp/0684854465/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469289460&sr=8-1&keywords=howard+lyman+mad+cowboy

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan 

https://www.amazon.com/Omnivores-Dilemma-Natural-History-Meals/dp/0143038583/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469485484&sr=1-1&keywords=omnivore%27s+dilemma

King Korn (video documentary) 

https://www.amazon.com/King-Corn-Dawn-Cheney/dp/B003F9XQ9A/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1469485595&sr=1-1&keywords=king+korn

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FLR 001: Breakfast: - Kellogg’s vs. Mom’s Cereals

July 22, 2016

This episode includes an introduction to the podcast and a comparison of two cereals:  Kellogg’s Apple Jacks and Mom’s Best Toasted Wheat-fuls.  The ingredients of these cereals are explored,as well as some nutritional aspects. Also, a cost comparison is made.  INGREDIENT OF THE DAY: yellow 6 food coloring

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