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How to Save on Groceries, Fight Hidden Food Inflation

The bad news: Your favorite foods are being sold in smaller packages for the same price. The good news: You can still save money at the supermarket.
Posted 4/5/2011  10:26:42 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 63 comments   17,049 views
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Are Food Labels Lying to You? New Corn Syrup Study Suggests Yes

A new study on HFCS-sweetened drinks shows that random samplings contained up to 128% of the sugar indicated on labels. What does this mean for you?
Posted 10/29/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 46 comments   17,149 views
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How Does the NuVal Food Scoring System Work?

This nutrition scoring system is showing up on more and more store shelf tags. Learn how to use the scores to make nutrient rich and dollar wise choices.
Posted 10/4/2010  5:59:08 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 80 comments   21,430 views
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Are Things Changing in Your Grocery Store?

Making nutrient wise and dollar smart choices may be even easier with new supermarket initiatives that are popping up. Are things changing near you?
Posted 9/30/2010  6:07:35 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 55 comments   15,158 views
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'Fake' Fiber in Your Food? How to Spot It

More and more products are adding manufactured fibers to their foods to boost their nutritional profiles. But is added fiber just as good as the real deal?
Posted 9/2/2010  6:48:16 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 69 comments   27,630 views
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Is Wheaties FUEL the New Breakfast for Champions?

Whole grains, 100% daily needs for five B-vitamins and an excellent source of fiber. Media hype or is this new cereal the next best thing for breakfast.
Posted 1/18/2010  10:00:28 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 128 comments   30,193 views
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Breaking News: 'Smart Choices' Program Halted

After the FDA released a plan calling for standards for front-of-package labels, Smart Choices said it would voluntarily suspend the program.
Posted 10/24/2009  12:43:56 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 183 comments   18,543 views
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I Ate It: Fruit2Day Chewable, Drinkable Fruit

SparkPeople member MRSDUDLEY tried Fruit2Day, which is a drink/snack that contains two servings of fruit in each bottle. But did she like it?
Posted 10/5/2009  1:28:08 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 86 comments   18,260 views
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We Ate It: Sahale Cashews with Pomegranate and Vanilla

Sometimes, the surprises that land on my desk knock our socks off! And this is one of those cases. These cashews ROCK!
Posted 9/2/2009  12:21:13 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 81 comments   16,762 views
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I Ate It: 100-Calorie Yoplait Delights Parfait

Yoplait Delights Parfaits are marketed as a 100-calorie treat that is ideal for the times when your sweet tooth hits. Did they calm ours?
Posted 8/29/2009  5:58:51 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 165 comments   41,274 views
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We Ate It: Fiber One 50-Calorie Yogurts

We tried the newly reformulated Fiber One yogurts. They only have 50 calories but 5 g fiber. So did they fill us up? And, more importantly, were they delicious?
Posted 8/14/2009  10:42:59 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 211 comments   43,651 views
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We Share Our Favorite 100-Calorie Ice Cream Treats

When the mercury started rising, we hit the supermarkets, scouring the freezer section for the tastiest low-calorie ice cream treats.
Posted 6/23/2009  6:25:09 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 184 comments   27,354 views
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We Tried A Bakers Dozen Yogurts--So You Don't Have To!

We're changing up how we review food on the dailySpark. We decided to try all the yogurts at the supermarket--to save you time and money!
Posted 5/7/2009  5:31:36 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 389 comments   24,663 views
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We Drank It: POMx Iced Coffee

When we heard POM was selling coffee, we were intrigued. What would it taste like? Why mix coffee and pomegranates? Would it be fruity?
Posted 4/30/2009  6:19:49 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 101 comments   15,952 views
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We Ate It: Frozen Yogurt Treats with Probiotics from Blue Bunny

We're saying sayonara to winter with lunch-time pickup basketball games, open windows in the office--and ice cream taste-tests, starting with these Blue Bunny treats.
Posted 4/20/2009  2:13:36 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 97 comments   16,982 views
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