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May
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They’ve really stepped it up a notch in freeze-drying. Nature’s All can somehow remove all the water from a fruit or vegetable, so whatever juicy morsel it once was, now it’s as dry and fluffy as popcorn. Some flavors, however, don’t merit the magic process. FATHER: Remember how you liked the freeze-dried mangoes? This is the corn. It’s light and crunchy, and tastes like corn...
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Apr
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Toothpaste isn’t just scouring power for your teeth. But that’s how it’s treated. Add a mild abrasive, something to freshen breath, and you’re good. Never mind that casual attitude towards toothpaste means a convenient and profitable way to dispose of industrial byproducts. At least that’s what revitin developer, Gerry Curatola, DDS, says is going on with toothpaste. Things you don’t want to ingest, or absorb,...
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Apr
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Every flavor of coconut chip that these guys make is dang good (see that smooth product placement). All good, some flavors so good, you’re sure they’re not good for you, somehow, but these delectables are worth a little guilty pleasure. One flavor, clearly indicated by packaging color, is so far better than good, that it will work in opposite of word-of-mouth advertising, because the last...
Why would a landlubber eat seaweed? Well, the planet is mostly sea, so we can give a boost to sustainability by eating what there’s most of, and the oceans, terrestrial dwellers, contain 99 percent of the living space on our little blue planet. Whoa there, planet hugger, what if we’re just wanting a snack. SeaSnax, how do they taste? Bland, honestly, a mere hint of...
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Mar
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Birch, Birch, Birch, thank you. Sincerely. Some of us love pancakes, and some fewer of us couldn’t have them. Gluten, you see. It’s troublesome for an unfortunate few, and if ever there’s the right time to use the word ubiquitous, this is it because gluten is everywhere. To be fair, we also have gluten to thank for the heavenly texture in certain foods, the crunchiness...