Enriched or Fortified? What’s the Difference?

What does fortification actually mean and what do you need to know? Read on to find out.

Ever wonder how certain foods have close to 100% of the daily value of some vitamins and minerals? Is it naturally occurring? Well, a variety of food products are fortified or enriched with vitamins and minerals. Historically, food fortification, such as iodized salt, folic acid in wheat,…

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The Lempert Report ®

What Would You Pay More For At A Grocerant?

What about Italian food? Thai food? Chinese food? The answer may or may not surprise you.

A new report from New York University’s chair of nutrition and food studies Krishnendu Ray found that what we are willing to pay for certain cuisines is an indicator of just how we think about race, class, and ethnicity. 

Ray analyzed data from Zagat…

June 28, 2016 Watch Video

Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for June 27th, 2016

This week Phil reviews: Koa Organic Beverages Lavender Olakino, Upton's Naturals Carnitas Jackfruit Chili Lime, The Original Skinny Burger Non Flavored, Finlandia Imported Butter Salted, R.W. Knudsen Family Apple Ginger Juice

Individual Review links with nutrition information and product breakdown are listed below.

June 27, 2016 Watch Video


Butter 101

Think you know all there is to know about butter? Here are the butter basics and maybe a few things you didn’t know.

What is Butter? Commercial butter in the United States is an edible animal fat made from small amounts of cream from whey that is churned and whipped into a thicker consistency.

How to Buy: Packaged choices are sold in ½ and 1 lb sizes in sticks, in tubs (whipped or ghee) or 1 lb. bricks.…

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