Category Archives: Nutrition and Cost

Eating enough nuts & seeds is very important for good health

13 Dec 2012. Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. According to the 2010 “Global Burden of Disease”, the 12th highest risk factor, globally, for the greatest “loss of health” is low nut and seed consumption (8th in North … Continue reading

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FDA Food Labeling Guide Nutrition Facts

There’s too much information in Food Labeling & Nutrition Guidance for Industry.  What’s below is also probably too detailed for the average reader of my website, but was of interest to me since I’ve tried to use the USDA tables … Continue reading

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Fritos Original Corn Chips Nutrition versus Homemade Corn Chips

   I feel bad complaining about these chips — most are much worse!  But compare home made Crunch! Whole Grain Artisan Chips and Crackers corn chips to Frito Lay chips: Frito Lay unit % Daily Value Crunch! corn chips unit … Continue reading

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Calories in crackers from Cookbooks and Magazines

As you can see, cookbook and magazine cracker recipes require a lot more fat than mine.   My recipe for a whole wheat sesame seed cracker is 105 calories per 1 ounce serving. If you want to add a lot … Continue reading

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Cost, Calories, & Nutrition in Crunch! Alice Crackers versus Commercial Crackers

Bottom line: home-made crackers cost about 8 cents per serving, store-bought 50 cents to a dollar per serving. home-made crackers are far healthier – fewer calories, more fiber, more protein, more vitamins, more minerals and less (trans) fat, sugar, and … Continue reading

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Super Seed Mix (SSM) for crackers, chips, bread, cookies and other baked goods

Super Seed Mix – use instead of oil or butter On average, seeds have more protein, folate, calcium, iron, vitamin B6, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, riboflavin, zinc, and copper per unit weight than wheat.  In addition, Sunflower seeds have vitamin E … Continue reading

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