Entries tagged with ‘smoothies’

Ode (walla) to sugar: is 52 grams really so much?

(Second in a series) Our story so far: We were looking at a bottle of juice, remember? The bottle of real, honest-to-goodness, 100% juice, no added sugar. The one with “only” 52 grams of naturally occurring sugar in it. What’s the big deal about 52 grams (a.k.a. 12 teaspoons) of sugar?  That’s a good question. […]

Who’d Walla drink all that sugar?

(First in a sugary series) When’s the last time you sat down to a bowl of 12 or 13 teaspoons of sugar? (Translation: just over a quarter cup of sugar. Translation: 52 grams of sugar. Translation: one-eighth of a pound of sugar. Translation: thirteen sugar cubes. Translation: a whole lotta grittiness in your mouth.) The […]

Who Owns Your Favorite Organic Brands?

Do you drink Odwalla smoothies? That’s a Coca-Cola product. Horizon milk? Dean owns that. Dagoba chocolate? You’re eating a Hershey bar. Philip H. Howard, PhD, an assistant professor at Michigan State University has produced a set of Information Graphics that give a good overview of the organic industry structure.