Tag Archives: nutrition

  • Cup Noodles to Get New, Healthier Recipe for First Time in 45 Years

    Cup Noodles to Get New, Healthier Recipe for First Time in 45 Years

    Reaching for Nissin Cup Noodles at your local grocery store has its fair share of advantages—affordability, convenience, deliciousness, speed, simplicity—but good nutrition simply isn’t one of them. But for the first time in the brand’s 45-year North American history, the people at Nissin are revamping the recipe in order to achieve “the same taste but with […]

  • Soylent Coffiest: Your Morning Coffee and Breakfast in One Bottle

    Soylent Coffiest: Your Morning Coffee and Breakfast in One Bottle

    I am on record as being somewhat skeptical towards Soylent, the food brand that seeks to provide complete nutritional meals in single packages, mostly because of the name. But even I have to admit that Soylent Coffiest sounds like a good idea. Basically, the idea behind Soylent Coffiest is that an entire nutritionally balanced breakfast […]

  • Calorie Brands: Instagram Account Swaps Logos With Total Calorie Amounts

    Calorie Brands: Instagram Account Swaps Logos With Total Calorie Amounts

    A commercial food brand logo is designed to give shoppers the unconscious message that whatever is inside the package is desirable to eat. One of the ways this is often achieved is by making the actual nutritional content of the product as hidden-from-view as legally possible, which is a circumvention that a new Instagram account […]

  • Sugar Rush: Keep Track of the Sugar in Your Diet

    Sugar Rush: Keep Track of the Sugar in Your Diet

    Sugar: Not good for you. And yet most people continue to consume pounds of the stuff, mostly because it’s being added to a lot of our favorite foods in quantities that would probably freak a lot of us out if we really understood them. Enter Sugar Rush, an app that will seek to freak you […]

  • Soylent: Modular Nutritional Drinks and Powders

    Soylent: Modular Nutritional Drinks and Powders

    The young entrepreneurs of today are sometimes accused of not understanding anything about history or the world, just bounding through market tests and focus groups without any regard for good taste and decorum. I bring it up because there’s now a line of “modular” nutritional protein drinks and powders that goes by the fully-loaded brand […]