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Decoding pancake package labels

If you have ever made American-style pancakes (those thick fluffy ones) at home, you know with how little ingredients you can whisk up a perfectly fine pancake. Take some flour, salt, baking powder and a little sugar...

Food label basics

The basics of food labels

Labels on food generally have two very important functions: 1) make the product look appealing and make people want to buy it and 2) tell the (legal) details of your food. You both want to make sure people know what...

Dutch microwave pancake

Crash course: Determining nutritional value of food

Ever read the labels on your food products? If yes, ever wondered how they come to the nutritional values stated on these labels? Or what they mean? Whereas people tend to think these are hard fixed numbers that have...

Science of E-numbers

Additives in food, a lot of people start cringing simply by hearing the word. Whereas it’s good to look at what’s in your food, it’s not good to just cringe by every chemical word you hear. Not...