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Wheat Thins v. Doritos

So, last night I was trying to convince my BF that he doesn't eat as healthfully as he thinks. He claimed "Hey, I eat healthy snacks like Wheat Thins!" I said "Theyre not really any better than Doritos." And it's true...

12 Doritos (1 oz.)
140 cal, 7g fat (1.5 g sat.), 220 mg sodium, 1g fiber, 0g sugar, 2g protein, a dab of vitamins

16 Wheat Thins (1.1 oz)
150 cal, 6g fat (1g sat.), 260 mg sodium, 1g fiber, 4g sugar, 2g protein, a dab of vitamins

Wed. Mar 28, 5:49pm

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I recently checked the panel on a bag of Fritos scoops/dip chips, and there were only THREE ingredients: corn, corn oil, salt. Does this mean they're technically "all natural"?? That company could totally dupe people into thinking their product is healthy without telling a single lie. Oh yeah, 10g fat in 1oz, yowza.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 6:13 PM

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I've told my husband to look at ingredients when shopping. He brought home Fritos since there were only 3 ingredients. Calls them health food!!

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 7:52 PM

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ha ha your hubby has a good sense of humor (if thats what you would call it) That is cute because it seems so innocent

Thursday, March 29, 2007, 1:36 AM

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Afraid not on the "fritos as all-natural" front. Corn oil is highly processed and refined and doesn't really resemble anything in nature (similar to high fructose corn syrup on the sweetener front). Not really recommended for those persuing a healthy lifestyle in all the literature I've ever seen. Still, a nice thought and I suppose three ingrdients is better than about twenty things you can't pronounce, dyes, preservatives, and artificial flavours!

Thursday, March 29, 2007, 12:14 PM

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all natural was tongue-in-cheek

Thursday, March 29, 2007, 12:17 PM

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