Monday, July 02, 2007

Tribute to a legend

I wanted to take just a moment to offer a tribute to a very holistic snack food. Below you will see the ingredients of Nacho Cheese (once known as Nacho Cheesier!) Doritos®:

Whole Corn, Vegetable Oil (Contains One or More of the Following: Corn, Soybean, or Sunflower Oil), Salt, Cheddar Cheese (Cultured Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Maltodextrin, Wheat flour, Whey, Monosodium Glutamate, Buttermilk Solids, Romano Cheese from Cow's Milk (Part-Skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Whey Protein Concentrate, Onion Powder, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean and Cottonseed Oil, Corn Flour, Disodium Phosphate, Lactose, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Dextrose, Tomato Powder, Spices, Lactic Acid, Artificial Color (Including Yellow 6, Yellow 5, Red, 40), Citric Acid, Sugar, Garlic Powder, Red and Green Bell Pepper Powder, Sodium Caseinate, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate, Nonfat Milk Solids, Whey Protein Isolate, and Corn Syrup Solids.

Ingredient count: about 45 different ingredients, 10 of which you've never heard of!

The ingredient count for the (nearly organic) Fritos® brand Corn Chips?:

Whole Corn, Corn Oil, Salt

Ingredient count: 3

®: Get fat the natural way!

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