More Natural Snacks
More and more manufacturers are touting their new and improved “natural” or “organic” snacks, hoping to lure in health-conscious consumers. But how do these varieties compare with the original versions of the snacks?
According to a report published in the March 2004 issue of Consumer Reports on Health, not all that well.
While the report acknowledges that natural or organic varieties do offer some health benefits, it reminds consumers that most of these snacks are “still largely bereft of nutrients, and some have even more calories or sodium than the standard versions.” Here’s a quick comparison of some of the products tested:
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