Category: Candy

Tic Tac: more artificial colors

Tic Tac: more artificial colors

[ 0 ] July 24, 2011 |

Tic Tac Fruit Adventure is artificially flavored mints; net weight 1 OZ, (29 g) containing 1.9 calories from sugar per mint. Made in Canada for exclusive distribution by Ferrero USA Inc. DyeDiet Diesn’t Buy It! Tic Tac mints: Risk, Nutrition and Dye Content  Unlike recently reviewed Tic Tac Orange this time TWO more nutritional ingredients […]

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Jolly Rancher: another fake fruit candy

Jolly Rancher: another fake fruit candy

[ 9 ] July 20, 2011 |

Jolly Rancher hard candy is artificially flavored SUGAR manufactured in Canada for the Hershey Food Corporation. It took the manufacturer even lesser to formulate this candy than what it took Zachary Confection to make their fake “cherry” slices. This time they were able to get away without food starch. One nutrient less! What they have left to Americans were only […]

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Cherry Slices: artificial color content

Cherry Slices: artificial color content

[ 0 ] July 17, 2011 |

Cherry Slices are naturally and artificially flavored candies from Zachary Confections, Inc., “A Family Owned American Company” located in Indiana. This is another illustration of the primitive principle American food manufacturers keep applying to making candies for you and your children: Keep it simple and stupid. Take a look for yourself. DyeDiet Doesn’t Buy It! […]

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Tic Tac: food dye content

Tic Tac: food dye content

[ 2 ] July 7, 2011 |

Tic Tac Orange, artificially flavored mints; net weight 1 OZ, (29 g). Less than 2 calories per mint. Made in CANADA. Let us see what is inside. DyeDiet DOESN’T BUY IT! Tic Tac: Risk, Nutrition and Dye Content In fact this product is NOT too bad. You get only 7 mg of FD&C Yellow 6 from the whole container (see […]

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Skittles: Taste the Rainbow of Dyes

Skittles: Taste the Rainbow of Dyes

[ 7 ] June 12, 2011 |

What exactly is in your favorite candy? Yes, Skittles are a rainbow of the food dyes.  And the dyes are a rainbow of health risks (see Food Dyes: A Rainbow of Risks). Years of watching the US food market has led me to an observation that most of the soft drinks and candies in America […]

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Blue Bell Frozen Colors

Blue Bell Frozen Colors

[ 1 ] June 9, 2011 |

24 Bullets frozen confections Summer is about to start heating 24/7 so we begin to think of getting something cool for us and our kids. Could it be 24 frozen colored bars (59 g each) of the Blue Bell for $3.47? Hope not and here is why. One of the Dye Diet’s goals is to help the […]

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How Much Food Dyes Are in M & M’s?

How Much Food Dyes Are in M & M’s?

[ 3 ] May 8, 2011 |

What is inside the candy shell? “Dark Chocolate Inside A Colorful Candy Shell” is what you read on every M & M’s container. Very good, but many customers would like to know what is inside the candy shell too! Here is what and how the DyeDiet has discovered. The candies were separated by colors, weighted […]

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More Easter Candies

More Easter Candies

[ 0 ] April 23, 2011 |

Would Jesus enjoy eating the food dyes? While Easter is coming closer I keep watching people wiping out egg-shaped candies from Wal-Mart aisles. This has pushed me to write an emergent article explaining to the US public what they actually get inside the funny containers. Fruit Punch Flip-Flop Lollipop, DDRS ~ 73 What this made in […]

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Easter candy

Easter candy

[ 9 ] April 22, 2011 |

Easter basket of the food dyes Easter is coming and we are expected to be inspired into buying by reading something like this: ”…It’s hard to imagine Easter without marshmallow treats, bunny-shaped sweets and cream-filled eggs. Did you know the holiday is the second-biggest time of year for candy sales?” – MSN Oh, yeah… Candy sales […]

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Candy Health Risks

Candy Health Risks

[ 0 ] March 23, 2011 |

Fruit Candy Do our children take health risks when they eat candies loaded with food additives and food dyes? Unfortunately, yes. Candy is a special topic because they are designed first and foremost to catch attention of our children so that they encourage us into a buying spree. The food manufacturer’s equation for success looks like this: candy food […]

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