Savvy Swaps

[Alternagraphic] Chewing Gum

[Alternagraphic] Chewing Gum

People are often surprised to hear that gum is loaded with sucralose, aspartame, and/or acesulfame potassium (even if they aren't "sugar-free"). As you can...
[Alternagraphic] Fruit Chews

[Alternagraphic] Fruit Chews

In keeping with the spirit of Halloween, here is a great swap for Starburst Fruit Chews. We put these Tru Joy Fruit Chews to...
[Alternagraphic] Spreads

[Alternagraphic] Spreads

Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides, including lauric acid, capric acid, caprylic acid and myristic acid, have been shown to improve immunity, having antimicrobial...
[Alternagraphic] Cereal Snacks

[Alternagraphic] Cereal Snacks

We compared two popular cereals and found major differences in their ingredients. See more Alternagraphics here.
[Alternagraphic] Jelly Beans

[Alternagraphic] Jelly Beans

With Easter around the corner, there is going to be a lot of talk about candy and chocolate. Our sponsor Surf Sweets makes great...
[Alternagraphic] Breads

[Alternagraphic] Breads

To kick off this Back-To-School season we compared two popular whole wheat breads, OROWHEAT's 100% Whole Wheat Bread VS. Rudi's Organic Bakery 100% Whole...
[Alternagraphic] Fruit Cookies

[Alternagraphic] Fruit Cookies

Don't let the 'made with real fruit' claim fool you! Nabisco's Newtons are loaded with GMOs and Scary Seven ingredients like high-fructose corn...
[Alternagraphic] Gummy Candy

[Alternagraphic] Gummy Candy

Gummy bears are cute and colorful, but generally contain Scary Seven ingredients, specifically artificial dyes. Fortunately, our sponsor Surf Sweets has a healthier option...
[Alternagraphic] Buttery Spreads

[Alternagraphic] Buttery Spreads

Just because a product states "0 trans fats" on its label doesn't mean it doesn't contain any at all. Land-O-Lakes claims to be trans...