Supermarket Swindle

If you’re shopping the aisles and you see something that doesn’t quite make sense? Chances are.. it’s a supermarket swindle!

Supermarket Swindle: Yeah, About That Almond Milk…

By | July 27th, 2015|Supermarket Swindle|

We're paying upwards of $3 for a quart of water with a small amount of almonds and a large amount of filler and fake nutrients.

Supermarket Swindle: Processed Food Brands Finding Crafty Ways to Make You Think They’re Healthy

By | March 17th, 2015|Supermarket Swindle|

Processed food brands are finding new ways to swindle the public into believing their regular old crap is healthy now.

Supplement Swindle: Supplements Found to be Frauds… Again

By | February 10th, 2015|Supermarket Swindle|

Lies in the supplement industry - where the industry goes wrong, where the problems lie, and what buyers need to be mindful of when they buy.

The Monstrous List of Every Superfood Ever… EVER!!!

By | January 20th, 2015|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Supermarket Swindle|

Yes, that’s right. I’ve done the research. I did the hard work. I did the digging.

Rule: If It Makes A Health Claim… It’s Probably Lying

By | August 31st, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Conscious Consumerism, Supermarket Swindle|

"Well, what if it says [this] on the box? Doesn't that make a difference?" No.

Pesticides: When Organic Matters (Or Doesn’t)

By | August 15th, 2014|Supermarket Swindle, The Recessionista|

Three rules of thumb to help a beginner understand which foods should be organic.

Adventures In Advertising: Using And Abusing The Farm Image

By | August 14th, 2014|Supermarket Swindle|

An in-depth look at Domino's Pizza and their new marketing campaign, abus the "farm" image.

Store Sets Out to Only Sell Expired Food

By | July 31st, 2014|Health News, Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|

Grocery store in Boston sells expired goods to patrons at discounted prices. Would you shop there?

Supplement..er…Supermarket Swindle: What’s Really in Your Herbal Supplements?

By | May 5th, 2014|Supermarket Swindle|

You won't believe what happened when a lab tested supplements for their true contents.

Supermarket Swindle: Fat, Low Fat, Fat Free?

By | March 27th, 2014|Did You Know, Supermarket Swindle|

Comparing "regular" and "fat free" food stuffs - which is cleaner eating?

5 Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats in Your Food

By | November 8th, 2013|Did You Know, Food 101, Friday 5, Healthy Eating, Supermarket Swindle|

Everything you need to know about trans fats in your processed food, and how to avoid it.

Supermarket Swindle: Are You Sure That’s Ice Cream?

By | November 7th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|

Your ice cream might not be ice cream, baby.

Talking Turkey Bacon

By | August 22nd, 2013|Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|

Why are people saying pork bacon is better than turkey bacon?

Supermarket Swindle: How The Color Green Affects Your Purchases

By | August 20th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle|

Are processed foods giving you the green light to go HAM?

Supermarket Swindle: Adventures of Liquid – Yes, Liquid – Chicken

By | May 23rd, 2013|Supermarket Swindle|

If a "natural" chicken nugget turns into soup, then is something wrong with the nugget? What makes it so different? Should I be eating it?

Pepsi Says Mountain Dew Can Dissolve Mouse Carcasses

By | March 20th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|

"Pepsi Co., facing a lawsuit from a man who claims to have found a mouse in his Mountain Dew can, has an especially creative, if disgusting, defense.."

What Tips Does “America’s Cheapest Family” Have For You?

By | February 28th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle|

America's cheapest family... but are they purchasing quality ingredients?

5 Examples of How To Get Beyond The “Halo” Effect

By | December 20th, 2012|About The Site, BGG2WL, Supermarket Swindle|

Are you letting fancy health claims determine your purchases? STOP!

Supermarket Swindle: Don’t Get Taken By The Antioxidant Claim

By | November 12th, 2012|Supermarket Swindle|

"Despite the pictures of cherries, blackberries, cranberries, raspberries and pomegranates on various 7UP labels, the drinks contain no fruit or juice of any kind."