The snack that tries to be everything to everyone

The story of Fig Newtons

Hello, Snackers. I’ve been listening to the podcast Maintenance Phase lately, which is basically deep-dive backstories of specific diet and nutrition fads, but also includes episodes about particular foods or ingredients, including Snackwells and Olestra. This got me thinking about what snacks get categorized as “healthful,” which inspired this week’s t…

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