Guacamole’s Deep, Dark Secret
“I wouldn’t be surprised if store-bought guacamole used filler ingredients to keep the price lower,” said Stella Metsovas, a California-based clinical nutritionist.
“I try to be optimistic with products that might be less than optimal with their ingredient structure. For example, truffle salt was one of the hottest spices at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago,” she told LifeZette. “Does the spice compare to the real truffle that grows in the ground? This is a drastic comparison, of course, but consumers crave certain tastes and manufacturers seek to fulfill that.”
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