Jackie Gibbons

Educator, Writer, and Reseacher



What’s That Food? Defining Bread

Lately, bread has been on my mind. After all, most households have a loaf or even loaves of white bread, wheat bread, whole grain bread or some other type of bread for sandwiches or sides. My family keeps a stock of bread most of the time. The government agency that oversees children's dietary health in schools requires my daughter's school to put "wheat bread" on the list of required lunch items for the children. So, our dedication to bread expands further than the home front.

WTF? What’s That Food? Nuts!

Oh, Nuts! In my quest for knowledge about the food my family eats and my sincere desire to share that information in hopes that it might help others, I have come across many things that are on our table that... Continue Reading →

WTF? What’s That Food? My Weight Control Oatmeal

Today, my husband and I ate at different times rather than sitting down to a meal. Between research for my book, and for my WTF blog, I decided to grab some instant oatmeal. Once again, I made the choice to... Continue Reading →

WTF? What’s That Food? My Diet Soda

My love and eventual disappointment in diet sodas inspired this article. This information is intended to help other diet drink lovers to make an educated choice to drink or not to drink. Where It Began The history that I found... Continue Reading →

WTF: What’s that Food? My Convenient Nutritional Shake

In an attempt to examine some of the foods I have been eating, I came across an issue with a prepackaged nutritional shake that I have been taking to work with me for convenience. The label is packed full of... Continue Reading →

WTF? Beginning My Research: The Quest For Food

In the aftermath of some research I have been doing on safe, nontoxic foods and food storage, I walked through the local get it all store in a virtual fog. It seemed that suddenly everything I looked at was marked... Continue Reading →

WTF? What’s That Food?

Convenience is part of my life as well, but if not for me, then for our children's sake. Ultimately, choosing safer alternatives forces businesses dealing in food to change to meet consumer demands.

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