Food: Healthy Junk Food

Can snack products really be natural and taste good?

It's the universal dream to indulge in chips, crisps and cheesy curls of junk food yet somehow stay as trim and healthy as one would on a diet of veggies. But since that dream remains an impossible one, what is a health-minded snacker to do?

Trying to combine the health benefits people want with the familiar tastes they crave, Frito-Lay has launched a line of natural snacks, including such favorites as Tostitos, Cheetos and Ruffles. The products are made with natural ingredients, and three are certified organic. But are they really better for you? And more important, do they taste good?


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