Table of Contents for Twinkie, Deconstructed : My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What America Eats


Acknowledgments ix
A Note to the Reader xiii
1. "Where Does Polysorbate 60 Come from, Daddy?"
1
2. Wheat Flour
13
3. Bleach
21
4. Enrichment Blend: Ferrous Sulfate and B Vitamins--Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Folic Acid
29
5. Sugar
45
6. Corn Sweeteners
55
7. Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Glucose, and High Fructose Corn Syrup
63
8. Corn Thickeners: Cornstarch, Modified Cornstarch, Corn Dextrins, and Corn Flour
73
9. Water
83
10. Soy: Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable and/or Animal Shortening, Soy Lecithin, and Soy Protein Isolate 87
11. Eggs 105
12. Cellulose Gum 115
13. Whey 125
14. Leavenings 133
15. Baking Soda 141
16. Phosphates: Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate and Monocalcium Phosphate 153
17. Salt 169
18. Mono and Diglycerides 179
19. Polysorbate 60 187
20. Natural and Artificial Flavors 199
21. Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate 215
22. Sodium and Calcium Caseinate 225
23. Calcium Sulfate 231
24. Sorbic Acid 239
25. FD&C Yellow No. 5, Red No. 40 247
26. Consider the Twinkie 257
Kumar; Resources 265
Index 269
About the Author 283