Lay's® Classic Potato Chips NET WT 13 OZ (368.5 g)
Target sells this bag of potato chips for $4.79. What is the cost per serving?
Many people find it nearly impossible to eat just one chip. But, we have to watch out for the high sodium content. How many grams of sodium are in this bag?
You may know Pi Day as March 14. Did you know that it is also Potato Chip Day? What other fun facts can you gather about potato chips, such as, how long have they been around, and how much do Americans spend on potato chips in a year?
Walmart sells this loaf of bread for $3.18. What is the cost of two slices (2 servings)?
The packaging boasts "Good Source of Fiber." Fiber is good for our digestive health, but it also lowers risks for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. How many grams of dietary fiber are in the loaf?
There are many types of breads: white, wheat, whole wheat, whole grain, multigrain. Which is the healthiest choice?
Quaker® Quick 1-Minute Oats NET WT 42 OZ (1.12 kg)
Walmart sells this canister of oats for $3.88. What is the price per serving?
Along with supporting heart health and delivering lasting energy, whole grain oats also support a healthy digestive system by keeping things moving through the intestines.We should get 25-30 g of fiber per day. What percent of this daily recommendation is met from eating one serving of the oats?
This product is "Non-GMO" verified. What does that mean?
365 Everyday Value® Large Brown Eggs NET WT 24 OZ (680 g)
Whole Foods sells these dozen eggs for $3.39. What is the cost per serving, which is one egg?
Both white and brown eggs contain the same type and amount of nutrients. Even though eggs are high in cholesterol, a healthy person may still eat up to 7 eggs per week. Some people prefer eating just the egg whites, which are fat and cholesterol free. How many grams of cholesterol are in the dozen eggs?
The store also sells this same brand of eggs, also a dozen, but instead of "cage-free," they are "organic" eggs, for $3.49. The price difference is only slightly, so what is the difference between cage-free and organic eggs, if any?
Sam's Club sells this bunch of 3-lb bananas for $1.24. Trader Joe's sells their bananas individually (and there's a story behind this) for 19 cents. Assuming equal-sized, which store sells at a lower unit rate?
One banana can provide about 422 mg of potassium, an essential mineral our body needs. Unfortunately, most people do not get enough potassium each day as the recommended amount is 4,700 mg. What percent is 422 out of 4,700? What other fruits and vegetables are high in potassium?
Aside from being rich in potassium, bananas are also rich in pectin. However, the amount of pectin decreases as the banana ripens. What is pectin? What other fruits are pectin-rich?
Tropicana® 100% Orange Juice NET WT 52 FL OZ (1.6 QT) 1.53 L
Target sells this "Pure Premium No Pulp Orange Juice" for $3.59. How much does one serving cost?
Orange juice is a common drink high in antioxidants and nutrients like vitamin C and potassium. However, it is high in calories and sugar. It is recommended that children aged 7-18 limit their intake to one serving (8 ounces) a day and opt for fresh-squeezed or 100% orange juice whenever possible. When someone gets a [common] cold, vitamin C has often been called upon to treat it. Is this true, does vitamin C really treat the common cold? If not, does it help in anyway?
Tropicana's label also says that the orange juice is "not from concentrate." Minute Maid, another popular brand, also sells 100% orange juice, but it is "from concentrate." What is the difference between these terms?
Prego® Italian Sauce Traditional NET WT 67 OZ (4 LB 3 OZ) 1.9 kg
Walmart sells this pasta sauce for $4.37. The store also sells the same sauce in a 5-pack of 24-oz jars, for $8.57. Which is a better buy?
It's suggested that for every 16-oz package of pasta, use one jar of 24-ounce pasta sauce. Say your family is planning on serving spaghetti to a large gathering of 30 people, and each person needs about 4 ounces of sauce, how many 16-oz packages of pasta and how many 67-oz jars of sauce would your family need to get?
A half-cup of canned pasta sauce provides 2.2 milligrams of iron, which is 12% of the daily value for iron based on a 2,000-calorie diet. What are the health benefits of iron?
Walmart.com sells 4 packs of the pictured pasta for $5.12. What is the cost per serving?
Pasta's origin is typically credited to Italy, but it actually came from China, as early as 5,000 B.C. In the year 2000, over 1.3 million pounds of spaghetti were sold in American grocery stores. How many tons of spaghetti is this?
Walmart sells this box of frozen pizza for $3.50. What is the cost per serving?
A restaurant sells its 28-in (diameter) cheese pizza for $23.99 and its 18-in for $13.99. What is the unit price ($/sq-in) of large to small?
In 2018, on Super Bowl Sunday, Domino's Pizza, the world leader in pizza delivery, sold enough pizzas to stretch 5,000 football fields. How many 12-in pizzas would equal the area of 5,000 football fields? (A football field measures 360 ft by 160 ft.)
Krusteaz® Buttermilk Pancake Mix NET WT 10 LB (4.53 kg)
Sam's Club sells this pancake mix for $8.68. You use 3 cups of the mix to make pancakes for your family. How much is the cost of 3 cups if a serving size is 1/2 cup (59 g)?
The largest pancake was made in UK in 1994 with a diameter of 49.25 ft. The recipe given on the package above makes 4-in pancakes. What is the area ratio of the record-holder to the regular pancake?
Buttermilk is a prized Southern ingredient, but it's also a delicious beverage that's good for us because of the probiotics. How is buttermilk different from regular milk?