Who ya gonna call?
Even after 30 years, Ghostbusters is still watched by generations old and young today. I thought it was a great opportunity to celebrate this forever loved film, as well as share some interesting facts about Twinkies, as we know they are far from healthy!
Remembered for its witty one-liners. Some favorites include:
"Twinkies are brain food", spoken by Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters.
The Twinkie was used by Egon in an analogy to explain to the rest of the Ghostbusters how extreme the current psychokinetic energy, or P.K.E., levels were during the first Gozer incident. Twinkie would represent a standard amount of P.K.E., the surge Egon was tracking would equate to a Twinkie that was thirty-five feet long and weighing approximately six hundred pounds.
With over 30 ingredients, many unpronounceable...Twinkies are far from brain food.
"33 grams of sugar and 9 grams of fat per serving, it'd be doltish to expect they'd provide any real nutritional benefit. But it does come as a surprise to any unsuspecting snacker that the little tubular treat would contain any animal derivative at all. A representative from Hostess confirmed with The Huffington Post that Twinkies are not a vegetarian food."
Twinkies...What? Huh? WOW!
TIP for plant-based eating: READ THE LABELS
Do a close-read on product ingredient lists, as foods like refried beans, potato chips and even orange juice contain animal products beyond milk and eggs.
Sources: Huffington Post, WebMD Archive, Twinkie, Deconstructed-by Steven Ettlinger.
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