The All-Cookie Diet

Nutrition when ‘sandwich’ is in the name

Version 2 (revised 2014)

Title: The All-Cookie Diet
Author: Elena Grossman
Date: 2002 (revised 2014)
Project: Inventory of nutrition intake in the first year of graduate school
Format: digital print, 15″w x 101⁄2″h

Ingredients listed

The version 2 diagram lists the following ingredients: alkali, ammonium bicarbonate, annatto, artificial flavor, baking soda, blue 1 lake, butter, calcium phosphate, cane syrup, canola oil, caramel color, citric acid, cocoa, coconut oil, corn syrup, corn starch, cottonseed oil, cream of tartar, dextrose, eggs, folic acid, ginger flavor, iron, lactose, lemon oil, milk powder, molasses, natural flavor, niacin, nuts, palm oil, red 40 lake, salt, sodium phosphate, soy lecithin, soybean oil, sugar, vanillin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, wheat, wheat starch, whey, yellow 5 lake, and yellow 6 lake.

Version 1

Icon graph comparing cookie ingredients (Butter Cookies - least, PB Oreos - most)
All-Cookie Diet version 1

Version 1 listed ingredients for each of the following cookies:

  • Butter Cookies
  • Chessmen
  • Animal Cookies
  • Exquisit Variety
  • Ginger-Lemon Cremes
  • Chips Ahoy
  • Peanut Butter Oreos
  • Maple Sandwiches

By Elena Grossman

Elena Grossman is an artist and educator practicing visual art, graphic design, and programming for exhibition spaces, print, and screen media. Learn more about Elena