Label Lessons

Label Lessons highlight questionable ingredients on product labels to help you learn how to make healthier choices.

Fruit Juice

Fruit Juice

INGREDIENTS: Filtered Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Apple Juice Concentrate, Citric Acid (for tartness), Pineapple and Cherry Juice Concentrates, Gum, Acacia, Ester Gum, Natural and Artificial Flavor, Soudium Citrate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Red 40...
Soup Mix

Soup Mix

INGREDIENTS: Dehydrated Navy Beans, Pasta , Dehydrated Vegetables (Carrots, Tomato, Garlic, Peas, Zucchini, Broccoli, Celery, Onion, Parsley), Corn Cereal Solids, Salt, Maltodextrin, Monosodium Glutamate, Sugar, Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean, Cottonseed & Corn Oil,...
Syrup

Syrup

INGREDIENTS: High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup, Water, Salt, Cellulose Gum, Molasses, Natural and Artificial Flavor (Lactic Acid), Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate), Caramel Color, Citric Acid. Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of Eight of the 13(!) ingredients in this...
Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera Gel

INGREDIENTS: Water, Aloe, Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Propylene Glycol, Benzophenone-4, Blue 1, Yellow 5, Fragrance. Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of What are artificial colors doing in a topical product like aloe gel?...
Krill Oil Capsules

Krill Oil Capsules

MEDICINAL INGREDIENTS: Krill Oil, Phospholipids.NON-MEDICINAL INGREDIENTS: Gelatin, Glycerin, Water, Ethyl Vanillin, Sorbitol. Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of Ethyl vanillin (an artificial flavor) is found hiding in this krill oil supplement. Is it really necessary? Avoid the side effects associated with artificial flavors...
Diet Iced Tea

Diet Iced Tea

INGREDIENTS: Water, Citric Acid, Sodium Hexametaphosphate (to protect flavor), Green Tea, Natural Flavor, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Sorbate (Preserves Freshness), Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium, Citrus Pectin, Calcium Disodium EDTA (to Protect Flavor) Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of More than...
Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter

INGREDIENTS: Roasted Peanuts and Sugar, Contains 2% or Less of: Molasses, Fully Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils (Rapeseed and Soybean), Mono and Diglycerides, Salt. Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of Peanut butter and (other nut butters) are a filling, fiber-rich snack, but most come...
Granola Bars

Granola Bars

INGREDIENTS: Chicory Root Fiber, Rolled Oats, Crisp Rice (Rice Flour, Sugar, Malt Extract, Salt, Mixed Tocopherols for Freshness), Sugar, Vegetable Oil (Palm Kernel, Soybean, Partially Hydrogenated Palm and Palm Kernel Oil), Fructose, Coconut, Corn Syrup,...
Iced Tea

Iced Tea

INGREDIENTS: Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Natural Flavor, Sodium Hexametaphosphate (to protect flavor), Green Tea, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Potassium Sorbate (preserves freshness), Phosphoric Acid, Acesulfame Potassium, Calcium Disodium EDTA (to protect flavor),...
Flavored Coffee

Flavored Coffee

INGREDIENTS: Coffee, Natural and Artificial Flavor. Potential GMO Ingredient   Scary Seven™ Ingredient  Also Beware Of Don’t be fooled by this 3 ingredient coffee - this chocolate doughnut coffee comes with a scoop of Scary Seven! Ditch artificially flavored beans and opt for naturally flavored...

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