Label Lessons

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

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...
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...
Chocolate Drink

Chocolate Drink

INGREDIENTS: Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Whey (From Milk), Contains Less Than 2% of Cocoa (Alkali Process), Nonfat Dry Milk, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Sodium Caseinate (From Milk), Corn Syrup Solids, Calcium Phosphate, Palm Oil,...
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,...
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),...
Materna

Materna

NON-MEDICINAL INGREDIENTS: Crospovidone, FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminium Lake, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Mineral Oil Light, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Stearic Acid, Syloid, Titanium Dioxide and Triethyl Citrate. Lactose: 1 mg. Tartrazien-free. Bottles...
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...
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...
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...
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?...

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