Do you read the labels before you purchase some product? Well, if the answer is NO, you definitely should read this article. We are going to write several reasons why you should carefully go through the ingredients of each product you buy, including ketchup.
First of all it is important to mention that producers always list the ingredients in accordance with the amount they add, starting from the highest concentrations up to the trace ingredients, which are last on the label. By reading the label carefully you will know and you can control what goes in your mouth.
What is your favorite ketchup? Is Heinz’s ketchup your one? Do you know its ingredients?
Well, the Heinz’s ketchup is made from:
High fructose corn syrup
Heinz’s ketchup is loaded with high fructose corn syrup. Probably many of you would spot this quite easy if the company didn’t list it under a different name. Namely, on the label of this ketchup you will read “corn syrup” instead of its real name. Human body metabolizes high fructose corn syrup as sugar and that actually causes high spikes of the sugar levels in your blood and has huge impact on the normal function of your liver. This ingredient is GMO product and its consummation leads to heart disease, diabetes, excess weight gain as well as poor immunity.
Distilled vinegar and sugar
Laboratory tests showed that 1 tablespoon of Heinz’s ketchup contains about 4 grams of sugar.
Distilled vinegar is made from GMO corn
You definitely should avoid products that contain GMOs, sugar, chemicals, and no nutrients and Heinz’s ketchup is such product. Moreover, this ketchup also contains additives, salt and onion powder. In its composition there is no fiber, protein or any other nutrients.
Well, next time before you decide to buy Heinz’s ketchup you should think twice. Our recommendation is to replace it with some other tomato product.