Shulman Health and Wellness


Published on November 23, 2011


Are you a little bit confused by some of the words that appear on your ingredient lists?If so, the list below can help you identify other names for saturated fat, trans fatty acids, sodium and sugar. Simply keep this list handy in your purse, on your phone or on your fridge to help you make the healthiest choices possible when at the grocery store! To watch a segment on this from CityLine - click here!Nutrient: Saturated Fat Possible ingredients:Bacon Beef Fat Butter Chicken Fat Cocoa butter Coconut or Coconut Oil Hydrogenated fats and oils Lard Palm or palm kernel oil Powdered whole milk solids Shortening Suet TallowNutrient: Trans fat Possible ingredients:Hard margarine Hydrogenated fats and oils Partially hydrogenated fats and oils ShorteningNutrient: Sodium Possible ingredients:Baking powder Baking soda Brine Celery salt Disodium phosphate Garlic salt Monosodium glutamate (MSG) Onion salt Sodium alginate Sodium benzonate Sodium bisulfate Sodium proprionate Soy sauceNutrient: Sugars Possible ingredients:Brown sugar Cane juice extract Corn syrup Demerara or Turbinado sugar Dextrose Evaporated cane juice Fructose Galactose Glucose Glucose-fructose High fructose corn syrup Honey Invert sugar Lactose Liquid sugar Maltose Molasses Sucrose Syrup TreacleHint: Words ending in “ose” ar

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