So-called Healthy Foods That Aren't Healthy

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You might be surprised to find out foods you thought were "healthy" really are not so much! Your family might have been better off eating chips, ice cream, or a big piece of chocolate cake. Consumers are bombarded everyday with "tricky" foods. Just because a box says that it is "Fat-free" or "sugar-free" does not mean it is good for you. Reading those words on a box can deceive us into thinking that we can eat away totally guilt-free. Take time to read the label. Save your family from unwanted calories, fat, and possible side effects from food additives like MSG.


High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

Mono/Polyunsaturated or saturated fat


Fruit sugar



MSG (These may contain MSG when found in an ingredient label: Caramel Spice, Citric Acid, Whey, Whey Protein, Whey Protein Isolate, Concentrate Gums, Pectin, Yeast, Nutrients, Milk Powder, Dry Milk Solids, Low or No Fat Foods, Malt Extract or Flavoring)