Facebook

No Junk Facts

Candy ingredients are NOT HEALTHY. Consume sparingly:

Fancy Words for Sugar:

Agave Nectar
Brown Rice Syrup
Malted Barley
Invert Cane Syrup
Molasses
Maple Syrup
Honey
Oligosaccharide
Inulin
Sucrose
Glucose
Fructose
High Fructose Corn Syrup
Corn Syrup

Fancy Words for Flour:

Enriched Wheat Flour
Whole Wheat Flour
Tapioca Flour
Rice Flour
Brown Rice Flour

Fancy Words for Oil:

Canola Oil
High Oleic Safflower Oil
Peanut Oil
Soy Oil
Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

Additives are chemicals added to make old food taste like fresh food. They are NOT FOOD and they are NOT HEALTHY. Consume sparingly:

Preservatives
Salt
Sugar
Malic Acid, (White powders made predominantly in China)
Sodium nitrite, other nitrites, and nitrates
Vitamin-E (Tocopherol)
BHA, BHT, EDTA
Natamycin
Calcium propionate
Sodium erythorbate
Calcium sorbate
Potassium sorbate
Natural Flavor (Often a high-grade anitbiotic called PFI-560)
Cultured Dextrose (Another antibiotic called MicroGARD 200)
Cultured Skim Milk (Another antibiotic called MicroGARD 100)
Sodium benzoate & other Benzoates

 

pH Control Agents
Lactic acid
Citric acid
Ammonium hydroxide
Sodium carbonate

 

Anti-caking agents
Calcium silicate
Iron ammonium citrate
Silicon dioxide

 

Humectants
Glycerin
Sorbitol

 

Yeast Nutrients
Calcium sulfate
Ammonium phosphate

 

Dough Strengtheners
Ammonium sulfate
Azodicarbonamide
L-cysteine

 

Firming Agents
Calcium chloride
Calcium lactate

 

Artificial Sweeteners
Saccharin
Aspartame
Acesulfame-K
Sorbitol
Mannitol
Neotame
Sucralose
Maltitol

 

Flavor Enhancers
MSG
Hydrolyzed soy protein
Autolyzed yeast extract
Disodium guanylate
Inosinate

 

Protein Replacers
Soy Protein Isolate (produced by bathing soybeans in a by-product of gasoline)

 

Fat Replacers
Olestra
Cellulose gel
Carrageenan
Polydextrose
Modified food starch
Guar gum
Xanthan gum

 

Emulsifiers
Soy lecithin
Mono- and diglycerides
Polysorbates
Sorbitan monostearate

 

Sugar Replacers
Inulin

 

Artificial Ingredients
Artificial color
Artificial flavor

 

Additional Unacceptable Additives
WFM List

 

Hidden Additives
Manufacturing Ingredients
Chemicals leaching from packaging (if it's beautiful, contrasty, colorful, and shiny, watch out!)