Posts Tagged ‘maltodextrin’
Choose Wisely – Stevia
Choose Wisely # 20 The market for Stevia has started blossoming into quite the selection as many manufacturers are jumping on the Stevia bandwagon. Most grocery stores and even corner markets now carry some form of Stevia. But before you just purchase a package of Stevia, make sure you check the ingredients. Many brands have…Read More
Hidden Sugars in Melba Toast?
Become a Label Detective: Melba toast may contain dextrose and/or maltodextrin. These are both on the hidden sugar list. Your ingredients should be flour, water and salt. Many are stalling or gaining when using this product. I recommend making your own grissini or buying it locally and completely avoiding Melba Toast. Some stevia brands also…Read More
Carol’s Facebook Quick Tips #22 If you were to see me in the grocery store today you’d see I become somewhat of a Sherlock Holmes. Okay, no pipe and no magnifying glasses (yet) but I have become a “Label Detective” for sure. My lasted investigation: Carrageenan. Although it’s not as bad as some ingredients I…Read More
Careful of food additives
Carol’s Facebook Quicktips #2 Those darn processed food additives! Even though there is a lot of controversy on it, I try to avoid anything with Maltodextrin in the ingredient list. It is produced from rice, potato or corn starch. It is know to contain MSG and it doesn’t need to state that on the ingredient…Read More