Have you ever thought about what’s in frosting? It has trans fats from partially hydrogenated vegetable oil. It also has titanium dioxide, caramel color, artificial colors, and propylene glycol. Propylene glycol has been linked to poor kidney health. This are processed frostings, but you can always make your own or find cleaner made frostings.

Pancake syrup is something that we all love but it doesn’t love us. Most syrups they are made with high fructose corn syrup and caramel coloring. This bring on liver damage and coat fat cells to prevent fat lose. When getting syrup, look for grade A maple syrup that is 100% real. Always read the label to make sure that nothing is added to it. Also, use in small amounts because it is still straight sugar.

Bottled smoothies have lost all their fiber when the fruit is blended. Not only does it loose fiber, the nutritional content is decreased and some companies can add sugar. If you choose to drink fruit adding in fiber will increase its health benefits- and again read the label to know what you’re drinking.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Americans ate over 90 grams of added sugar a day in 2014 and that number has only gone up in the following years. The World Health Organization recommend only having 25 grams a day. This amount of sugar leads to type 2 diabetes , heart disease and eventually obesity.

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