Sugar-free jam is not so sugar free because it has sugar replacements such as artificial sweeteners. It is important to pick a jam that is low in sugar and is not filled with artificial ingredients. Use it sparingly because it could still be too sweet.

Nilla Wafers are not the cookie to use when making banana pudding anymore. They are made with soybean oil, high fructose corn syrup, and partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil. With its inflammatory properties it’s better to look for a healthier alternative.

Sugar-free jello is made from artificial flavor, aspartame, and acesulfame potassium. If you want jello there are homemade recipes that can cut out the bad stuff and still give you a good dessert.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Flavored rice is made with diglycerides and corn syrup solids. Diglycerides are food emulsifiers that are made up of trans fats. Then they add in the corn syrup solids that are usually found in desert. If you are going to have rice, make it brown rice and add in your own seasonings.

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