Yeah? You sure? Now what if we look at the labels, still want that one?
Here's quick break down of the nutrition label, or at least the items that should be jumping out at you:
Stabilizers (Common in Dairy products)
Light (low fat)
Stabilizers, Sorbic Acid, & Vitamin A Palmitate
Stabilizer, Sorbic Acid, Tripolyphosphate, Sugar, Artifical Color, Potassium Sorbate, Calcium Propionate, Carrageean, Sodium Phosphate, Artificial Flavor!!!
True, Fat Free has the least amount of Calories and Fat. Most would stop right there and drop it in the cart. But let's continue to look closer... Look at all the Sodium, that's almost double than regular, and look at the number of Questionable Ingredients! Do you really want all of that in your body? Let's find out...
Stabilizers = Are substances or chemicals that allow food ingredients, which do not mix well, to remain in a homogenous state after blending.
*Keep in mind that these products need at least some chemicals (stabilizers) to maintain a shelf life.
Sorbic Acid/ Potassium Sorbate = An organic compound used as a preservative and humectant in foods and cosmetics. The salts of sorbic acid (calcium, sodium and potassium) are used due to their ability to dissolve in water.
Vitamin A Palmitate = An essential vitamin required for fetal/child growth and development, normal vision, skin health, and immune function.Found in fortified foods: dairy products, blue cheese, margarine, cereal, and juice.