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The Unhealthiest Pasta Sauces On The Planet

Eat This, Not That! Logo By © Provided by Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 25: <p>By Julia Chatzky</p><p>Some pasta sauces are better off left bottled up.</p><p>When trying to stay slim, pasta isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind as a diet food. And while that might not be surprising, do you know what is? It’s the fact that the pasta itself isn’t the only waistline-widening problem; it’s also what you’re tossing on top of it. That’s right, we’re talking about pasta sauce. It may be shocking to hear, but some of the most popular store-bought bottles are just as waist-widening as the carbs they coat.</p><p>Here’s the deal: The sauce you can make on your stove is made from simple ingredients. On the other hand, the sauce you get from the store is made from a list of unwarranted ingredients like soybean oil, added sugars, excess sodium, and preservatives. </p><p>To help you avoid the worst of the bunch, Eat This, Not That! has rounded up these 18 unhealthiest pasta sauces. To qualify for our list, these jars had to contain added sugars — which have no place in sauce as tomatoes are sweet enough — use inflammatory vegetable oils instead of heart-healthy olive oil, and are saturated in belly-bloating salt. Discover which you should steer clear of on your next grocery trip, and then read up on more ways to slim down your pasta dish with these <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/pasta-weight-loss">40 Ultimate Pasta Tips to Stay Skinny</a>.</p>

The Unhealthiest Pasta Sauces On The Planet

By Julia Chatzky

Some pasta sauces are better off left bottled up.

When trying to stay slim, pasta isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind as a diet food. And while that might not be surprising, do you know what is? It’s the fact that the pasta itself isn’t the only waistline-widening problem; it’s also what you’re tossing on top of it. That’s right, we’re talking about pasta sauce. It may be shocking to hear, but some of the most popular store-bought bottles are just as waist-widening as the carbs they coat.

Here’s the deal: The sauce you can make on your stove is made from simple ingredients. On the other hand, the sauce you get from the store is made from a list of unwarranted ingredients like soybean oil, added sugars, excess sodium, and preservatives.

To help you avoid the worst of the bunch, Eat This, Not That! has rounded up these 18 unhealthiest pasta sauces. To qualify for our list, these jars had to contain added sugars — which have no place in sauce as tomatoes are sweet enough — use inflammatory vegetable oils instead of heart-healthy olive oil, and are saturated in belly-bloating salt. Discover which you should steer clear of on your next grocery trip, and then read up on more ways to slim down your pasta dish with these 40 Ultimate Pasta Tips to Stay Skinny.

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