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26 Awful Ingredients Everyone Still Uses—But Shouldn’t!

Eat This, Not That! Logo By The Editors of Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 27: We’ll admit it: Making your own meals is a well-intentioned effort that many people don’t get enough credit for doing. Whether you have a crazy-busy schedule or would rather just squeeze in a workout than slave in the kitchen, cooking isn’t always the most exciting part of your day. So if you want to cut corners in the kitchen, make sure you aren’t doing it with the wrong ingredients. Even the most well-intentioned cooks might be hurting their waistlines with artery-clogging foods.Are you still using any of these bad ingredients in processed foods? Cross check our list below with your pantry so you reach for the right foods the next time you fire up the stove. And for more genius food swaps, smart nutrition, and weight loss tips, sign up for the Eat This, Not That! magazine here!

Awful Ingredients Everyone Still Uses—But Shouldn’t!

We’ll admit it: Making your own meals is a well-intentioned effort that many people don’t get enough credit for doing. Whether you have a crazy-busy schedule or would rather just squeeze in a workout than slave in the kitchen, cooking isn’t always the most exciting part of your day. So if you want to cut corners in the kitchen, make sure you aren’t doing it with the wrong ingredients. Even the most well-intentioned cooks might be hurting their waistlines with artery-clogging foods.

Are you still using any of these bad ingredients in processed foods? Cross check our list below with your pantry so you reach for the right foods the next time you fire up the stove. And for more genius food swaps, smart nutrition, and weight loss tips, sign up for the Eat This, Not That! magazine here!

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