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Morton Iodized Salt: What’s In It?

Morton Iodized Salt: What’s In It?

What’s in Morton Iodized Salt? There are four ingredients: salt, calcium silicate, sugar, and potassium iodide. Morton uses the sciencey name dextrose for sugar, but dextrose is sugar. The amount of sugar in your salt is too small to trigger sugar cravings, but isn’t it troubling to find sugar showing up in your salt! Let’s review the ingredients to understand what they are and why they are present. Salt is a mineral and...

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Smucker’s Peanut Butter: What’s In It?

Smucker’s Peanut Butter: What’s In It?

Smucker’s Peanut Butter: What’s In It? This post kicks off a new feature that highlights some of the ingredients in processed foods commonly served in restaurants and sold in grocery stores. These posts will appear in the new What’s In It? section. What’s in Smucker’s Peanut Butter? The main ingredients are roasted peanuts and SUGAR. How much sugar is not clear, but its more than 2 percent of the total. High...

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