When cleaning up your diet, it's likely you removed most packaged items. This is great, but condiments are often the last to go because they seem so harmless, right?
Wrong. Sugar, preservatives, artificial flavors, emulsifiers, and thickening agents … these are common ingredients in store-bought sauces and spreads. Not to mention common allergens like wheat, gluten, and milk solids that sneak their way in.
This is why reading the ingredients list (not just the calorie count) is essential. Here are some simple swaps to guide you and get the last of those not-so-clean culprits out of your fridge.