78 Ingredients we say "NO-NO" to!

Unacceptable Ingredients for Food at the Better Health Stores

The following list contains ingredients that Better Health Market finds unacceptable in food products. We reserve the right to change this list at any time. This list is intended for illustrative purposes for our shoppers.

A

acesulfame-K (acesulfame potassium)
acetylated esters of mono- and diglycerides
ammonium chloride
artificial colors
artificial flavors
aspartame
azodicarbonamide

B
benzoates in food
benzoyl peroxide
BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)
BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)
bleached flour
bromated flour
brominated vegetable oil (BVO)

C
calcium bromate
calcium disodium EDTA
calcium peroxide
calcium propionate
calcium saccharin
calcium sorbate
calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate
caprocaprylobehenin
carmine
certified colors
cyclamates
cysteine (l-cysteine), as an additive for bread products

D
DATEM (Diacetyl tartaric and fatty acid esters of mono and diglycerides)
dimethylpolysiloxane
dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS)
disodium calcium EDTA
disodium dihydrogen EDTA
disodium guanylate
disodium inosinate

E
EDTA
ethyl vanillin
ethylene oxide
ethoxyquin

F
FD & C colors
foie gras

G
GMP (disodium guanylate)

H
hexa-, hepta- and octa-esters of sucrose
high fructose corn syrup
hydrogenated fats

I
IMP (disodium inosinate)
irradiated foods

L
lactylated esters of mono- and diglycerides
lead soldered cans

M
methyl silicon
methylparaben
microparticularized whey protein derived fat substitute
monosodium glutamate (MSG)

N
natamycin
nitrates/nitrites

P
partially hydrogenated oil
polydextrose
potassium benzoate
potassium bromate
potassium sorbate
propionates
propyl gallate
propylparaben

S
saccharin
sodium aluminum sulfate
sodium benzoate
sodium diacetate
sodium glutamate
sodium nitrate/nitrite
sodium propionate
sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate
solvent extracted oils, as standalone single-ingredient oils (except grapeseed oil).
sorbic acid
sucralose
sucroglycerides
sucrose polyester
sulfites (except in wines, meads and ciders)
T
TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)
tetrasodium EDTA

V
vanillin