Recently in Israel Heinz ketchup wasbanned due to its low content oftomato. However, this is not the only problem with this product. Namely, it contains numerous chemicals and GMO compounds that seriously affect the human health. Moreover, it doesn’t have nutritional value.
1 – HEINZ KETCHUP CONTAINS HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
Heinz ketchup has high amounts of fructose corn syrup and it is a toxic chemical made from corn that is genetically modified. When ingested, the ingredient leads to a sudden sharp peak of blood sugar level and could even damage your liver.
Moreover, the frequent consumption of this chemical is related with the incidence of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes,as it was found in numerous studies. Moreover, it can weaken your immunity.
Recently, it has been discovered that the high fructose corn syrup is loaded with mercury. As it’s commonly known, mercury is a heavy metal that has someproperties that areextremely toxic. Therefore, numerous medical experts recommend that people need to avoid consumption of any product containing high fructose corn syrup.
2 – IT CONTAINS SUGARAND DISTILLED VINEGAR
Heinz ketchup contains distilled vinegar and sugar. Each serving contains around 4 grams of sugar, one serving is about 1 tablespoon. Therefore, just a small tablespoon is going to provide you with unhealthy amount of sugar in only1 meal.
The distilled vinegar also comes from genetically modified corn that is also treated with pesticidesandtoxic chemicals. In addition, it contains high amounts of sugar that is also GMO.
The high sugar consumption without any other nutrients or fiber could lead to drastic peak of blood sugar levels. This has been associated with liver damageandpancreas.
3 – IT HAS NO NUTRITIONAL VALUE
One very important reason why you need to avoid consuming Heinz ketchup is that it contains no nutrients. It lacks fiber, proteinsor any other mineralandvitamin. It contains just a small amount of tomato paste that has almost insignificant amount of cooked lycopene.
Heinz ketchup is generally made of GMO products, sugar andchemicals. In addition, you need to avoid any food that has the similar ingredients. You should try to substitute Heinz ketchup with some other natural ingredients.