Adding the sugar makes the product taste better and makes it more appealing to children. Salt, as you know, if ingested in large quantities over time can cause high blood pressure. There are approximately 2 cups of sugar in a 1.3-liter bottle of ketchup! Can you imagine? Did you even know there was that much sugar?
The typical serving of ketchup is about two tablespoons, and in that serving, there are about two teaspoons of sugar. There is something you can do – make your own ketchup. That way you can see what goes into it and control the ingredients.
Watch the video below to see how easy it is to make your own ketchup -and the taste is unbelievable!
Please share this with your friends. Be an informed consumer – always read the food label to find out what you are eating.