Quiz: Can You Guess These 3 Foods by Their Nutrition Labels?

 

As Brain Warriors, we pride ourselves on reading nutrition labels and making smart choices when it comes to food shopping. But just how good are you at reading those labels?

I hit the grocery store the other day and looked at the ingredients on some very popular food items—actually, more like anti-nutrition items! If you’re committed to living a brain healthy life, you’ve given up eating most packaged and processed foods, but you might have indulged in these items at some point in your life.

It’s time for a little test. Look at the following three ingredient lists and let me know what brand name food you think they correspond to. You can put your answers in the comments section on my Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/TanaAmenBSNRN

Ready, Warriors? Let the guessing begin! (And share this quiz with your friends and family to help grow the #BrainWarriorsTribe.)

Food Product #1
Whole grain oats
Sugar
Oat flour
Corn syrup
Modified corn starch
Corn starch
Dextrose
Salt
Gelatin
Trisodium phosphate
Yellows 5 & 6
Red 40
Blue 1
Other color added
Natural and artificial flavor
Vitamin E
Calcium carbonate
Zinc and iron
Vitamin C
B Vitamin (niacinamide)
Vitamin B6
Vitamin B1
Vitamin A
B vitamin (folic acid)
Vitamin B12
Vitamin D3

Food Product #2
Corn syrup
High fructose corn syrup
Water
Cellulose gum
Caramel color
Salt
Natural and artificial flavor
Sodium benzoate
Sorbic acid
Sodium hexametaphosphate

Food Product #3
Milk chocolate (sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, lactose, skim milk, milkfat, soy lecithin, artificial flavor)
Peanuts
Corn syrup
Sugar
Skim milk
Butter
Milkfat
Partially hydrogenated soybean oil
Lactose
Salt
Egg whites
Artificial flavor

Related Blogs

Rest: Is It Good for You or Just Laziness?
In today’s fast-paced, information-overload world, it’s no wonder that many of us struggle with simply...
The 4 Secrets to Being Your Best
We all know that life is complicated, so it can be helpful to break down...
Beat the Cold Weather by Heating Up Your Love Life
Baby, it’s cold outside—but your love connection doesn’t have to be! Just because we’re feeling...
How to Process Your Emotions in a Healthy, Productive Way
In addition to being the official kickoff to the new year and the time when...
Shocking Insights About the Impacts of Light Drinking
Do you like to have the occasional glass of wine with dinner or a margarita,...
5 Ridiculously Easy Meditation Tips for Beginners
For those of us coming fresh off the hustle and bustle of the holiday season...
3 Steps to Improve Your Quality of Life This Winter
The last few years haven’t been a walk in the park for any of us....
Could New Year’s Resolutions Actually Be Harming Your Health?
We all know the old song and dance: We’ve closed out yet another calendar year...
Strength Training for Seniors: It's Not Too Late to Start!
Many of you already know that strength training is one of my favorite forms of...