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
Oat flour
Corn syrup
Modified corn starch
Corn starch
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
Cellulose gum
Caramel color
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)
Corn syrup
Skim milk
Partially hydrogenated soybean oil
Egg whites
Artificial flavor

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