The Low Down on Pasta Sauce in a Jar

We all do it, we need easy but we also pay for easy. Why not understand a little more about this easy food product, that way the next time you go to purchase pasta sauce you understand what to look for. First off, do you know how much salt is too much salt or how much sugar is too much sugar?
What if I made your life easy and just told you what to look for? I can bore you with the following facts…..
Woman should only have 26g of added sugar a day that’s 6.5 teaspoons
Men 36g, 9 teaspoons
Kids between 4-8 yrs, 12g.
If you didn’t know this already, tomatoes a fruit so it already contains the sugar fructose, so really we don’t need sugar added to these sauces.
Now, let’s talk sodium.
Adults should only be taking in 2,300mg of salt a day
Kids 1,500mg.
Let me put this in perspective for you, 2300mg is only 1 teaspoon!

Okay, okay, blah, blah, let’s get to the good stuff. When you’re looking at pasta sauce labels this is what you want to look for……

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Good luck!

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