Del Monte Alfredo Cheese & Herb Pasta Sauce contains water, cheese (22%), edible vegetable oil (soya bean oil), cream, onion, starch (wheat), thickener (IN 457), iodized salt, dehydrated garlic (0.4%), and spices and condiments.
The quantity of salt contained in the product is mentioned as 1.12 gm (458.5 mg sodium) per 100 gm of the product. This may not sound a lot, but if it is consumed regularly and throughout the day along with meals, it can pose a problem to the health of kids or adults consuming it. High sodium diets have been known to be the cause of high blood pressure, heart disease, etc. The recommended daily intake of salt is between 1-3 grams.
It contains an edible vegetable oil- certain vegetable oils contain very large amounts of biologically active fats called Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which could be harmful in excess.
The foodnetindia rating for this product :-
foodnetindia safety rating: 7 -(On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unsafe to very safe)
Condiments like these are usually consumed in small quantity, therefore, we do not consider the high salt content nor the soybean oil to be a major problem. This is a safe product.
foodnetindia wholesomeness rating : 7 – (On a scale of 1 to 10 from very unbalanced nutrition profile to excellent nutrition profile)
This product can be a good addition to an otherwise wholesome meal.
Ingredients of concern in Del Monte Alfredo Cheese & Herbs Pasta Sauce
- Edible Vegetable Oil
High sodium diets have been known to be the cause of high blood pressure, heart disease, etc. The recommended daily intake of salt is between 1-3 grams.
Edible Vegetable Oil
Certain vegetable oils contain very large amounts of biologically active fats called Omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, which could be harmful in excess. Excess polyunsaturated fats may react with oxygen and oxidised Omega-6 fats can damage body functions and perhaps even vital structures like DNA. In addition, some people may be allergic to specific oils. Food allergies can sometimes be life threatening.
Ingredients present which are not a concern:
- Cheese (22%)
- Soya bean oil
- Starch (wheat)
- Thickener (IN 457)
- Dehydrated garlic (0.4%)
- Spices and condiments
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