13 food and beverage items not to keep in your frig

We’ve worked hard over the years to find condiments that aren’t overloaded with salt, sugar and fat. So we’ve found low-salt ketchup, low-salt salsa and even a low-salt teriyaki marinade. So I thought I’d be in good shape when I saw this post about the 13 Worst Foods in Your Fridge

I've found two brands of low-sodium,low-sugar ketchup, Westbrae and LocalFolks Foods.
I’ve found two brands of low-sodium,low-sugar ketchup, Westbrae and LocalFolks Foods.

Sure enough, regular ketchup is there, as are pickles (I’ve found low-salt pickles to substitute). I knew regular soda was loaded with sugar but tonic water surprised me, it made the list because of calories.

The biggest surprise on the list for me was flavored yogurt, again because of sugar. I buy yogurt with non-sugar sweeteners, which raises the issue of how safe are those? I’m willing to risk them because life without sweeteners is boring and depressing for me.

Check the list and see what you need to dump from your fridge. Then check our ingredients page for better alternatives.

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