It’s Sad Really, What Is In Our Food

Yesterday, I posted a healthy version of Sherried English Trifle. I mentioned the ingredients I used to use in this wonderful dessert. So just in case you buy Entenmann’s or Sara Lee pound cake, here are the ingredients. Please think twice about buying these products. They are not good for you.


These are advertised at “All Butter” . . . Ha!


Sugar , Wheat Flour Bleached , Eggs , Water , Butter ,Soybeans Oil , Corn Starch Modified , Whey ( Milk ) ,Glycerine , Dextrose , Leavening ( Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate , Baking Soda , Monocalcium Phosphate ), Mono and Diglycerides , Glyceryl Lacto Esters of Fatty Acids , Flavors Artificial , Salt , Sorbitan Monostearate ,Soy Lecithin , Preservative ( Potassium Sorbate , Sorbic Acid , Sodium Propionate ) , Xanthan Gum , Guar Gum ,Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate , Polysorbate 60 , Caramel Color

Sarah Lee

Eggs, enriched bleached flour (wheat flour, niacin, iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sugar, butter (cream, salt),high fructose corn syrup, mono- and diglycerides.

Jello Vanilla Pudding

Product_Pudding_Dessert_vanillaSugar, Modified Food Starch, Contains less than 2% of Natural and Artificial Flavor, Salt, Disodium Phosphate and Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate (For Thickening), Mono- and Diglycerides (Prevent Foaming), Artificial Color, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Bha (Preservative)

Cool Whip

Cool WhipWater, hydrogenated vegetable oil (including coconut and palm oils), high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, skimmed milk, light cream, and less than 2% sodium caseinate (a milk derivative), natural and artificial flavor, xanthan and guar gums, polysorbate 60, sorbitan monostearate, and beta carotene (as a coloring).


  • Insightful information here! Maybe you would be interested in contributing to the health food blog, Don’t Stop Eating. Articles like this one would be perfect for the blog! ­čÖé

  • Thank you Mauro, I think that would be wonderful. I’m sorry I just came across this comment, or I would have responded sooner.