You are a fan of ketchup ? Are you sure you are choosing the right product when you go shopping? Not all references are equal!
One of the criticisms of ketchup concerns the quantity of sugars. Depending on the recipes, it can vary from simple to triple. In addition, these sauces contain a significant dose of salt : one serving is enough to cover 5 to 10% of the recommended daily intake. We remind you that salt consumed in excess is conducive to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.
The problem is that cold sauces like ketchup are consumed more and more often by the French. Doses very often exceed the recommended thresholds, particularly on children’s plates.
A previous investigation carried out by 60 Million consumers, published in 2022, warned about this consumption. Top Santé helps you do the best choice at the supermarketwith the app Yuka.
Ketchup: no more than a dab per meal!
As a reminder, ketchup is sauce condiment obtained from tomato, in the form of puree, concentrate or double concentrate. Vinegar, sugar, salt, onions, spices and possibly sweetener-type additives are added.
It is designed to season dishes and must be consumed in small quantities (no more than a hazelnut per meal).
If you consume ketchup regularly, learn to make better choices at the supermarket. A good reference can really make a difference in your health. For this, Top Santé shares with you the best rated references by the Yuka application. Yuka. This mobile application allows you to scan food products and obtain clear information on their impact on health. Here it takes into account the sugar and salt content of the ketchup, its caloric load, its richness in fiber and saturated fat. Preview in pictures.