19 Ingredients to Stay Away from


Unpronounceable ingredients? Don’t touch it. If you cannot pronounce the ingredients, don’t by the product.

Here is a list of ingredients to avoid in your food:

  • castoreum
  • polydimethylsiloxane
  • carmine
  • propylene glycol
  • gelatin
  • sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite
  • phosphoric acid
  • azodicarbonamide
  • ammonium sulfate
  • l-cysteine
  • fructose corn syrup
  • potassium bromate
  • artificial colors
  • artificial and natural flavors
  • monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • artificial sweeteners
  • butylyted hydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated hydrozytoluene (BHT)
  • refined vegetable oils (soybean, canola, corn and peanut)
  • recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH)

Read more here:
The 10 Scariest Ingredients in Processed Food
Ingredients To Avoid In Your Food



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    Mel, I wanted you to know how much I appreciate and enjoy your Online Friday chair yoga classes. It is so nice to see your smiling face and dedication teaching us. I hope that one day soon we will be able to return to the center to meet up again with all our friends.  Stay well and please keep your nice smile.  

    - Irmgard,

    Mel, thank you so much for offering Online Fitness Classes!  I love all your videos.  You provide a great variety of exercises and it can be modified to make it harder which is great.  I was telling everyone because I am used to your style of yoga, when I close my eyes and hear your voice, it’s like we are in the same room.  Much love, Jackie.

    - Jackie St. G.,