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Welcome back to the show we're at consumer reports testing facility and I'm here with one of my favorite -- favorite consumer reports people Todd marks.
We're talking about the claims that companies make on their products we go to the grocery store.
Now tied to -- some of this may -- -- all the consumers who have the wrong attitude when they walk into.
-- -- Consumer what -- -- -- and heightened state their homes are -- either it's either very hot it's hot state.
So they -- they want to believe good things they want to think that they're making excellent choices when it comes to nutrition when it comes to values.
And they love to see pretty -- pretty packaging pretty colors they wanna see value -- one CDs help those that make them feel really good about their decision how.
-- well here's a plane right here and I think this looks good to me -- 25% more Armand Hammer all who wouldn't want more of anything that sounds great.
But when you look -- deeper you see it's 45%.
More than the forty ounce detergents.
It's the fiftieth package you're comparing it to California well of course it's more than forty forty ounces of more than fifty of the any school he knows that so I call that the kingdom and colonias comparison it's meaningless but how about this.
Now Peter Pan peanut butter and they have no high fructose corn -- and that's a good thing absolutely but what -- what they don't tell you is as important as what they do tell you.
Sure there's no high fructose corn -- and we all applaud that.
But it doesn't tell you that there is partially hydrogenated.
Fat in here and that's not so good.
That's not good for you at all but here's one of my favorite things to talk about things I.
So the people who make cornstarch.
In there with them they've fortified -- with -- Well I want.
Why didn't do that they want to put things in the products that aren't supposed to be there in the first place we'll hoping that I want to pick it up.
The products they all over the place who doesn't think healthy and not good for you but.
He's gonna look at the product is being put into would you -- -- -- like cornstarch.
With calcium I guess that's okay for it won't hurt you what to make -- claim to be honest.
Cornstarch is also uses a six footer for sauces and frankly I don't hear that Kevin you're not gonna come.
-- -- -- like -- -- -- so you're gonna get very little benefit from it.
So I love trust gets through who have a problem with this I'm very upset at what Christians -- better than a lot of crackers.
Because they're not flying.
But -- not exactly -- health food either.
However to look at the label he.
You see -- help reduce the risk of heart today and Carlton you and we like that.
But you know it's like we -- -- diet of one particular type -- certainly say hey this can help your heart.
First of all very few people are doing that.
But the real thing is that you're trying to portray -- snack food as helpful.
It's a little disingenuous.
It may be better -- a -- and they're not telling you again is that six crackers -- -- 120 calories.
And four grams of fat and how many of us up at six.
I love what you said about these potatoes now these things look pretty darn good they -- really.
And -- -- you see today is a lot of proteins Packers are actually doing the old.
Kind of I -- the super model approach it looks really good on one side but without make up.
It doesn't look so attractive now what we've seen and we see this with things like recruits and women's -- She's she's got a one side and they had actually mimics the color of the product inside Pittman should look beautiful one actually -- I -- -- -- what I need right here.
What then when you put this -- -- -- clear plastic.
And then you see warts and all including -- always in all actually got to look at both sides of the story to find out.
What you're getting love it OK so.
Bottom line what we want itself -- read the -- you've got to read the label don't be seduced by pretty packaging don't look for blaring claims.
Look at the nutrition facts labels on the side read the -- -- of the ingredients and again don't fall for pretty.
It's always good he's tied you're not just your pretty face here -- Smart -- thanks so much money went back.
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