Non-Dairy Creamer from 8 Things You Should Stop Putting in Your Coffee (Slideshow)

8 Things You Should Stop Putting in Your Coffee (Slideshow)

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Non-Dairy Creamer

Take Coffee Mate powdered creamer or “whitener,” for instance. Corn syrup solids and partially hydrogenated vegetable oils are the first and second ingredients, respectively. These ingredients recreate the mouthfeel of cream, but may be very bad for you. Corn syrup has been questioned as a source of sugar that your body doesn’t necessarily metabolize well, and partially hydrogenated vegetable oil contains trans fats, which can raise your “bad” cholesterol.