EWG Overall Score Breakdown
The product score is based on weighted scores for nutrition, ingredient and processing concerns. Generally, nutrition counts most, ingredient concerns next and degree of processing least. The weighted scores are added together to determine the final score. Read more about scores here.
EWG scored on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns, and the degree of processing. Read the full scoring methodology.
Considers calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, protein, fiber and fruit, vegetable and nut content to differentiate between healthful and less healthful foods. For more information on nutrition concerns, read our full methodology.
Contains ingredients that may contribute small amounts of unhealthy artificial trans fats: Palm Oil, Canola Oil, Propylene Glycol Esters of Fatty Acids, and Mono And Diglycerides Of Fatty Acids [read more]
EWG calculates that this product is 46% sugar by weight and contains 10 teaspoons of added and natural sugar per serving [read more]
Contains a high level of saturated fat [read more]
Contains 21% of the Institute of Medicine's daily sodium (salt) recommendations based on adequate intake [read more]
Contains 1 added fiber ingredient(s): Cellulose Microcrystalline [read more]
Considers food additives, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and contaminants like mercury and BPA, which can affect human health and the environment. For more information on ingredient concerns, read methodology.
This product is not certified organic [read more]
Ingredient(s) likely derived from antibiotic-treated animals [read more]
Ingredient(s) derived from animals that may have been treated with hormones and/or growth promoters [read more]
Contains synthetic food dyes [read more]
Rice-based ingredients may contain arsenic [read more]
This product has 9 ingredients with concerns as well as some contamination concerns:
Estimates how much the food has been processed. Considers many factors, chief among them, modification of individual ingredients from whole foods and number of artificial ingredients. For more information on processing concerns, read our full methodology.
Product has been classified as having high processing concerns
Products with moderate and high processing concerns generally have more artificial ingredients, more ingredients that have been significantly modified from whole foods, and more ingredients overall.
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