What you eat can do you as much harm as good. Even when you're vigilant about the things you can see--choosing brown rice over white and snacking on fruits instead of chips--there is always danger in what you don't see. Sweeteners, MSG, and artificial additives in your food are things we aren't always aware of. Read on and be informed about five food ingredients that bear watching.

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(First published in Women's Health Magazine, Healthy Dose section as "Eat Right, Stay Healthy" in November 2009; adapted for use in Female Network)

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