Ketchup is one of the most popular condiments on food like hot dogs, hamburgers and french fries – but is it OK to eat on Paleo?
No! Ketchup is NOT Paleo Friendly 👎!
Why is Ketchup NOT Paleo?
Ketchup is not Paleo friendly because of a few key ingredients. While most recipes are primarily made of ingredients that may seem healthy Tomato Paste, Garlic Powder, Vinegar and Corn Syrup many of them main ingredients are NOT OK to eat on Paleo. Another factor that makes this red condiment not OK to eat on Paleo is the preservatives and sugars that are needed to preserve it after bottling.
Store bought bottles often do not meet Paleo standards for all of these reasons plus a few more but if you NEED Ketchup you do have a few options. There are Paleo-friendly recipes that can be found online so you can have your favorite tomato condiment.
Hi there! My name is Estelle and I am a Paleo Lover! I like helping other people learn about the health benefits of the paleo diet.