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Listerine Naturals is not natural

Further proof that “Natural” is a meaningless marketing term

Upon my doctor’s recommendation, I went to our neighborhood pharmacy to pick up some Listerine mouthwash. I was excited to find the bottle of “Listerine Naturals.” Inside the bottle was a clear liquid, a noticeable contrast to the impossibly blue “Cool Mint” version sitting on the shelf next to it. Eager to figure out the difference between the regular stuff and the “natural” version, I started comparing the labels.

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Many Names for Sugar

Sugar is sugar is sugar is sugar!

Most “natural” products don’t list the word “sugar” anywhere in the ingredients list. Instead, they list various other types of refined, concentrated sources of sugar, like brown rice syrup or honey.

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