Hospital food doesn't tend to conjure images of gourmet cuisine or down-home victuals. In fact, most people tend to turn up their nose at the very thought of the bland meals that hospitals are known for serving.
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Consumers are getting smarter about the food they eat. We know to check labels for the levels of sodium and saturated fat, and that "high fructose corn syrup" is still sugar. Most of us hit a wall though when it comes to ingredients such as malodextrin, flavonoids and silicon dioxide. What are these ingredients found in the foods we eat and drink?