Many of us bow at the alter of Nutella, but you may change your tune once you see the ingredients of popular chocolate-hazelnut spread separated. This image, which has circulated the web before and is currently trending on Reddit, shows a normal, blended jar of Nutella next to a jar of the unmixed ingredients. Yeah, that's not nearly as appetizing.
Wow, that is a LOT of sugar. According to their official website, over half a jar of Nutella (56.8% to be exact) is actually just sugar. Somehow that fact is mysteriously missing from the company's slogan, "Just hazelnuts, milk & cocoa makes Nutella."
Most concerning, however, is the palm oil. Besides the devastating effects harvesting palm oil has on the environment, some believe that ingesting palm oil can cause cancer, though Nutella has refuted those claims.
I would love to pretend that all this information would deter me from pigging out on Nutella, but if we are being realistic, I probably will still dig into a jar of it with a spoon.