Home-made Pasta Sauce vs Pasta Sauce in a Jar

HealthCastle.com has published an article comparing the ingredients and nutrition values of “Ragu” roasted garlic sauce and home-made tomato pasta suace.

By using fresh tomatoes in the home-made sauce, they were able to reduce the sodium content by a whopping 53 times from the jarred sauce! In addition, home-made sauce also skips the chemical additives like sulphites (a preservative that some people are allergic to), calcium chloride (stabilizer and thickener), and citric acid.