20 Foods Praised by Millions as Healthy That Actually Do More Harm Than Good

Pretzels

10 Foods Praised by Millions as Healthy That Actually Do More Harm Than Good

Pretzels, the all-time healthy snack praised by millions throughout the world as a solid low-fat crunch, turns out to lack nutritional value. They also have high levels of sodium and almost no protein. If the craving is that bad, then you can occasionally pair pretzels with food that is high in protein and fiber (low-fat cheese or an apple).

Veggie chips

10 Foods Praised by Millions as Healthy That Actually Do More Harm Than Good

Don’t be surprised to find out that the actual veggie in a veggie chip is so small, thin, and highly processed (no matter if it’s baked or fried) that the nutritional value from it just disappears. Go for raw veggies!

Processed “fat-free“ and ”low-fat” foods

10 Foods Praised by Millions as Healthy That Actually Do More Harm Than Good

Saturated fat was announced as the enemy, and food manufacturers rushed to remove it from their products. The problem is that food doesn’t taste good when the fat is removed, so manufacturers found a simple solution: adding more sugar. Saturated fat is relatively harmless, but sugar is not.

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