Ten Disappointing Facts About Healthful Foods You Probably Didn’t Know About! #8 Surprised Me A Lot!
1. Low-Fat Yogurt
Yes, the calories are removed. But, do you ever wonder why they still taste sweet and good? Well, the so called healthful low-fat yogurt is packed with artificial sweeteners to make up for all the calories removed.
2. Vitamin Water
Don’t let the word VITAMIN fool you! It’s packed with artificial sweeteners too! Drinking COKE and VITAMIN Water is almost the same thing, except it’s water.
3. Reduced-Fat Peanut Butter
You better get a regular peanut butter than those advertised reduced-fat peanut butter. Why? “Reduced-fat” peanut butter has more carbs, sodium, and sugars.
4. Veggie Burgers
Do you think having the word VEGGIE at your favorite burgers makes it healthful enough? Think again! MOst veggie burgers are packed with textured vegetable protein, hydrolyzed vegetable protein, five different kinds of corn products, and two different kinds of MSG. Talk about over consumption of carbs and sodium in one eating.
5. Light Salad Dressing
If you want a healthful salad, go with the regular salad dressing. The light salad dressing do certainly has fewer calories but the health benefits of it was reduced as well. Think about it.
6. Diet Soda
You might want to get the original soda upon hearing this. Diet soda is packed with more artificial sweeteners. It fools your body and make you crave for more sugar and sweets.
7. Fruit Muffins
Those delicious and often called healthful (because of the fruits) muffins are not really that healthful. Know why? It contains almost the same ingredients with cupcake which is packed with large amount of calories and fat.
8. Veggie Chips
Veggie chips are my favorite. Good tasting and yes, I do believe it’s healthful too. But wait, since the veggie is turned into chips, it means it already undergone some sort of procedure, right? That procedure takes out the good thing that you can get from eating veggies and the saddest part, this veggie chips also contain almost the same number of calories as regular chips.
9. Breakfast Cereals
Not all cereals are made equal. According to some calorie count, there are 19 grams of sugar in one cup of Raisin Bran.
10. Bottled Green Tea
The 61 grams of sugar in a bottle says it all. Enough said!