The foods you must avoid
THERE is nothing unfamiliar here: these foods are all popular grocery store staples. But whether you are looking to lose weight or stay healthy, these are the foods you should avoid. Processed meats: High in calories, fat and sodium. Consuming these products regularly (meaning several times a week) puts you at risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Any meat that has been salted or endured a chemical process –– such as hot dogs and lunch meats –– fall into this category. Mayonnaise: Okay, nobody is fooling themselves into thinking that mayonnaise is a health food, but you may not realize just how unhealthy it is. One tablespoon contains 90 calories, 10g of fat, and and 90 mg of sodium. This is one condiment that should be used very sparingly. Frozen dinners: People just love convenience, and this has helped frozen dinners to become a mainstay at the grocery store. While some manufacturers have worked to create healthier options, most are exceptionally high in calories and sodium. Margarine: It gained its foothold in the market because consumers were choosing it as the healthy alternative to fatty, sinful butter. But margarine is chock full of hydrogenated oils (trans-fats) which are known to cause cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and more. — Fitday