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30 Healthy Foods That Nutritionists Never Eat

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30 Healthy Foods That Nutritionists Never Eat


In recent years a lot of people have become concerned with taking care of themselves and marketers have noticed that as a result almost every label you see at the grocery store now comes covered in buzzwords like [natural], [healthy] or [superfood] in an attempt to make everything you are eating look healthier than it really is. Yet if you really look at the ingredients you would see that these so called health foods are just junk food in disguise to save you some time we have created a list of 30 foods that nutritionists are begging people to avoid.

Açaí Bowls

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Açaí bowls seem like a healthy snack, but they can be extremely high in calories and sugar when loaded with toppings like granola, nut butters, coconut, and fruit.

Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is full of saturated fat when some claim saturated fat is not bad for you the jury still out on the popular oil. As a result nutritionists recommend using monounsaturated fats like olive oils or avocado instead.

Flavored Yogurt

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Flavored different of yogurt are almost always packed with sugar and artificial flavors.

Boxed Vegetable Pastas

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The distinction between normal pasta and vegetable pasta are so small that it doesn’t make a difference for your health. Instead try substituting pasta with spiraled vegetables or spaghetti squash.

Flavored Instant Oatmeal

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A lot of instant oat meals that are flavored are loaded with sugar and sodium. Instant oatmeal should have less than 6 grams of sugar and 140 milligrams of salt per serving.

Packaged Smoothies

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Not only pre-made smoothies often packed with sugars, fat and calories but they don’t keep people full for long.

Pretzels

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Even if they might be considered a healthy snack pretzels are a refined carbohydrate that means they are made of sugar. Apart from not having any nutritional value they are easy to overeat since they are not so filling.

Veggie Chips

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No matter what the chip is made of even veggies a food fried in saturated and trans fats is not doing anything good for your health.

Diet Soda

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Diet soda saves you from calories and sugar but the sugar substitutes and artificial flavors can be worse for your health.

Protein Cookies

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Protein cookies may appear to be healthier but they are not any better than a typical processed baked good.

Granola

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Packaged granola is often loaded with fats and sugars not to mention just a single serving often consists of hundreds of calories making the small snack not so small.

Protein Bars

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Protein bars are very processed and consists of artificial flavors and hidden sugars they are meant to be a meal replacement yet fail to keep people full for long.

Canned Whipped Cream

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While it looks like a light addition to a dessert canned whipped cream is full of high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils and artificial flavors.

Reduced-Fat Nut Butters

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Fat free or reduced nut butters like peanut butter are packed with extra sugar and often have the same amount of calories as natural versions.

Diet Freezer Meals

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Not only are frozen diet meals pumped with sodium as a preservative but they fail to maintain people full for long because they lack enough filling vegetables and whole grains.

Vegetarian Meat

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Veggie burgers and fake meats are typically made with questionable processed ingredients such as soy xantham gum and canola oil.

Beef Jerky

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In order to preserve the meat jerkies are loaded with preservatives like salt that leads to water retention and bloating as a result.

Fat-Free Salad Dressing

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A lot of vitamins in salads really need fat to be absorbed and used by the body so a bit of regular dressing is not necessarily a bad thing without any healthy fats you can miss out on many nutrients that are in greens and vegetables.

Fat-Free Frozen Yogurt

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Like other fat lessen foods fat free yogurt can have almost twice the amount of sugar as full fat options.

Gluten-Free Snacks

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Just because it’s gluten free actually doesn’t mean it’s healthier in fact packaged gluten free snacks are often full of added , salt, sugars and saturated fats.

Veggie Straws

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Veggie sticks and straws are not really nutrient dense and are about as healthy as regular potato chips.

Juice

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Packaged or even fresh juices are very high in sugar and lack the fibers that whole fruits provide that help adjust blood sugar and main you full.

Agave Nectar

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A lot packaged agave nectars are so processed and high amounts of the sweet syrup can strain the liver since it goes straight to the organ instead of raising blood sugar.

Bottled Coffee

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Pre made coffees including some cold brew coffee and teas are actually full of added sugars and can be unnecessarily high in calories.

Fat-Free Cheese

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Not only are they not satisfying but also fat free cheeses are full of saturated fats.

Light Mayo

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While light mayo has half the calories sugars and other processed ingredients are added to make up for the flavor.

Canned Soup

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Canned soups are  extremely high in sodium and less nutritious than fresh soups made at home with fresh ingredients.

Trail Mix

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Not only are packaged trail mixes often full of sugar, salt, oils and pieces of candy but people often forget how small a serving size of trail mix really is.

Kombucha

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While trendy kombucha is fermented yeast when fermented foods can be good for you fermented yeast is not a great idea for most people with an overgrowth of yeast in their digestive tracts.

Store-Bought Salad Dressing

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While you need some fats to absorb fat-soluble vitamins pre made salad dressings are full of cheap filler oils,  and preservatives.

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