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Registered Dietitians Say You Should Avoid These Five Foods At All Costs!

We know how difficult it can be to avoid your favorite foods, especially when manufacturers ensure that they taste great and are impossible to resist!

Deposit Photos | It is often impossible to resist your favorite foods!

But, you know what they say, the things you love hurt you the most.

These foods provide no nutritional benefit to you, and in most cases, are causing you harm than you are aware of. As such, to dodge the health risks that come with these often packaged goods, we’re here to run you through some of the foods that you should avoid at all costs.

1. Canned Fruits

Do you know why canned fruits are always so delicious? Sugar, sugar, and some more sugar. Another way of saying “fruits canned in light/heavy syrup” is fruits doused in liquid sugar. What’s so wrong about that? An excess of sugar in the human body can lead to hypoglycemia, weight gain, and other heart-related problems. Fruits are naturally sweet and have no need for extra sugar being added to them.

That being said, if you’re used to the convenience of canned fruits, make sure to read the packaging and get those that are canned in water or 100% natural juices.

2. Non-dairy Coffee Creamer

Unnatural coffee creamers contain hydrogenated oils, which are used by manufacturers to increase the shelf life of products. They are very harmful for you because the consumption of these oils on a regular basis causes an increase of “bad cholesterol” in the body while lowering “good cholesterol” levels, which increases the risk of heart diseases.

Some creamers also contain high-fructose corn syrup, an ingredient that can be extremely harmful to your liver and can cause gastrointestinal issues. It’s best to substitute these unnatural creamers with any type of milk including almond, cashew, oat, or coconut milk.

Deposit Photos | Foods with hydrogenated oils are poison for you

3. Diet Soda

Did you know that there are about 39 grams of sugar in a can of coke? Think about that the next time you find yourself reaching for a can of diet soda.

These packaged drinks are filled to the brim with artificial sweeteners, which are even worse than regular sugar! Nutritionists have linked the use of diet sugar with diabetes, cancer, and gastrointestinal issues. A good substitute? Go for fresh juices and smoothies that will provide your body with the nutritional benefits it requires and will keep you healthy in the long run.

4. White flour-based cereal

Are you habitual of experiencing low energy levels, mood swings, or cravings, even when you’ve had a big breakfast of your favorite cereal? Well, you might want to grab the box now to check if it’s made of white flour.

Cereals are a great form of breakfast that can keep you healthy and energized for the day. However, if your cereal is made primarily from white flour, you might want to start avoiding it now. White-flour based cereals contain high levels of carbohydrates that can cause your blood sugar to dip or shoot unexpectedly.

5. Instant Noodles

Recently, the popularity of instant Ramen noodles has skyrocketed around the world. The next time you see the word “instant” on any packaged food, we suggest that you just avoid it altogether, no matter how much you’re craving it.

Deposit Photos | The instant noodles craze has gotten too out of hand

Just think about what the manufacturers have to do to make foods “instant”. These foods have probably been stripped of all their nutritional benefits, and now include stuff that is nothing but harmful for your body. Additionally, instant noodles have a very high amount of monosodium glutamate (MSG), which is a flavor enhancer with an addictive twist that leaves consumers hungry and begging for more.

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