It feels like whenever you turn on the news, there’s a new food that’s detrimental to your health. Whether it’s an alternative to butter or a “sugar-free” carbonated beverage, some foods that are marketed as healthy soon prove to be worse than the product they replaced. From snacks to sodas, here are eight common foods and drinks that are actually unhealthy for you.
The best thing you can do next time you find yourself wandering the aisles at the grocery store? Choose the foods that have been processed the least. Read the labels and be sure to avoid refined sugars, high amounts of sodium and anything with too much trans fat. When in doubt, buy the basics and make it yourself from scratch.
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