The Most Common Foods that Diets Exclude (and What You Should Eat Instead)

Between the Atkins diet, vegan diets, gluten-free diets and the paleo diet, there are so many different types of diets that it can be hard to keep up! However, most of these diets actually have something in common: they exclude the foods listed below. We’ve done a bit of sleuthing to figure out why these foods are excluded from the most popular diets and what you should be eating as an alternative.

While you may be sad to see some of your favorite foods on this list, the good news is that there are plenty of healthy alternatives that will make the transition to eating better much easier. Your body and your waistline will thank you!

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