If you want to be healthy and lose weight, you should avoid some foods, and you probably consume them because they fall into the category of popular food.
Processed Meat Products
Processed meat products are rich in calories, fats and sodium. The regular consumption of processed meat products, which would mean a few times a week, increases the risk to be obese, to develop diabetes, heart diseases and cancer.
Low Fat Food
For decades, the shelves in the stores are full of products on which it is pointed out that they have a low fat content, while the US population is becoming fatter. How is that possible? The low fat food is full of trans-fats that are bad for the heart, cholesterol and the loss of taste in these foods is compensated by high amounts of sugar and sodium. And that is bad for everyone.
No one believes that the mayonnaise is healthy, but many people do not realize how unhealthy it is. One tablespoon of mayonnaise contains 90 calories, 10 g of fat and 90 mg of sodium. You should really consume the mayonnaise in very small amounts.
Frozen Instant Food
The Americans like being practical and that is why the frozen instant food is offered so much in stores. While some manufacturers are trying to create healthier options, most of the frozen instant foods are full of calories and sodium.
Many people choose the margarine because they think it is a healthier alternative for the butter. However, the margarine is full of trans-fats, which are known to cause cancer, diabetes, heart diseases…
Sodas and Sweet Drinks
If you want to lose weight, many will tell you that among the first things you need to eliminate from the diet are the sodas. Besides the fact that they cause gaining weight, the sodas are often associated with kidney damage, cancer, heart diseases and diabetes. The diet sodas are also unhealthy, and they are associated with an increased risk of stroke.