8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  
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8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH



even cinema pop corn!!

Published On: June 29, 2014, by Neat Buzz, Lisa Smith, California
Tag: Foods , Better, Health , Rating: 4.5

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The food you eat can help you naturally treat and cure life-threatening diseases and improve your health

These foods pack on the pounds, zap energy, trigger inflammation, and crowd out the more nutritious foods in your diet. Do your best to banish these unhealthy foods from your diet or eat them on rare occasions only.



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STICK MARGARINE

 
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Most brands of stick margarine are loaded with trans fat the toxic fat that increases bad cholesterol, lowers good cholesterol, promotes clotting, and damages blood vessels. And, at 100 calories per tablespoon, this heartbreaker isn`t doing your waistline any good, either. As an alternative to stick margarine, you might use a "soft tub" variety of one of the reduced-calorie, trans-fat-free brands. Or, if you prefer the taste of butter, use a small amount of whipped butter sold in tubs (more air means less fat and calories).

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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SODA

 
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One hundred percent of the calories in regular soda come from sugar or high-fructose corn syrup that`s why I call it "liquid candy." In fact, these empty liquid calories are largely responsible for fueling our nation`s obesity epidemic. Drinking soda also damages your teeth and promotes cavity formation and some studies show cola may weaken your bones. Instead of guzzling soft drinks to quench your thirst, try good old-fashioned water or naturally flavored seltzers (which have the same bubbly pop as soda!).

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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WHOLE MILK

 
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Whole milk is loaded with saturated fat, the type of fat that raises bad cholesterol levels, promotes inflammation, and may contribute to clogged arteries. Thanks to the extra fat, it`s also higher in calories than lower-fat milk. Do your heart and waistline a favor and switch to skim (fat-free) or one-percent low-fat milk (soy milk works, too) it`s one of the easiest changes you can make for a healthier diet. Skim and low-fat milk minimize the bad stuff, while delivering all the good stuff (protein, calcium, vitamin D, and potassium).

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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BAGELS

 
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Starchy white bagels and flavored varieties like onion, garlic, poppy seed, and "everything" bagels are made with refined wheat flour, which has been stripped of the fiber and nutrients that give whole grains their health benefits. That`s bad enough, but my biggest issue with bagels is that they`re incredibly dense, which means they`re also incredibly caloric. In fact, the standard bagel is the caloric equivalent of four to five slices of junky white bread. I much prefer whole-grain English muffins, bread, or sandwich thins, which offer a more appropriate portion of starch for one meal. For times when nothing but a real bagel will do, though, go for whole wheat or oat bran (fortunately, many stores now carry them), scoop out some of the bready filling on the inside, and top it with a thin spread of light cream cheese, or, better yet, heart-healthy nut butter.

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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BREAKFAST TOASTER PASTRIES

 
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Toaster pastries are one of the absolute worst breakfasts you could choose to start your day. They`re made with white flour and tons of added sugars (and, not surprisingly, the fruit flavors have almost no real fruit). A two-pack of toaster pastries can flood your system with almost ten teaspoons of sugar! That`s a surefire recipe for soaring sky-high blood sugars followed by a mid-morning energy crash. If you`re looking for a convenient, healthy replacement, try a mini whole-wheat pita pocket spread with a thin layer of peanut butter and stuffed with sliced bananas or strawberries.

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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HOT DOGS

 
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Up to 80 percent of the calories in regular hot dogs come from fat, and much of it is the unhealthy saturated type. Regularly eating processed meats like hot dogs has been linked to increased risk of heart disease and colon cancer. Swap out your hot dogs for lean chicken or turkey sausages you get far less fat and more high-quality protein.

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  
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MOVIE-THEATER POPCORN

 
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Movie-theater popcorn is a calorie and fat disaster! Most theaters pop their kernels in exorbitant quantities of coconut oil, which is more than 90 percent saturated fat (that`s the type of fat you should be trying to dramatically limit in your diet). Worse yet, portions are absolutely out of control! A medium size can be piled high with up to 20 cups of greasy popcorn, which will cost you 1,200 calories and 60 grams of saturated fat before you even factor in the buttery topping they automatically squirt on top of your tub. That`s the caloric equivalent of three large fast-food burgers and the saturated fat equivalent of a full stick of butter! Ordering popcorn at theaters is a habit you definitely want to break. Instead, get your fix when you`re having movie night at home, and enjoy low-cal air-popped or light microwave popcorn for just 30 cals per cup.

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  

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DEEP-DISH PIZZA

 
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The hallmark of deep-dish pizza is its thick, dense crust. Admittedly, it does taste great, but all that excess dough jacks up the calorie and carb count in your pie dramatically. Factor in the fattening, whole-milk cheese and greasy meat toppings like sausage, pepperoni, and bacon, and a two-slice serving could shock your system with about 1,300 calories and 24 grams of artery-clogging saturated fat (more than an entire day`s allowance). The good news is, you don`t have to swear off pizza completely: Order your pie with thin crust to cut out surplus starch, skip the meat toppers, and instead load on veggies like peppers, onions, mushrooms, and broccoli, which help fill you up and add a blast of nutrition. Follow these two simple guidelines and you can slim down your slice and enjoy it for less than 250 calories!

8 FOODS TO AVOID FOR A BETTER HEALTH, Even cinema pop corn!!
  
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