10 “Healthy” Foods To Avoid At All Costs

August 1, 2016 - By admin

One of the main reasons why people do not eat healthy is because many are confused about what is good to eat and what isn’t. In a worldwide survey of more than 27,000 people, 26 percent reported that confusion about which foods are healthy was a major barrier to eating right. (Nielsen) Often times, food that are called healthy are not and labels can be misleading.

There is not a one size fit all diet plan everyone should follow, but there are some foods that many people consider to be healthy that are not. Of course, most people know to avoid processed foods that are full of synthetic chemicals.

Processed foods are easy to spot, but so-called “health” foods also are a significant problem. Take a look at these 10 healthy foods to avoid!

1. Gluten-Free Foodsfood 2Flickr

Gluten-free sounds fantastic, but these products are generally packed full of high amounts of sugar, corn syrup, and alternative forms of starch. This is not good for the body. Also, many gluten-free foods have tested positive for gluten due to cross contamination. It is safest to go with a non-processed gluten free snack.

2. Supermarket Yogurtfood 3


Natural yogurt can be full of high-quality protein, beneficial probiotics, calcium, B vitamins, and even cancer-fighting conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). However, this is not true of most yogurt sold in a store. High amounts of sugar, artificial flavors, and artificial colors outway the benefits of a serving of healthy yogurt.
To learn what yogurt is healthy to consume, check out The Cornucopia Institute’s Yogurt Report.

3. Fruit Juice

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