As we try to become trim and healthy, the food industry tries to convince us that they know the secret to success. With all this get slim quick hype it’s hard to distinguish the noise from the facts. Here are a few health food busts and tasty finds that may just surprise you.
The health food myths
When we think of health food some of our immediate responses are: granola, yogurt and smoothies. Little do most of us realize that these foods are oftentimes more harmful than helpful to our dress sizes.
Granola and protein bars are indeed very good for you, if you happen to be a mountain biker or into very exerting sports. With their high calories and sugar content they are hardly beneficial to the average Joe. The excess of both calories and sugars to a body that isn’t using it results in fat storage, which no one wants.