Fat Facts: 7 foods you thought won’t make you FAT!

Looks can really be very deceiving even with food. The most tasty-looking ones can be the worst when it comes to fat content! And what’s even worse is that they are almost everywhere. So if you are cutting down on fats or calories and would want to eat healthy as much as possible, then you need to be aware of foods that not are not just unhealthy but also fattening!

It’s also good to know how much calories you need to take  based on your body mass index (BMI). Eating fatty foods is fine because we need fat as a source of energy but excessive caloric intake have negative consequences to your body. There are several websites that can give you your estimated caloric intake per day but it is best to have it checked by a nutritionist or dietician. Given this fact, we can’t help but worry on the foods that negatively impact the caloric content of our body.

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Starting off your diet plan by knowing the foods that can make you unhealthily fat is a must. Basing it on how they look is never a good idea. Knowing their nutritional facts would be the best way to go. Well, to save you off from much research, here’s a list of foods that you should avoid despite how tasty and healthy they seem to be:

1.Cheddar & Sour Cream Flavored Potato Chips

Let’s start off with an obvious one. Yes it may be made of healthy potatoes but Cheddar & Sour Cream Flavored Potato chips is still a junk food. When you go check its packaging, it allures you with its low calorie count per serving ( 160 per 1 ounce) but trust me, you will most likely eat more than one as each regular size is 1.5 ounce. It also contains 11g fat and 230mg sodium. Potato chips is considered to be one of the saltiest food ever made. Sodium can also contribute weight gain and not-to-mention high blood pressure. Just a tip for all potato chip lovers: When you want to go for a lesser evil snack, go for the non-flavored ones, original flavors will do the trick. It has lesser calorie and sodium content.

 

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