Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Healthy Food? Part 2

Dried Fruit
It can have 5-8 times as many calories as the fresh kind.
The sugar becomes concentrated and many brands add extra sugar.
One cup of grapes = 60 calories
One cup of raisins = 460 calories.
And all the sugar and the sticky consistency makes dried fruit a major cause for cavities.

Sure its full of healthy oats and nuts
But Do you know why its so crunchy?
Because its cooked with oil. 
And there is a ton of added sugar.
One bowl can be 500 calories.
If you like granola, portion control is really important, try just sprinkling it on top of yogurt.
And make sure you read the label and choose the healthiest brand.

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