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14 Unhealthy ''Health'' Foods

by Lindsay Hutton

Just because a food is marketed as healthy doesn't always mean it is. From astronomical portion sizes to sugar-laden beverages, this list of 14 deceiving foods will have you re-thinking your choices the next time you're perusing the grocery aisle or reaching for a snack.

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Close up of three smoothies

Smoothies


What better way to get your recommended fruit serving than in tasty smoothie form, right?

Sadly, while many start off healthy, most pre-made smoothies have tons of added sugar (think ice cream and sherbet) and can pack as many calories as a milkshake. Factor in their large serving sizes, and you can end up drinking a huge chunk of your daily calories in one sitting.

Instead, forgo the popular smoothie chains and try making your own. This mango and lime smoothie is super easy to make, and you can control how much goes into the blender.

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August 30, 2014



Keep it hot (or cold)! No one likes cold soup or warm, wilted salad. Use a thermos or ice pack in your child's lunch box to help keep his lunch fresh until it's time to eat.


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