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14 Unhealthy ''Health'' Foods

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Sports Drinks


As with energy bars, sports drinks are usually chock-full of added sugars and electrolytes, and meant to replace fluids that are lost during vigorous exercise (sorry — channel-surfing doesn't count). Consuming them as an everyday beverage means you're just loading your body with unnecessary sugar.

So what should you drink? Water. Plain-old, sugar-free, refreshing water.

Next: "Fat-Free" Foods

August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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