Just like anything else in life, in our diets moderation is key. There are also foods that trick us into thinking they're harmless when they're actually making us slower, dumber, and chubbier. Here are 20 items to avoid at all costs and some ideas for what to replace them with:
1. Trail Mix
This quick, seemingly healthy snack can fool you into thinking you're having a light treat. Two handfuls of this will cost you about 600 calories, though. Just get a box of raisins or almonds instead.
This treat does better in the world of saturated fats compared to ice cream, but when it comes to simple sugars and calories, you might as well be eating gelato. Low-fat cookie, instead?