10. Some trail mix varieties
Trail mix can be a delicious and healthy on-the-go snack, but watch what you’re buying.
Most types feature a medley of nuts, seeds, granola and dried fruit. Other versions may also include candy, popcorn and chocolate chips or added spices.
You can easily increase your calorie, salt and sugar intake by munching on one of these not-so-healthy varieties.
Take Emerald’s Breakfast on the Go! This snack pack includes yogurt-covered raisins, granola clusters, honey-roasted peanuts, dried cranberries, glazed walnuts and dried apple chips. One serving is loaded with 19 grams of sugar.
7. Dried fruit Raisins, dates, prunes and dried apricots — exactly how unhealthy are they for you, compared to regular fruits? Experts say dried fruit can actually contain more fiber, vitamins and minerals than fresh fruit, but they also tend to be … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items
8. Agave nectar This plant-derived sweetener/syrup won’t impact your blood sugar levels like sugar will — which is why it’s often marketed as “healthy” or “diabetes-friendly” — but it does pose other harmful effects to the body. Agave nectar is low in … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items
9. Gatorade Sure, this sports drink was developed for athletes to replenish their electrolytes and fluids during strenuous exercise. But, if you’re not an athlete and don’t exercise a lot, you should probably just stick to good old water. Healthline advises that people who don’t … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items