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Make Sure Your Snacks Are Healthy … Not “Healthy”

on April 28, 2013

I think we’ve all been a culprit to some of these marketing gimmicks…great post. Ultimately if it’s in a box like that anyway it’s probably highly processed and that says a lot anyway 🙂

Strong-Fit-Beautiful

I feel like I’m constantly having the conversation with my parents about foods being actually healthy, or just appearing that way. My dad is usually the main offender – he’ll be convinced something is “healthy” because the front label is screaming “low fat” or “only XX calories.” What I always need to explain is that low fat doesn’t necessarily equal healthy … especially when there is extra sugar and empty carbs used to make up for the taste.

Keep in mind that a little fat is not bad for you – as long as it’s the good kind of fat – and that sugar (often used to replace the fat to keep taste), though naturally fat-free, is like any other calorie – if it doesn’t get used, it will be converted to fat. And let’s be honest … as a society, we eat WAY more sugar than we should (and…

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2 responses to “Make Sure Your Snacks Are Healthy … Not “Healthy”

  1. Could not agree more and I had quite the conversation last night about this very topic!

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