7 Bad Food Choices for Weight Loss and the Healthy Swaps ...


Have you ever made bad food choices but thinking you were doing something good? Maybe you chose the sweet potato fries instead of French fries, or you ordered a smoothie while you were out to get your antioxidants but you were unaware of the excess sugar it contained. Whatever the reason, there are often times when people make bad food choices and they are unaware of the issue. So what are these bad food choices and are there healthier solutions? As a certified trainer, nutritionist and busy mother of three, I am accustomed to helping find the healthy solution. Here are the bad food choices and the healthy swaps.

1. Hummus


You may have been using hummus to dip your veggies into thinking you did good but unaware of all the abundance of calories you are consuming. Just two tablespoons of this dip contain 50-80 calories. So how is this dip different from French onion, ranch and the other decadent array of dips and why is it one of the bad food choices? Hummus provides your body with a healthy dose of protein, fiber and heart healthy fats but if you have a weight loss goal, make portion control a must when eating your hummus. I like to buy small individual packages so they are portion controlled from the start and you can avoid over eating.

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