Peanut Butter

…specifically, reduced-fat peanut butter. The problem? When fat is removed, some other ingredient is used to replace it, namely sugar. Also, since the monounsaturated fat in peanuts is good for you, there’s really no need to reduce the fat content. The truly healthy move is to use natural peanut butter to better avoid the unnecessary sugar.

Smoothies

Seriously, just eat a piece of fruit. Some smoothies can contain more than 1000 calories thanks to sugar overkill. Or, if you want a smoothie, try making one at home, where you can better control the serving size and sugar content.

Trail Mix

Trail mixe can be very high in fat and calories. One handful alone can contain 300 calories or more. Additionally…very few people actually eat just a handful.

5 Unhealthy “Healthy” Snacks  was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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