Home / Life / Recipes / 10 Foods People Used to Think Were Healthy

10 Foods People Used to Think Were Healthy

Mother and children are choosing dairy products in shop

OK, it’s no surprise that Cheeseburger Onion Rings aren’t a nutritional powerhouse. But that’s why we only indulge once in a while. With other foods, the health benefits (or lack thereof) aren’t so obvious. In fact, researchers are discovering that some of our healthy go-to’s aren’t doing our bodies as much good as we thought.

We talked with Sandra J. Arevalo, RDN, who uncovered the foods we should eat only in moderation.

Deli meats

Deli Meats

Deli cold cuts are highly processed, meaning they can contain cancer-causing nitrates to help preserve them, as well as loads of sodium that can raise your blood pressure and increase your chances of heart disease and stroke. When you’re at the deli case, look for low-sodium and nitrate-free options. Better bet: Pick up a fresh rotisserie chicken or make your own roast beef to put on sandwiches instead.

<img src="https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn.jpg" alt="Flavored popcorn" width="1200" height="1200" srcset="https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn.jpg 1200w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-150×150.jpg 150w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-300×300.jpg 300w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-768×768.jpg 768w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-1024×1024.jpg 1024w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-696×696.jpg 696w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-348×348.jpg 348w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-700×700.jpg 700w, https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Unhealthiest-Foods-You-Could-Ever-Buy-At-the-Supermarket-flavored-popcorn-400×400.jpg 400w, …read more

Thank you Source: Recipes

About Admin