1 -The worst food in the fridge


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Most of us don’t realize that we eat unhealthy foods every day and most of them are in the fridge, these foods increase the calories, fat, sugar and salt in the diet without realizing it.

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In this article, we’ll review your worst foods in the fridge or freezer. The foods on this list contain high amounts of saturated fat, sugar, and\or salt:

1. Mayonnaise :

Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise itself may not be the worst food when only a teaspoon or two is used. But most of us use it in large quantities in food, especially the fat type, which makes you get 360 calories, and 40 grams of fat in a quarter cup of mayonnaise.

There are many healthy options for using mayonnaise include, including types of lean mayonnaise where it contains 35 calories and 3.5 grams of fat per tablespoon, this will lead to a decrease in calories and fat in the meal while maintaining the flavor of the food.

2. Soda and Other Sweet Drinks:

Soda and Other Sweet Drinks
Soft and sugar-rich beverages are one of the main things that contain empty calories, including these sugary drinks and soda, unnaturally sweetened drinks, and energy drinks, these drinks are all rich in sugar and calories that contribute to rapid weight gain, research has also shown that we eat more when we drink these sweetened drinks.

Tip:
The best beverage first is water, which is the main source of body hydration and dehydration, and there are some calorie-free drinks such as green and black tea, which are good sources of healthy antioxidants.

Skim milk and vegetable milk such as almonds or coconut sits in a few calories and is also a good source of many nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, B-12, potassium, and magnesium.

3. Processed Lunch Meat: 


Meat is a portion of delicious food, but when processing meat amounts of sodium are added to it and can be high in fat and contain some preservatives such as nitrates.

The presence of sodium in a single serving of food i.e. a single steak equivalent to 310-480 milligrams, in a diet that contains a high sodium content, increases the risk of high blood pressure, which is the main cause of heart disease and stroke.

Processed meats (i.e. meat preserved by smoking, processing, or with the addition of chemical preservatives) increase the risk of colon cancer, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Some researchers believe that preservatives used in processed meat may change to carcinogens in the body.

Tip:

Meat substitutes include unprocessed meals, such as turkey steaks, chicken and beef, which contain all proteins, vitamins, and minerals, and meat that contains amounts of sodium or preservatives added, it is best grilled to get rid of sodium amounts.

4. sausage meat:


Sausage meat is a processed meat that contains high amounts of sodium and fat, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which confirmed that people eat more than twice the recommended amount, Sausage and sausages contain 520-680 milligrams plus up to 23 grams of fat – 7 grams of saturated fat – per serving.

Tip:
There are healthy options that contain less fat and sodium such as poultry, roast beef, and shrimp. Adding grilled vegetables such as portabella mushrooms, eggplant and grilled red peppers to these foods.

5. Whole-Milk Products:

milk
Dairy products – whole milk contains a lot of fat and cholesterol. Although they are not considered empty calories because they contain protein, calcium, B-12, riboflavin, every 2 cups of whole milk add 1,904 calories, 105 grams of fat, 59.5 grams of saturated fat, and 315 milligrams of cholesterol in just one week.

Tip:
Most dairy products such as yogurt, cheese, yogurt, or low-fat cheese and fat-free options are available. In addition, many types of vegetable milk such as almond milk are low in fat and calories, and free of cholesterol.

6. Gourmet Ice Cream:


1 1\/2 cup rich ice cream with chocolate chips contains 260 calories, 14 grams of fat, 9 grams saturated fat, 65 mg cholesterol, and 23 grams of sugar.

1\/2 cup white chocolate ice cream contains 290 calories, 16 grams of fat, 9 grams saturated fat, 90 mg cholesterol, and 27 grams of sugar. Most of us usually eat twice the size of the said serving, which leads to double the fat, calories, cholesterol, and sugar we consume.
Tip:
Look for ice cream varieties that contain low fat and sugar, making them low in calories.

7. Stick Butter or Margarine:

Stick Butter or Margarine
Margarine or butter contains a high percentage of saturated fat, especially when using a stick of butter or margarine much more on foods.
Each tablespoon of margarine or butter, when added to the food, will contain 100 calories and 11 grams of fat.
A tablespoon of butter contains 7 grams of saturated fat, while a tablespoon of margarine has 2 grams of saturated fat and 1.5 grams of trans fat.

Tip:
Instead of adding butter or margarine to foods, you should use canola or olive oil, which is rich in monounsaturated fats.
If you prefer margarine and butter, you should look for varieties that contain a small amount of fat.

8. Frozen French Fries:

Frozen French Fries
Potatoes in themselves are fat-free and healthy. But when used fried, they become unhealthy, and there are many frozen potatoes containing 8-11 grams of fat, about 3 grams of saturated fat, 390-540 milligrams sodium, and 190 calories.

Because these delicious foods make you eat twice that serving


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