Tuesday, December 5

The ‘healthy’ foods you should avoid if you want to lose weight

We all know that in order to lose weight we generally need to eat a balanced diet coupled with exercise.

But those diets can often include “healthy foods” such as smoothies and brown rice, which one expert has said you should never eat if you actually want to lose weight.

Australian dietitian Susie Burrell said many people overindulge on foods that are branded healthy options which often have lower calorie counts and are low fat, The Sun reports.

Writing on her blog she said often the actual nutritional profile of these foods, such as the amount of sugar per serving, can often mean we are consuming more than we should be.

She warned there are five foods that you should steer clear of if you want to lose weight. Find out what they are at news.com.au.