8 Foods To Avoid If You're Trying To Lose Weight

  • Chocolate


    Though it may sound very appealing, it is packed with sugar, and some chocolates are worse than others. Chocolate is very popular here in the U.S. However, medical researchers recommended a daily chocolate intake of only 150 calories. You can eat chocolate, and never gain weight. If you do things in moderation often times it is not unhealthy.
  • Carbonated Drinks

    Carbonated Drinks

    You have got to watch these guys! Always review the ingredients, and take a good look at the nutrition facts. These sodas are loaded with very large amounts of sugar.
  • Bread


    White bread has a high glycemic index. Foods with a high (GI) will tend to make you fat. You can still eat bread, and lose weight. Always read the nutrition facts!
  • Pasta


    This is another food with a high glycemic index. However, you can fit pasta in a healthy diet too if you choose the right type of pasta with healthy toppings. Resources for more information concerning healthier foods can be found on the any search engine.
  • Cake


    Cake can be very fattening with the ingredients consisting of oil, eggs, and sugar. You can try substituting the oil with applesauce, using egg white, and using a sugar substitute for better results. There has to be a way to eat cake!
  • Brownies


    Brownies are very fattening for obvious reasons. In this case you would use the same substitutions that you used for the cake. The only reason you can do that is due to the fact that for brownies you will need oil, eggs, and sugar.
  • Fast Foods

    Fast Foods

    Fast foods are awful for someone trying to lose weight. In fact I can't say that there is a healthy way of consuming fast food. Fast food is high in calories, high in sodium, and contains more unhealthy fat. Fast food has been a major contribution to this obesity epidemic. 50 million people eat McDonalds everyday. One in four Americans purchase fast food everyday as well.
  • Cheesecake


    Cheesecake is loaded with cream cheese, and sugar. It has a lot of saturated fat, and is jam packed with calories. There are some healthier cheesecakes you can purchase, but you have to know what to look for. There are vegan versions you can try that should prove to be less fattening.
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