Eating healthily and cutting down on the bad stuff is simple right? Well, not exactly, because there are lots of food products in our supermarkets advertised as ‘healthy’ but actually contain hidden sprinkles of sugar, calorie-packed dressings, and more.
A balanced diet for healthy living should include a mixture of all food groups – with a little extra weighting to fruit and veg – so while it is perfectly OK to eat a little bit of everything, keeping an eye on nutrition labels and portion control can be just as important when eating healthy foods as well as the not so healthy stuff.
Here’s six ‘healthy’ foods to consume with caution:
Classic hummus provides a great source of protein, healthy fats and fibre, but portion control is key when tucking in. Hummus has a surprisingly high calorie content – particularly the full fat varieties – so stick to one serving (two...