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20 Flattering Foods You Should Never Eat to Lose Weight

Losing weight can be a hard struggle. Changing your eating habits and lifestyle is very difficult. Consumption of healthy food and regular exercise is a great start for ideal weight loss plan, following this plan is not easy but effective. But healthy food and workouts might not be enough to fast weight loss. Now days, many packaged foodstuffs in the market contains hidden calories in large quantity.

A healthy human being must have 2,000 calorie per day, this calorie diet should have less than 70 grams of fat, less than 25 grams saturated; 300 - 350 grams of total carbohydrate, including sugars and 2,500 milligrams of sodium.

20 Flattering foods you should never eat to lose weight:

1. White Bread

Though white bread is said to be a staple item in nearly every pantry, it does not have any dietary value. It contains large amount of sugar and does not satisfy one’s hunger. So, a few hours after consuming white bread, a person will definitely feel hungry and start hunting for snacks.

2. Whole Wheat Pasta

Though replacing brown pasta with regular white pasta indicates healthy diet, it can be an obstacle for losing weight. Whole wheat pastas are said to have high carbohydrates, which when digested, becomes sugars in one’s body. These whole wheat pastas might also have as much of calories as white pasta brands. Replacing pasta with spaghetti squash gives lesser carbohydrate intake and it would be a good choice.

3. Fried Foods

Almost everyone knows that fried foods items including chicken nuggets, French fries, onion rings, burgers, doughnuts, deep fried chicken and the like, are not healthy food options and that these should be avoided as much as possible.

These foods can be connected to piles, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, higher cholesterol levels and elevated blood pressure. Elevated Cholesterol & blood pressure levels diminish one’s cardiovascular strength and make them prone to heart disease & strokes.

4. Soda

The entire calorie content in a normal soda is contributed by either sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. Some call sodas liquid candies, which is not good for health.

5. Canned fruit

This might sound healthy but not necessarily they should be fruits. Most of canned fruits are overloaded with a lot of sugar content.

6. White Rice

White rice is similar to white bread to put it plainly. It simply encourages our body to stock up excess fat amounts that our body does not need, thereby making it tough to lose weight. It also has very less nutritional value.

7. Cakes and Cookies

It is not at all advisable to eat any type of cakes! There are so many varieties such as cheese cakes, crumb cakes, chocolate cakes and many other such cakes. It is always seen as dieters' downfall.

8. Whole Milk

Whole milk is stuffed with saturated fat which increases the levels of bad cholesterol in the body and increases inflammation. It also contributes to increase in weight and also promotes clogged arteries.

9. Salad dressings

Eating healthy salad does not mean that one can pack it completely with high fat & high calorie dressings. Olive oil & vinegar, the regular dressings are better but if they want other dressings, they should stick to low calorie dressings.

10. Frozen Dinners

Though healthy frozen diners can have low sugar or fat content, they are mostly junk foods. Some of people’s much loved frozen foods contain more than 1000 calories per serving.

11. Corn Syrup, processed sugars

One should avoid processed sugars. Cory syrup & processed sugar could fasten the pace at which they gain more weight. They also kindle the craving for sugary foods.

12.  Peanut Butter

Though peanut butter contains many healthy fats, it is also loaded with calories. A tablespoon of peanut butter is said to contain around 200 calories and most of the peanut butter available in the market are said to contain added sugar content.

13. Tomato sauce

One might feel that tomatoes are good. Yes they are but definitely not in the form of sauces, as sauces are filled with sugar or salt (at times both). It is advisable to use homemade sauces or one can purchase certain brands that contain lesser quantity of the stuff that are to be avoided in their diet.

14. Hot Dogs

In the common hot dogs available in the market, around 80% of calories are made of fat – especially the saturated fats that are unhealthy. If one frequently eats processed meats such as hot dogs, they are prone to be exposed to risk of colon cancer & heart disease.

15. Appetizers

In general, one should try to keep away from appetizers as they are packed with calories. Those who are undertaking diet for weight loss, appetizers are strictly to be avoided. It is advisable to stick to the main course which has adequate amount of nutrition for one’s body and satisfies hunger. Appetizers can be replaced with a healthy soup and lesser amount of main course.

16. Pickles

Though pickles have lesser calorie & fat content, they are rich in sodium which is not good. However, but if one likes the flavor of cucumbers, they can cut some cucumbers and can add small amount of vinegar to it. They will get an acidic taste but at the same time, they need not worry about bloating caused by salts.

17. Soy

Most of the soy available now are genetically modified (GM) ones. Human bodies are not intended to process such GM foods. Hence, it is advised to avoid all GM foods.  Moreover, soy also has elevated levels of estrogen like compounds. These compounds interfere with human’s normal hormonal balance.

18. Vegetable oil

Certain oils are better for health than few others. Vegetable oil is one such not-so-good oils. Replacing unsweetened apple sauce with oil while cooking could be a better alternative.

19.  Seasoning Salt

Many prefer to include various seasoning salts while cooking. Though it might taste good, it actually turns good and healthy meals into food that elevate blood pressure levels and also ignite craving, so try to void it.

20. Tuna packed in oil

Though tuna supplies lot of vitamin C, zinc and manganese, when packed in oil, it also gives lot of fat. Hence it should be avoided.

Summary - Avoid this

1.      Oily foods, fried food, fast food, eat roasted food, high carbohydrates such as polished rice. Eat only home cooked food. 
2.      Soda, diet soda, all cold drinks & sugar contain drinks.
3.      Popcorn, ice creams, cakes, cookies, chocolates, candy, toffees, chewing gum, mint sweets, potato chips, Sweet Pickles, Plain Jam.
4.      Use honey instead of sugar, artificial sugar or sugar free in sweeten your juice or other food.
5.      Rice cakes, sugar free candy, kale chips, hummus and veggies. Avoid fatty foods such as butter, purified butter, cheese, whole milk yogurt, cream etc.
6.      Avoid drinking alcohol. Alcohol consist concentrated sugar from fruits. 
7.      Genetically modified & processed food like corn, soya, and corn oil (use olive oil, sesame oil.) 
8.      Salted or Smoked nuts, donuts, hot dogs, Breads, Pastas & all baked food, snacks made with white flour (Maida) 
9.      High calorie food - Artificial sugar, artificial sweeteners, puddings, smoothies, chocolate cream biscuits, Corn syrup. 
10.  Avoid meat & beef as these are loaded with saturated fats. Eggs, gluten, peanuts, corns, French fries, pies, and dairy products.
11.  Avoid junk foods like flavored potato chips, cheese balls, popcorn, and Whole wheat pasta.


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