12 Products Marketed As Healthy (Are Secretly Awful For You)

So you've finally done it: You decided your diet of Doritos and Taco Bell Triple Double Crunchwrap Supremes probably isn't the greatest for your health. So you hit the grocery store, get all loaded up on healthy shit and start teaching your body who's boss. Except, well, you might as well have stuck to the Doritos and Taco Bell, because turns out most everything at the grocery store is just as bad for you.

We're talking about things like ...

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Reduced-fat peanut butter is not necessarily a healthier version of regular peanut butter. Reduced-fat peanut butter removes good monounsaturated fats

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Measured by its sugar content, a cup of granola is only slightly healthier than a slice of chocolate cake. Despite its reputation as a healthier alter

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CRACKEDC COM IF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ARE HEALTHY, THEN BLENDING THEM INTO A GREEN SMOOTHIE MUST BE EVEN HEALTHIER, RIGHT? WELL... NO Most calories in

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IF YOU'RE CRAVING A BURGER, THEN A VEGETARIAN BURGER IS THE HEALTHY CHOICE. JUST CHECK YOUR NUTRITION FACTS Veggie burgers can be made with highly pro

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Evaporated Cane Juice That sounds healthy! But... BULGARICUS, CHOBANI L. ACIDOR YOGURT EVAPORATED CANE JUICE, JICE PECT CONCENTRATE (FOR COLORD CLIF

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CRACKEDCON aLcium Stuffing your face with calcium-enriched products will not do you any good. Despite popular beliefs that consuming lots of calcium c

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A pigment found in vegetables Like carrots, pumpkin and sweet potatoes, beta carotene supplements are sold by claiming several health benefits includi

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You could've had a V8! But maybe it's better that YOU didn't. Their ads tell YOU that a serving is just like having two full servings of vegetables. T

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CRACKED cO COM Most dried fruits contain high levels of sulfur dioxide. sugar and salt. They can also cause respiratory problems if you have asthma or

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Agave syruP is made of up to 90% fructose and SO it was sold as the perfect sweetening solution for people with diabetes. BUT ORGANIC A TEASPOON COMES

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Low-fat and skim milk aren't necessarily healthier than whole milk. Whole milk is generally avoided because it has more fat and more calories, but a s

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Going gluten-free is quite trendy these days. IT'S NOT, HOWEVER, A PARTICULARLY SENSIBLE TREND Unless you've been Gluten-free alternatives diagnosed w