Good food choices / by James Leath

Are you trying to lose a couple of extra flab present into your body? If your answer is yes then, you should better know your food items. There is something in your diet that is responsible for giving you bear belly. So, be prepared and start scanning food items incorporated into your diet and so that you can get a healthy living. Following items of common foods that can harm your health:

Soda: According to research, an average soda can contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, 150 calories, 30 to 55 mg of caffeine, artificial food colors and sulphites that is not good for health. In fact, unhealthy artificial sweeteners present in diet sodas can cause major damages to health. Unfortunately, about 56-85% of children consume one soft drink on a day, and about 20% of adults drink four or more sodas every day.

Potato Chips and French fries: Potato chips and French fries are popular snack foods that cause serious damage to your health. They contain acrylamide, a kind of carcinogen and neurotoxin that form after baking or frying foods at high temperatures.

Doughnuts: Even though doughnuts taste great, they come with a heavy price. A doughnut is made up of refined sugar and flour added with artificial flavors and hydrogenated oil that is not good for health.

Coffee Cake and Other Baked Goods: Researches show that all varieties of baked foods such as packaged cake and biscuit mixes are unhealthy. These foods usually contain high amounts of trans fats, corn syrup, preservatives, artificial flavors and colors.