Courtesy of Nutrition411
Food manufacturers often do an excellent job of marketing their products so that consumers believe they offer health benefits that are barely-there, or even non-existent. Are you falling for and eating these “health food impostors”?
Yogurt is healthful. Raisins are healthful. So, yogurt-covered raisins are healthful, correct? Wrong! A ¼-cup portion of yogurt-covered raisins actually contains 120 calories and 5 grams (g) of fat. Most of that fat is the saturated kind and comes from the yogurt flavored candy coating.
Better choice: ¼ cup of unsweetened raisins plus 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips, or a naturally sweet treat that is rich in antioxidants. Read More