The Ten Healthiest Foods
Beef jerky is high in protein and doesn't raise your level of insulin. Insulin is what tells your body to store fat
Cheese is a great source of calcium and protein. Also some studies say that cheese also helps your teeth fight against cavities
Olives and especially black olives contain iron which helps red blood cells transport oxygen and helps increase healthy blood flow in return.
Nuts are great for your heart. They contain fatty acids and other nutrients that reduce inflammation and anti-oxidation in your arteries. The best nut to eat is the walnut.
Eggs are loaded with high-quality proteins, vitamins, minerals, good fats and various trace nutrients, and are low in calories
Granola bars are chock full of grains and grains are super important for the body. Some even have nuts or other added things. They are a great choice for any situation.
Hummus has a high content of important minerals like Manganese, Copper and Sodium, and also some Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc. It is relatively rich in Vitamin C and B6 and also contain vitamin E, K, Folate and Thiamin.
Carrots are a rich source of beta carotene, which, among other vital uses, can be converted into vitamin A in the body to help maintain healthy skin. They also give enzymes that aid in digestion
Pomegranate fruit helps fight against heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, and prostate cancer. Pomegranate is a good source of fiber. It also contains vitamins A, C and E, iron and other antioxidants
Suprisingly, dark chocolate is the best chocolate for you and even comes with health benefits. Dark chocolate 11 grams of fiber. 67% of the RDA for Iron. 58% of the RDA for Magnesium. 89% of the RDA for Copper. 98% of the RDA for Manganese. It also has plenty of potassium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium.
Top 10 Unhealthiest Foods
These are literally at any event, whether its the Fourth of July or just some backyard cookout. 9.9/10 you're gonna find these chips there. These are packed with sodium and plenty of other things that are not good for your body.
Ritz crackers contain two grams of refined carbohydrates, nearly one gram of fat, added High Fructose Corn Syrup and hardly any fiber. There are way healthier crackers to go with your cheese.
Skittles taste good yes, but they are not good for you. They're basically just corn syrup and sugar put together in a hard shell. There is literally no nutritional value to skittles at all. But it's candy so what can you expect.
These cookies, although delicious, are terrible for you. Weighing in with 350 calories and having 620 grams of sodium this is the worst cookie you can have.
Mrs.Fields M&M Cookies
Herr's ketchup flavored chips
Clif Bar (specifically the brownie)
Ketchup isn't made for everything. But there's a ketchup flavored anything and everything. Its nutrition facts per 1 oz are: 150 calories, 10 g fat (2.5 g saturated), 300 mg sodium, 15 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 2 g protein.
Clif Bars are advertised as very healthy. We'll look at the brownie. One serving of the clif chocolate brownie is 150 calories, 10 g fat (2.5 g saturated), 300 mg sodium, 15 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 2 g protein
Haagen Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Gardetto Special Request Rye Chips
By the look of these you wouldn't expect them to be here but, being the worst part of the Gardetto snack mix it does. One serving is 170 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 3 g trans fats), 320 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, <1 g sugar, 3 g protein
I don't think anyone was ever arguing that ice cream was healthy for you. But you gotta treat yourself every now and again, just maybe pick a different kind of flavor.
Although popcorn can be healthy for you. This popcorn is not. Even Orville Redenbacher has less fats and butter than Pop Secret. One serving is 180 calories, 12 g fat (2.5 g saturated, 5 g trans), 310 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein
One serving contains:
Sodium: 85 mg
Pork Rinds may sound like they are packed with protein from "pork" being in the name, but they are mostly just sodium. One serving contains: 174 Calories, 10 g Fat, 0 g Carbs, 19.62 g Protein, 588 mg Sodium