There is no doubt that overeating can lead to putting fat on your body, but there are some foods that are more likely to put those pounds on you than others. These foods are either high in calories, total fat, carbohydrates, sugar or sodium. Below are 15 of the most fattening foods.
Mashed Potatoes - When made with cream and butter, one half-cup serving is about 200 calories.
Candy - This is high in sugar and bad fats. Baked Treats (Doughnuts, cakes, sweet rolls) These are high in sugar and carbohydrates, as well as being very high in calories.
Ice Cream - Ice cream is high in fat, and sugar and is high calorie.
Potato Chips - Potato chips are one of the most fattening foods you can eat. They are high in sodium, fat, and sugar. Not only are they high in calories but also they contain many preservatives and artificial flavor. Preservatives are very bad for you.
Processed Meats - Processed meats include meats such as hotdogs, sausages and lunch meats. These have a high content of very bad fats, as well as sodium.
Fast Food - Most fast food such as hamburgers, nachos, French fries have a high fat content that is extremely bad for you and they are very high in calories with very few healthy ingredients.
Fried Foods - Fried foods are very well known for being bad for you. These foods are usually very high in fat and if they are made with breading you also have a food that is high in carbohydrates.
Soda Drinks - Soda drinks are high in sugar, sodium and calories with no nutritional value at all.
High Sugar Cereals - These are high in carbohydrates and sugar. They raise your blood sugar and cause your body to store fat.
Whole Milk - Though the calcium in milk is good for you, whole milk has a very high fat content, which will put fat on your body. Try fat free or reduced fat milk instead.
Gravy - Gravy is high in fat and carbohydrates as well as very high in calories.
Breads - Breads made with refined flour are high in fat and carbohydrates. Try eating wholegrain breads.
Sour cream - Is good for you but it contains alot of fat you should always try to buy the fat free version of it.
Mayonnaise - Regular mayonnaise has tons of fat in it, so opt for the light or fat free versions instead.
Gourmet Coffee - Did you know that a gourmet Brownie Frappuccino has over 39 grams of fat. So watch the gourmet coffee intake.
These are 15 of the most fattening foods you could eat. You can increase your chance of dieting success by substituting these types of food with low calorie and low fat options.
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