12 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Make You Fat

You are here

12 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Make You Fat

While they’re packed with antioxidants, protein, and healthy fat, these nutrition powerhouses can pile on serious calories if you’re not careful.

Even if you don’t have a wheat allergy, you may be drawn to gluten-free versions of pizza, pasta and pancake mix because they just sound healthier. But get this: “Many gluten-free products actually have more calories than similar versions that contain gluten,” warns Zuckerbrot. “Ingredients such as cornstarch and brown rice flour, which are used by manufacturers to mimic the texture and taste of gluten, are more calorically dense than the ingredients they replace.” Your best bet: stick to whole foods that are naturally gluten-free, like quinoa.

7 Ways to Cook with Quinoa >>>

Topics: 

Want more Men's Fitness?

Sign Up for our newsletters now.

Advertisement

more galleries

comments powered by Disqus