5 Foods You Can Overdo

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5 Foods You Can Overdo

In addition to weight gain, the following foods could do serious damage to your body if you consume too much.

It’s no secret that healthy foods can expand your waistline when you consume too much. And while weight is definitely a concern, too much of certain foods can also negatively affect your health in other ways. “Our bodies are made for variety," says Angela Lemond, R.D.N., a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "That is the fallacy of fad diets. There is a tendency to overdo one food or completely eliminate an entire food group.”

Resist the temptation to go all-or-nothing with your diet and work toward building a better balance. Start by practicing portion control when it comes to the following foods.

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