5 "Health" Foods That Really Are Bad for You

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Senior man reading a food label at the grocery store

You're trying to balance your eating with some nutritious foods, but some of the choices you thought were good for you, in fact, are loaded with sugar, sodium, fat and a smorgasbord of other unhealthy ingredients. And let's not forget those hefty calories.

Nutrition experts have compiled a list of foods that masquerade as healthy. Many of these food favorites are labeled "low fat," "high energy" or "fresh," but these promotional promises often fall short of true nutritional value.

To find a list of popular unhealthy health foods,  visit the Right at Home blog, where you will always find the latest news on healthy aging and family caregiving.

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