6 surprising unhealthy health foods | Unhealthy Foods

Granola bar

These bars are full of artery clogging saturated and trans fat. They are high on calories and loaded with sugar and carbs, They also contain unusually high levels of hydrogenated oil, artificial sweeteners and are low on fibre.


Microwaved popcorn

It hides a potentially unhealthy substance. It contains PFOA (perfluorooctanoic), which is carcinogenic and linked to liver, pancreatic and testicular cancer.



While margarine is touted to be much better than butter with its zero cholesterol tag, it is not so the case, say experts. It contains trans fats and is heart unhealthy.


Sugar free ice cream

Although sugar free ice cream might seem like a guilt free way of otherwise a calorie laden treat, it still is far from being a health food. Their sugar content comes from sugar alcohols, which can cause bloating and diarrhoea.


Health corn puffs

These are made of high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, super processed corn and chemical preservatives that aren’t healthy enough.


Imported white flesh watermelon

Much better than these are the watermelons available in local stores. These have lesser vitamin C and higher sugar content.


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