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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Many of us wake up every morning looking forward to a bowl of cornflakes or some other cereal. That's because we have been told that cereals are a healthy breakfast, and a great way to start the day. But is that bowl of cereal (usually eaten with milk and sugar) really the best way to kick-start your day? I'm not too sure about that.
Every single mother has told her kids not to eat too many sweets and chocolates because sugar is bad for them. They're right of course. There is a huge amount of research linking excess sugar intake to various lifestyle diseases. But what about the sugar that people don't know they're consuming? It comes hidden in everything from noodles to bread to cornflakes.
Eating healthy but not seeing results? Chances are the foods you are eating aren't as healthy as you think they are. After years of conditioning, we almost instantly associate words like light, yogurt and low-fat with being the healthier option. While that certainly can be the case, these terms can mislead us. To ensure your next grocery haul truly is healthy, I've listed a few of the common culprits.