Foods that will sabotage your diet

January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): It’s a new year and a time when many of us resolve to lose weight - but dieting is tricky - low calorie or low fat, sugar free or fat free? Now an expert points out the foods that will definitely sabotage your diet.

Dr. Howard Shapiro compiled a list of the biggest offenders that you should steer clear of while dieting, reports ABC News.

Low fat Granola: Although it appears to be one of the healthiest food items, granola has 1.5 cups of low fat granola has 525 calories and 11 teaspoons of sugar.

Fat Free Muffin: One fat-free muffin has 500 calories, 16 teaspoon of starch and 11 teaspoons sugar. Substitute this with two “Vans” waffles, three veggie sausage links, along with fruit and sugar free syrup for a total of 300 calories, half the amount of the fat-free muffin.

Ice Cream: One ice cream is equal to eating four Tofutti Fudge Treats. (ANI)

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