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30 Foods Doctors Won’t Eat — and Why Slideshow

The Daily Meal Logo By Michael Serrur of The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 30: <p><strong>AÇAÍ BOWLS:</strong></p><p>The açaí berry is <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/cook/3-delicious-snacks-you-can-make-acai"><strong>a trendy smoothie bowl staple</strong></a>, but Ryan Neinstein MD from Neinstein Plastic Surgery in New York City, is not convinced. The doctor notes that although the berry itself, “may have a lot of antioxidant properties…The problem is that most people are not just eating açaí. The bowls are more popularly eaten with add-ons such as nut butters, seeds, and more fruit. With the addition of some of these foods, calories and sugar increase significantly. Before purchasing any açaí bowl, I would warn patients to check your nutrition facts since you may be essentially buying a banana split!”</p>

Açaí Bowls

The açaí berry is a trendy smoothie bowl staple, but Ryan Neinstein MD from Neinstein Plastic Surgery in New York City, is not convinced. The doctor notes that although the berry itself, “may have a lot of antioxidant properties…The problem is that most people are not just eating açaí. The bowls are more popularly eaten with add-ons such as nut butters, seeds, and more fruit. With the addition of some of these foods, calories and sugar increase significantly. Before purchasing any açaí bowl, I would warn patients to check your nutrition facts since you may be essentially buying a banana split!”

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