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The Secret Side Effects of Eating Granola

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Boesch of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 6: There's nothing like a bowl of granola with some yogurt and berries in the morning. It's sweet, crunchy, and filling. Even though we love eating granola, it's sometimes hard to tell if it's actually a healthy way to start the day."Granola might be the #1 food you think is super healthy but is in fact calorically dense and high in added sugar most of the time," says Laura Burak, MS, RD, author of Slimdown with Smoothies, and founder of Laura Burak Nutrition.So if granola isn't always as healthy as we may think, what are things we need to look out for? Here's what you need to know, and for more healthy eating tips, make sure to read The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

The Secret Side Effects of Eating Granola

There's nothing like a bowl of granola with some yogurt and berries in the morning. It's sweet, crunchy, and filling. Even though we love eating granola, it's sometimes hard to tell if it's actually a healthy way to start the day.

"Granola might be the #1 food you think is super healthy but is in fact calorically dense and high in added sugar most of the time," says Laura Burak, MS, RD, author of Slimdown with Smoothies, and founder of Laura Burak Nutrition.

So if granola isn't always as healthy as we may think, what are things we need to look out for? Here's what you need to know, and for more healthy eating tips, make sure to read The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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