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18 Ingredients Nutritionists Say Should Be Banned From Your Kitchen

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Dana Leigh Smith of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 19: It may be better than drive-thru grub, but if you assume that cooking at home automatically guarantees a weight loss friendly meal, you’ve got it all wrong. In fact, with a cup of this and splash of that, you can transform a seemingly-healthy dish into one that will make the number on the scale soar.To help you stay on track with your New Year’s goal to slim down and get fit, we asked some of the nation’s top nutrition experts to reveal which common cooking and baking ingredients they wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot pole. Read on to get in the know—and once you’ve tossed some of these “Not That’s!” into the garbage, be sure to check out these 40 Things Healthy Cooks Always Have in Their Kitchen so you can re-stock your cupboard like a pro.

18 Ingredients Nutritionists Say Should Be Banned From Your Kitchen

It may be better than drive-thru grub, but if you assume that cooking at home automatically guarantees a weight loss friendly meal, you’ve got it all wrong. In fact, with a cup of this and splash of that, you can transform a seemingly-healthy dish into one that will make the number on the scale soar.

To help you stay on track with your New Year’s goal to slim down and get fit, we asked some of the nation’s top nutrition experts to reveal which common cooking and baking ingredients they wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot pole. Read on to get in the know—and once you’ve tossed some of these “Not That’s!” into the garbage, be sure to check out these 40 Things Healthy Cooks Always Have in Their Kitchen so you can re-stock your cupboard like a pro.

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