Misleading Foods That Are Only Pretending To Be Healthy

Supermarket shelves are full of unhealthy foods parading as “all natural.” Just because a snack has a picture of a forest or ocean on its packaging, that doesn’t mean that what’s inside is going to be good for your insides. Companies will try to trick you into buying their products with sneaky marketing techniques, but we don’t want you to fall for any of that nonsense.

Keep reading to find out which “healthy” foods aren’t really that healthy. You’ll be surprised at just how bad some foods you buy at grocery stores and restaurants really are for maintaining a healthy diet.

Meal Replacement Bars Are More Like Candy Bars

Keeping with the breakfast theme we have going, meal replacement bars shouldn’t really be thought of as meal replacements at all. There’s a good chance that the energy bar you were about to bite into has just as much sugar in it as a whole candy bar!

Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images
Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images

These products are full of artificial colors and sweeteners that just don’t do your body any good. Stick to actual meals from now on.