Do you have any idea how much sugar you consume, on average, daily or in a week? Many people don’t. Because most of the sugar they consume is hidden in processed foods and sweetened drinks. From sodas to yogurt, deli meats, pastries, sauces, breads and salad dressings, sugar can be found in most foods.
Many people avoid snacks, because they fear that they may gain weight. However, choosing healthy, low-calorie snacks can help control your appetite - snacking between meals helps avoid cravings, that way you don't overeat at your next meal.
Many of us wonder why we are still gaining weight or can‘t lose it even when we are trying to eat healthier and/or have smaller portions. The answer may be that we are unwittingly consuming more calories than we realize. There are lots of foods that contain the calories we tend to forget about.