Most Fattening Foods You Can Eat

Following are the foods that are most fattening. These foods are artery-blocking food. We should not indulge in them regularly.

French Fries

French fries itself is not healthy food. When topped with high-fat cheese curds and doused in a salty gravy, the fries gets onto very high level of fattiness.

Aligot

There is usually too much butter French cuisine. It is no different for aligot. It contains cream, mashed potatoes, butter, garlic and cheese.

Churros

Churros originated from Spain. These are fried doughnuts that are dipped in cinnamon and sugar. Usually people dip them in chocolate as well. In Spain, people have them for breakfast often.

Deep-Fried Mars Bar

A candy bar itself is not a healthy snack. Encasing it in dough and deep-frying are how it has made unhealthier.

Ramen

Ramen is also one of the most fattening food.

Acaraje

Acaraje is a food from Brazil. It takes black-eyed peas, palm oil, shrimp, spices and groundnuts to make acaraje.

Khachapuri

Khachapuri is a food from Georgia. This is basically filled with cheese and topped with butter and egg. It is like a feast on fat and carb.

Nutella Crepes

Nutella crepes is chocolate-hazelnut spread that is high in fat. Nutella faced lawsuit in 2012 and paid out millions for recommending the spread as healthy choice. Crepe fried in butter make nutella even fattier in France.

Jalebi

Jalebi is one of fattiest food in India. It’s a food that gets deep-fried first and then sweet bathed   in syrup.  

Chicken Fried Steak

Chicken fried steak is another heavily fattening food from southern part of the U.S.                                                

Below are more foods that are highly fattening.

Soda

Sugary soda may be one of the most fattening thing. It does not provide any of the essential nutrients and provides only empty calories. Consuming soda leads to weight gain. It has linked with obesity and enhanced risks of   heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer.

Sugar-Sweetened Coffee

Coffee is a healthy beverage. When sweetened with syrup or added sugar, coffee is no longer healthy and can contain as much sugar as a can of coke. Consumption of sugar-sweetened coffee regularly can have disastrous effects on health and waistline.

Ice cream

Most commercially made ice cream is loaded with sugar. It provides many calories. Ice cream lovers should have it only occasionally. Relatively healthier ice cream should have less than fifteen grams of sugar per serving. It’s important to watch portion size while having ice cream.           

Takeaway pizza

Commercially made pizzas are popular junk foods. They contain refined carbs, calories and high amount of fat. Some popular varieties also contain high amount of processed meat and cheese. Processed meats are usually salted and smoked. High intake of processed meat is linked with obesity and enhanced risks of heart disease and cancer. Pizzas that contain healthy ingredients such as whole grain and vegetables are not bad. For pizza lovers, making pizzas with healthy ingredients is a good idea.

Cookies and Doughnuts

Doughnuts and cookies contain high amount of refined flour, sugar and added fats. They are too high in calories, intake of which should be limited to keep weight in check. Doughnuts should be avoided as much as possible for optimal health and weight. For cookies, we should go for only a small and single serving.

Peanut Butter

Peanut butter that is commercially made, contains hydrogenated vegetable oils, added sugar and loads of salt. Peanut butter is too high in calories and very easy to be over-consumed. Over-eating of peanut butter is problematic.

Milk Chocolate

Most commercially made white and milk chocolate are high in added sugar and fat. They are very easy to over-consume.    

Fruit Juice

Fruit juice is considered to be healthy by many. However, commercial brands are too high in sugar and lack fiber and other nutrients contained in whole fruits. Over-consumption of fruit juice is linked to obesity, particularly for children.  Unsweetened and hundred percent fruit juice is all right. However, portion size should be no more than 150 ml per day.   

Various Processed Foods

It’s important to reduce consumption of processed foods that are high in added sugar, added fat and salt. It can help reduce or maintain weight.

Avoiding fattening foods can help live healthy life. The more specifically we can learn about fattening foods, the easier it is to avoid them.

Last update: July 06, 2017 04:34:08 pm

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