Are there truly bad foods? Sure, foods like transfats (most shortening and many margarines) have no place in our diets AT ALL.
Here's a reminder of our MealSurvivor "Bad Guy" foods. Put it memory or print it off and take it with you when you shop. Either way, avoid or minimize these "bad guys!"
Bad GuysThere are ingredients in our foods that prevent us from being at our optimal health, weight or performance levels. You may see these as ingredients on boxes and labels, items on restaurant menus, or you may encounter them as single items at the grocery store, either way, stay away.YOU WANT TO COMPLETELY AVOID:CORN OILSOYBEAN OILVEGETABLE OIL
SEED OILS (SUNFLOWER, SAFFLOWER, ETC.)
MARGARINESHORTENINGHYDROGENATED FATSTRANS FATSNON DAIRY CREAMERHIGH SODIUM FOODSYOU WANT TO MINIMIZE:SUGAR AND SWEETSHIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUPARTIFICIAL SWEETENERSSODA AND JUICEFANCY COFFEE DRINKSALCOHOLHEAVILY PROCESSED PACKAGED FOODSDEEP FRIED/BREADED FOODSSALAD DRESSINGSOY PRODUCTS
SESAME SEED OIL (when sprinkled as a seasoning, it's ok)PROCESSED GRAINS
We did try to keep the list short and easily remembered, but if you see one we left off, let us know in the comments or drop us a line here.