6. Boxed cereal
It’s hard to find a boxed cereal that doesn’t contain at least one form of sugar, making it a terrible go-to for breakfast. You know the fun shapes (O’s, flakes, or puffs) that your cereal comes in? In order to get those shapes, food has to be put through a lot of processing, often stripping the wheat of nutrients.
“Even without sugar, they’re just a box of highly-processed carbohydrates,” Michelle Pfennighaus, a nutrition and health coach from FindYourBalanceHealth.com, told She Knows. “This is not something you can do in your kitchen. This is a product of the industrial food system.”