Gerber Fruit Puffs vs. Banana Chips
Fight It: Banana Chips
Banana chips are dehydrated, deep-fried slices of banana covered in sugar. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. It goes down like this; some human or machine sucks the moisture out of our poor, defenseless yellow friends, covers them in sugar or a sugary substance, and then drenches 'em in extremely hot oil. In case there's still any confusion out there, these are NOT good for you. And it seems like such a horrible, mean thing to do to a perfectly healthy and potassium-packed fruit, yet it's done all the time. Do your part to stamp out this banana abuse. Avoid banana chips at all costs (BTW: We DO know about the supposedly low-cal banana crisps sold at Trader Joe's and we have serious suspicions about the accuracy of their nutritional information).
Serving Size: 1.5 oz.
* 5 Points!
Originally published on Hungry-Girl.com; reprinted on FitnessMagazine.com with permission.
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