Unhealthy Foods to Avoid: Four ‘healthy’ foods that aren’t so healthy after all


Pooh poohing probiotics

Stella Metsovas B.S., CCN in Laguna Beach, CA, says yogurt pusher Jamie Lee Curtis has it all wrong. “The excessive sugar added to probiotic-infused yogurts negate any health claims,” she explains. Metsovas says before digging into a cup of Activia read the label. “Many popular brands list sugar as their second ingredient while leading consumers to believe they’re keeping their gut healthy. But first and foremost, people looking to help their gut are making a huge mistake by thinking these sugar-laden yogurts are good for the ‘good’ bacteria in their GI tract. In fact, sugar consumption has been linked to a host of chronic GI tract issues.”

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