10 Foods With Way More Calories

The right smoothies can be weight loss at the press of a button; the wrong ones simply pop your buttons. It's all about the ingredients. Smoothies made from fruit juice

Wrong Smoothies

Average calories per serving: 100-200 calories. We don't often think about the calories in salad dressing because it's just a small meal enhancement meant to add flavor

Salad Dressing

Average calories per serving: 210 per ½ cup. Don't be blinded by the health halo: Granola starts out healthy—with belly-filling fibrous oats—the oats are rolled in sugar, sweeteners


Average calories per serving: 180 calories per 2 tablespoons. Since, like salad dressing, mayonnaise is often an addition to a meal, we forget to take into account how many calories it has. 


Average calories per serving: 130. you add flavored coffee creamer to your morning cup of joe you're exponentially increasing the caloric damage.

Coffee Creamer

Average calories per serving: 160. You know enough to stay away from the obviously sugary cereals like Froot Loops and Honey Smacks, but there are plenty of healthy-sounding cereals

"Healthy" Cereal

Average calories per serving: 234 per cup. Avocado has plenty of nutritional value (it's heart-healthy and potassium-rich!)—we love them. But they're also very high in calories.


Average calories per serving: Varies, but some nut butters have 200 calories per 2 tablespoons.  Just one ounce of macadamia nuts have 201 calories, and pecans, Brazil nuts,

Nuts and Nut Butters

Average calories per serving: 170. While dark chocolate is better for you than its often less-sweet white and milk chocolate counterparts, it's still, you know, chocolate. 

Dark Chocolate

Average calories per serving: 130 and up. Dried fruits like raisins are considered a calorically dense food, meaning you can consume a lot of calories by ingesting

Dried Fruit and Fruit Juices

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