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Healthy foods that have more calories than you think!

Find out which foods are advertised as healthy but are actually high in calories.


We’re also surprised! Quinoa is a popular food among dieters as normally they would substitute rice with it but do you know that a cup of cooked quinoa has about 222 calories, which is slightly higher than brown rice (218 calories per cup).



Raisins is a calorically dense food; meaning that you can consume a lot of calories by eating only a small amount. So, the next time you’re having raisins, remember to eat it in moderation.

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3.Peanut butter

Peanut butter is proven to help you build muscle and burn fat. However, you might want to go easy whenever you spoon it out of the jar as two large spoonfuls have as many calories as a Snickers bar.

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4.Coconut milk

No doubt coconut milk is good for your health but just so you know, one cup of coconut milk contains about 552 calories and 57 grams of fat! Make sure you read the nutritional label of your favourite coconut milk before buying it.

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Chickpeas are a great source of fibre and protein. However, it has about 286 calories per cup. You shouldn’t stop yourself from having it, just be careful of the serving size.

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