Any guy who cares about his health already knows to purge the cupboard of refined carbohydrates and added sugars—your white breads, your Tropicanas.
And yet many of us live with a rising dread that we are accidentally ingesting terrible things that we don’t even know are terrible, or that are more terrible than we’d allowed ourselves to believe. So we canvassed a panel of experts, from coaches to nutritionists, and asked them to pick one thing guys should cut out of their diet if they want to eat healthier and drop weight.
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Abby Calcutt, registered dietitian/nutritionist and health-and-wellness coach (Boston)
“Cut out Arizona Iced Tea. It’s a nice example of a beverage loaded with more sugar than you need in a day, masked with the healthy and healthful label of’ ‘iced tea.’ And while you’re at it, eat foods with more fiber in them: fruits, veggies, beans, and whole grains.”
* What You’re Missing: One 24 oz. bottle of Arizona Iced Tea (with lemon flavor) is loaded with 59 grams of sugar.
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Stacy Sims, Stanford Exercise Physiologist (San Francisco)
“If I had to choose one food thing, I would choose low/nonfat fruity Greek yogurts.