When Gluten Free Isn't Necessarily Healthiest Choice

Labels saying vegan free and gluten free may be what you're looking for, but make sure to look closer at the food labels.

Veggie chips or puffs

The fresh veggies on the packaging can be deceiving. Be sure to check the ingredients on those veggie chips and puffs before you add them to your cart. You’ll often find potato flour and/or potato starch, cornmeal, or rice flour as the main ingredients—not veggies. Because of the starchy add-ins, these snacks can pack far more calories than plain vegetables.

This is one item on a list that sounds healthy, but look closer.

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