7 Foods Nutritionists Never Order at Fast Food Restaurants

2.Muffins

Homemade muffins with bacon and cheese on a wooden background. Healthy snack or breakfast meal.GALIYAH ASSAN/SHUTTERSTOCKNutritionists usually avoid selecting pastries and baked goods like muffins at fast food joints because they’re packed with bad fats like saturated fats and trans fats, a major contributor of obesity and diabetes. When Ilana Muhlstein, a registered dietitian and co-creator of the weight loss program, 2B Mindset, needs a quick breakfast pick-me-up at Starbucks, she never orders the apple bran muffin. “Bran, matcha, and chai are buzzy words that people immediately associate as being healthy,” says Mulhstein. “It’s so deceiving because they’re typically not.” In fact, the apple bran muffin has more fat and calories than the plain bagel at Starbucks.

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