27 Mistakes Healthy People Make

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You don't read nutrition labels

A nutrition label—which contains information on a food's calories, sugar, fat, and sodium content—will tell you the real story about whether those "natural" or "low-fat" foods are actually good for you.

"Just because something is turkey or chicken doesn't necessarily mean it's low-fat or low-salt," says Dr. Rogg. Be sure to pay attention to the portion size listed on the label, too.

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