Healthy junk food may sound like an oxymoron, but some notorious eats are more wholesome than you think. Learn which of your favourite types of junk food are rich in nutritional value and low in calorie count so you can say hello to guilt-free snacking.
Most of us swore off beef jerky as soon as we realized that it’s packed with preservatives and sodium, but recently a healthier version of the savoury snack has surfaced. Look for beef jerky labelled “all-natural." It's lower in sodium and preservatives and contains a high amount of protein, making it an acceptable in-between-meals snack when consumed in moderation.
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While loading up on sauce is generally a nutritional no-no, the rule eases up a little when it comes to ketchup. The low-calorie condiment contains only 15 calories per tablespoon and it’s high the antioxidant lycopene and vitamins A and C. While natural and organic versions of ketchup are harmless, some brands add dangerous ingredients like high-fructose corn syrup. Either way, it still wins in terms of health-value when compared to other condiments and sauces.