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Episode 30: 5 FAKE "Health" Foods Holding You Back

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In this episode, Coach Ry and CaiLEAN discuss 5 'health' foods that are not actually healthy and are holding you back from reaching your goals. 

They cover topics such as the difference between dried fruit and fresh fruit, the misleading labels of keto, gluten-free, grain-free, non-GMO, and organic foods, vegan processed food and the downsides of protein bars. They emphasize the importance of understanding the marketing, nutritional value and ingredients of the foods we consume and making informed choices that align with our goals.

Key Points
* Not all foods marketed as 'healthy' are actually good for you.
* Juices, vegan processed foods, and dried fruit can be misleading.
* It's important to read labels and understand the ingredients in the foods you consume.
* Opt for whole, unprocessed foods whenever possible. 
* Consider the water content and nutritional value of dried fruit compared to fresh fruit.
* Protein bars may not be the best choice for overall health and can trigger cravings and overconsumption.
* Take the time to understand your goals and choose foods that align with those goals.

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00:00 - Intro
03:20 - Is It Worth the Macros? Review of Apple Jacks and Banana Bread Pop Tarts
09:42 - The Problem with Juices
12:23 - Vegan Processed Foods
19:09 - Dried Fruit
32:11 - Dried Fruit vs. Fresh Fruit
33:12 - The Misleading Labels of Keto, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Non-GMO, Organic
40:30 - The Downside of Protein Bars

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