17 Foods That You Should Avoid

17. PROTEIN BARS

After an intense training session or a big game, the last thing any athlete wants to do is hover over the stove to make a post-workout meal. For an easy, nutritional fix, many reach for protein bars. protein bars are also packed with fat, sodium and sugar, which can spike your blood sugar levels rapidly, followed by the dreaded sugar crash that saps your energy and makes you hungry for carbs again within an hour. When done wrong, however, these “health” bars can be worse for both your body and energy levels than a regular candy bar. Before you grab your next protein bar, be sure it isn’t full of stuff that will slow you down.

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