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If you’re trying to lose weight you have probably found that it’s easy to sabotage yourself by eating certain things that seem like they should be healthy and non-fattening, but really have a lot of ingredients which will actually promote weight gain. Although food manufacturers and restaurants do have to abide by certain rules and regulations that state they must provide nutritional value and ingredients for the products they sell, consumers have to take the time to pay attention to that information if it is going to be of any use at all. The following foods may not strike you as fattening at first glance, but a closer inspection reveals that they are not a bargain for those trying to knock off some extra weight or keep their weight under control. Keep in mind that it’s not only fat content that creates problems. Too much sodium can also lead to weight gain and high blood pressure as well.
1. Wendy’s Sweet and Spicy Boneless Wings
Somehow or another wings have really take off as something that a lot of people must have – so much so that pizza places like Pizza Hut go out of their way to make sure potential customers know they are available. Wendy’s jumped on the bandwagon recently when they began offering their Sweet and Spicy Boneless Wings. They’re probably delicious, but unfortunately that isn’t the only consideration for people trying to manage their weight. These wings have 550 calories which might not be so bad if it’s all you pick from the menu. They also have a lot of sodium, 2530 milligrams to be exact, which is more than you should have in an entire day.