Just because a food is healthy doesn't mean it will help you lose weight. That's because many healthy foods are also quite high in calories — and if it's weight loss your after it's the calories that count. Here, Y! Lifestyle nutritionist Rachael Anne Hill guides you through some of those healthy foods that can pack a hefty calorific punch...
Weight for weight dried fruit has five to eight times more calories than the fresh kind. That's because it has been dehydrated and therefore the remaining flesh is more concentrated. Fresh grapes, for example, have 60 calories per cup, while raisins have 460. Some brands also add sugar which can increase the calories even more.
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Peanut Butter and Tahini Paste
Despite brimming with healthy, cholesterol lowering, monounsaturated fats be warned that just one teaspoon can contain up to 70 kcals. This shouldn't put you off including them in your diet as both are high in