Thinkstock"Low-fat," "no sugar added," low carbs"-what does this mean for your meals? Before you step into the kitchen, make sure you know about these 10 eating conundrums.
Q: Is the high salt count in low-calorie frozen meals really that problematic?
A: Sorry guys, but you need to put down the frozen burrito. In sad news for boob-tubers everywhere, it's important to know that your beloved TV dinner can have distressingly high sodium levels. Why so dangerous? Because the average American should only intake up to 1500-2300 mg of salt daily (depending on age and health profile), and some nuke-able meals hit that mark in just one sitting. That means increased risk for high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, even kidney failure-all reasons to skip the salt lick and opt for fresh meals or leftovers instead. Trust us, "The Bachelor" can wait the extra 10 or 15 minutes it takes to cook up a healthier meal choice. Here's lookin' at you, DVR!Read More »from The 10 Most Confusing Food Questions, Answered