5 Healthy Snacks You Should Eat in Moderation

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Just because a certain type of food is healthy doesn’t mean you’ll instantly become healthier by eating a lot at once. Here are five foods that might become a liability if you don’t eat them in moderation.


Nuts always come in handy when you want to have a snack, but avoid stuffing yourself with Doritos. That doesn’t change the fact you shouldn’t eat a lot at once since they’re also packed in calories.


Despite having many health benefits, avocados are not the best option if you’re trying to stay fit since they’re packed with calories.

Canned Tuna

Tuna is an essential part of a healthy diet and can serve as a great addition to your sandwiches and salads. You should still tread lightly with this food since it contains high levels of mercury, which is particularly harmful during pregnancy.



Soy may be a healthier alternative to meat, but that doesn’t make it perfect. If you don’t eat it in moderation, it may interfere with your hormones.

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Cheese is impossible to resist since it comes in many tasty shapes and forms, but it’s also extremely high in calories and fats so make sure to limit your intake.