serving, over four times the amount the AHA recommends per day for women. It also adds over 400 calories to your plate. So, you’ve been warned!
2. Mashed Potatoes
Alone, potatoes have only 110 calories, they contain no fat, sodium, or cholesterol. Plus, they’re a good source of vitamin B6, fiber, magnesium, and antioxidants. Once they’re boiled, mashed, packed with salt, milk, and butter – they clock in at 237 calories with 9 grams of fat and 666 milligrams of sodium.
3. Candied Yams
Yams are a very good source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese – plus they’re naturally sweet on their own. However, all of that goes out of the window once cups of sugar are added into the mix. As a side staple, it adds 400 calories to your plate!
Try simple low-sugar baked sweet potatoes instead as they tend to have