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Don’t Eat Too Much of These Healthy Foods

Some foods are good for your health while some aren't. However eating too much of a healthy food can be as harmful as any other unhealthy food. These healthy foods should be eaten regularly however only in small amounts.

Exercise & Fitness By Meenakshi Chaudhary / Oct 17, 2014

Healthy Foods

Eating healthy foods is important for our health however there are some healthy foods that can do more harm than good when eaten too much. You should limit the intake of the following healthy foods. Image Courtesy: Getty

Canned Tuna

Eating too much of canned Tuna can result in higher mercury levels which may cause vision problems, impaired speech, muscle weakness and lack of coordination. Avoid eating more than three to five cans of tuna a week. You can go for low mercury fishes like salmon after three cans of tuna. Image Courtesy: Getty

Oranges & Tomatoes

Oranges and tomatoes are highly acidic and eating too many of them can cause acid reflux. It is recommended that you don't eat more than two servings of oranges or tomatoes per day. People suffering from acid reflux should not eat them at all. Image Courtesy: Getty


Lean Animal Protein

Consuming too much of lean animal protein can be harmful for your health since it makes your body produce the hormone insulin-like growth factor, which promotes aging and increases the risk of cancer. Get most of your protein from plants, such as beans, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. Image Courtesy: Getty


Though boiled or cooked spinach is healthy for you, however eating too much raw spinach can lead to the formation of kidney stones. People who already have kidney stones should completely avoid eating spinach. Image Courtesy: Getty


Eating soya helps lower your cholesterol and manage the blood pressure problems, however when consumed in high quantities, it can cause problems such as endometrial hyperplasia and poor iron absorption. Image Courtesy: Getty


Eating too much of garlic may cause several health problems including thinning your blood and severe bleeding to gastrointestinal problems, headaches and fatigue. While you should eat garlic for its health benefits, avoid eating four cloves a day. Image Courtesy: Getty


Drinking plenty of water is good for your health, however if you drink too much water, it can have negative effects on you. Too much of water can dilute your stomach juices affecting proper digestion and other crucial functions. Image Courtesy: Getty



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