30 foods you should try to avoid and why

The Daily Meal Staff

A balanced diet is a critical component of your overall health, but finding that balance is all about knowing which foods to eat every day, which are fine in moderation and which you should try to avoid. There is a lot of subjectivity when it comes to categorizing foods as the “worst” or even “bad” — but there is still consensus among the scientific and medical community on some clear connections between certain foods we eat and negative effects on our health. Here is a list of general recommendations about which foods you should be mindful of consuming.