Guilt-Free Cheat Foods

Chocoholics, rejoice! Research has shown that daily consumption of about one ounce of chocolate may reduce the risk for diseases such as diabetes.

Chocolate

When air-popped and butter-free, a three-cup serving of this cinema favourite contains only 93 calories and very little fat.

Popcorn

No wonder there are just 285 calories in there, along with a healthy dose of protein, calcium, potassium, and vitamin A.

Burritos

Because it is made with real milk instead of cream, gelato has about 30 per cent fewer calories per serving than ice cream.

Gelato

A 200-gram slice of veggie pie contains around 400 calories, plenty of potassium and calcium, and a serious dose of vitamin A to boot.

Pizza

A one-ounce bag of veggie chips clocks in at 147 calories, with under 9 grams of fat. You also get 359 milligrams of potassium and more than 3 grams of fibre.

Vegetable chips

Each of those healthy patties has just over 100 calories, a mere 3 grams of fat, and a whopping 18-plus grams of protein.

Burgers

One of them contains a reasonable 268 calories, lots of fibre, 322 milligrams of calcium, and very little fat. 

Pancakes

cup of pistachios could last a while. Plus, pistachios are packed with protein, potassium, and iron.

Pistachios

It delivers nearly 300 milligrams of calcium and more than 8 grams of protein, putting that milkshake a step above pure junk food.

Milkshakes

High in calories and fat, a one-ounce slice of brick cheese is a protein and calcium powerhouse that also contains zinc.

Cheese

A solid workout to burn off the 17 calories in each 6.5-gram fry. After all, each fry also contains a bit of protein, fibre, calcium, and iron.

French fries