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Empty Calories

Empty calories is a term that describes foods that are high in energy but low in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, and essential fatty acids. Empty calories are bad for you because they only give you calories and most likely contain high amounts of sugar. Sugary drinks are notorious for being filled with empty calories along with candy and most junk foods. Visit the USDA's MyPlate to learn more.

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