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"Most granolas are packed with ingredients like nuts and oils that send the calorie count soaring," says dietitian Brooke Joanna Benlifer. And since they often contain added dried fruit and sweeteners, their sugar content can be high, too.

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Try multigrain Cheerios, which are lower in fat and sugar and contain 110 calories per cup. If it's too hard to cut out granola entirely, be sure to use it sparingly.
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.