15 Junk Foods That Are Actually Not So Bad for You

Plain air-popped popcorn, without excessive butter or salt, is a whole grain snack that is low in calories and high in fiber.


Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content (70% or higher) contains antioxidants and may provide some health benefits when enjoyed in moderation.

Dark Chocolate

Although they are high in calories, nuts like almonds, walnuts, and pistachios are packed with healthy fats, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals.


Opting for frozen yogurt instead of ice cream can be a healthier choice, especially if you choose varieties that are lower in added sugars and fat.

Frozen Yogurt

Baked chips are a healthier alternative to regular potato chips as they are typically lower in fat and calories, and some brands offer whole grain options.

Baked Chips

Made primarily from avocados, guacamole is a nutrient-rich dip that provides heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.


Salsa, made from tomatoes, onions, peppers, and spices, is a low-calorie and flavorful dip that can be a healthier alternative to creamy and high-fat dressings or dips.


Veggie chips made from thinly sliced vegetables (like sweet potatoes, beets, or zucchini) and baked or dehydrated instead of fried can provide some additional nutrients compared to traditional potato chips.

Veggie Chips