Kate Kunkel decided to take the challenge of avoiding packaged foods about three years ago, and she believes other people should take steps to follow the same trend. The key to a healthier lifestyle does not include giving up carbs or taking on a strict low-calorie diet—it involves simply eliminating food products that aren’t actually foods at all.

Health Food is Junk dissects the foods people believe will help them lose weight or live healthy lifestyles. The aim is to help dieters understand what they actually consume when eating products marketed toward healthy eaters. CAUTION: reading these posts may cause you to trash the “diet foods” stored in your pantry.