Protein-Packed Foods That Won't Help You Lose Weight

While chicken, in its natural state, is a lean source of protein, chicken tenders are often breaded and fried.

1. Chicken Tenders

This preparation method adds unnecessary calories and turns a healthy protein into a dieting pitfall.

Burgers, especially fast-food versions, are often a combination of excessive red meat and refined carbohydrates, making them a calorie bomb waiting to derail your weight loss goals.

2. Burgers

Sausages, whether they're made from pork, beef, or other meats, are often packed with preservatives, unhealthy fats, and sometimes hidden sugars. 

3. Sausages

They are far from being a lean protein option.

Milkshakes are creamy and delightful, but that creaminess often comes from an abundance of sugar and unhealthy fats. 

4. Milkshakes

If you're looking to lose weight, this sugary indulgence should be a rare treat.

Ice cream is an iconic treat on hot summer days. 

5. Ice Cream

However, its high sugar content and unhealthy fats can easily turn it into an obstacle on your weight loss journey.

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