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Granola sounds really healthy because everything in it is usually healthy: nuts, seeds, dried fruit, oats, and dark chocolate. Although all of these things are healthy, they are also calorie-dense, meaning granola is usually super high in calories. According to CNN, granola made with extras, like coconut oil, honey, cane sugar, and maple syrup, can have lots of sugars and even more calories.

Eating granola is probably still better than eating a sugary cereal, but remember to read the label and limit how much of it you have.