# 8 Rice Cakes
Plain rice cakes are low in calories and fat. But, they are also low on nutrition. Flavored rice cake varieties are often full of artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors. They also have salt in them.
Pure glucose has a rating of 100 and rice cakes can have a glycemic index rating as high as 91. This kind of carb will send your blood sugar going up and down like a roller coaster ride. Rice cakes are fine as a treat as long as they are eaten in moderation because they are really not giving your body any nutrition. This is bad for your health and for losing weight.