It looks healthy and it sounds healthy, but eating granola is just like eating dessert. Fug. Turoff says it’s loaded with calories and sugar. And sometimes chocolate chips and dried fruits (a big sugar source). No wonder we love it so much. But weight loss is more important than adding some crunchy toppings to yogurt. While it’s possible to find granola with better stats you need to read labels carefully and watch portion size. Chances are you’re eating multiple servings in one meal.