Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Worst Foods in the Supermarket

Most people are not looking for the worst foods in the world when they go shopping but here is a list from a new book titled, Eat This, Not That Supermarket Survival Guide. There is also a kids version of the book and one for substituting foods to lose weight.

  • Worst Crunchy Snack: Gardetto's Special Request Roasted Garlic Rye Chips
  • Worst Cookie: Pillsbury Big Deluxe Classics White Chunk Macadamia Nut
  • Worst Yogurt: Stonyfield Farm Whole Milk Chocolate Underground
  • Worst Candy: Twix
  • Worst Condiment: Eggo Original Syrup
  • Worst Ice Cream: Haagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter
  • Worst Drink: AriZona Kiwi Strawberry
  • Worst "Healthy" Pantry Item: Pop-Tarts Whole Grain Brown Sugar Cinnamon
  • Worst Frozen "Healthy" Entree: Healthy Choice Complete Selections Sweet & Sour Chicken
  • Worst Cereal: Quaker 100% Natural Granola, Oats, Honey & Raisins
  • Worst Packaged Pasta: Pasta Roni Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Worst Baked Good: Otis Spunkmeyer Banana Nut Muffins
  • Wort Frozen Treat: Toll House Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich
  • Worst Individual Snack: Hostess Chocolate Pudding Pie
  • Worst Packaged Lunch: Oscar Mayer Maxed Out Turkey & Cheddar Cracker Combo Lunchables
  • Worst Stir-Fry: Bertolli Grilled Chicken Alfredo & Fettuccine Complete Skillet Meal for Two
  • Worst Frozen Breakfast: Jimmy Dean Pancake and Sausage Links Breakfast Bowls
  • Worst Frozen Pizza: DiGiorno for One Garlic Bread Crust Supreme Pizza
  • Worst Frozen Entree: Hungry-Man Classic Fried Chicken
  • Worst Packaged Food in America: Marie Callender's Creamy Parmesan Chicken Pot Pie
Thanks to Lifehacker for highlighting this book and posting the list.

2 comments:

On the Money said...

What's wrong with Twix? (Apart fromthe fact it is very boring)

FeButterfly said...

I think all these items are on the list because of the nutritional/health aspects to them. Twix in particular has 11g of saturated fat which is a lot from a small candy bar.