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.


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.