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7 Worst Foods of 2015

Below, the most questionable inventions to hit supermarket shelves and fast food joints this year. If you're trying to lose weight, you'll want to avoid them at all cost.

Top Picks

7 Worst Foods of 2015

Below, the most questionable inventions to hit supermarket shelves and fast food joints this year. If you're trying to lose weight, you'll want to avoid them at all cost.

Nabisco Chips Ahoy! Chewy Birthday Frosting Filled

(150 calories; 7 g fat; 13 g sugars; 1 g protein)

A cookie stuffed with sugary frosting, and 7 different artificial food dyes to make it look like a birthday cake. You won’t need a pinch to grow an inch—or two.

Eggo Bites Pancakes Chocolatey Chip

(140 calories, 3.5 g fat, 10 g sugar)

The giveaway word here is chocolatey, which means there’s not enough actual cocoa in the food to legally call itself chocolate. No fiber, either. There are, however, 10 grams of sugar in these little diskettes of white flour and vegetable oil.

Cracker Jack’d Energy Trail Mixes

(140 calories, 7g fat, 7g sugar)

The prize at the bottom is a much larger belt. Despite thenuts and fruits on the package, the second, third, and fourth ingredients are sugar, vegetable oil, and
graham cracker crumbs. Looks like it’s our wallets that got jacked.

Taco Bell A.M. Sausage Crunchwrap

(710 calories, 46 g fat, 14 g saturated fat, 3 g sugar)

There’s nothing we can add to the words sausage crunchwrap. Don’t skip breakfast—except this one.

Jack in the Box Chick-n-Tater Melt Munchie Meal

(1,756 calories, 109 g fat, 28 g saturated fat,10 g sugars)

Fried chicken, bacon, hash browns, and three cheeses stuffed into a buttery croissant. But wait—the meal also comes with a couple of tacos, fries, and a soda.

Coffee-mate Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Creamer

(35 calories; 1.5 g fat; 5 g sugars)

Coffee-mate is made with water, sugar, and partially hydrogenated oils—you know them as trans fats. This new version of an already awful product at least brings a little honesty to the table with its name. You’re not drinking coffee. You’re drinking junk food.

Wonka Peel-a-Pop

(65 calories, 2 g fat, 12 g sugars)

Made to look like a healthy banana, it’s actually a push pop surrounded by a taffy-like “peel” that uses ingredients like propylene glycol monostearate— a de-greasing agent that was deployed to help clean up the Deepwater Horizon spill. This makes that chewing gum that turned Violet Beauregarde into a blueberry look harmless by comparison.

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