These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

12. Granola and cereal bars Granola bars might provide you with a nice energy boost on your hikes or at work, but don’t dismiss all those added sugars. Munching on just two of Nature Valley’s Oats and Honey granola bars ups your fat intake by 7 grams and your sugar intake by 11 grams. The sugar-free variety that uses sugar alcohols instead can lead to … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

13. Veggie sticks/straws These light and crispy snacks aren’t as nutritious as you’d suppose — just eat your carrots and cucumbers raw instead. While some brands get touted for their smaller fat content compared to potato chips, veggie straws still lack protein, fiber and nutrients. They’re also quite salty, and like potato chips, their airy texture and weight can trick you into eating more and … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

14. Gummy bears The only protein in these colorful treats come from all that gelatin — gummy bears are primarily made up of sugar. Haribo’s Goldbears, for example, hold 6.9 grams of protein and 46 grams of sugar for every 100 grams of gummies you consume. Even the sugar-free variety shouldn’t be eaten too often. Sugar-free gummy bears usually have sugar alcohols added to them … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

16. Cheetos The popular cheese snack that leaves orange dust on your fingers every time you stick your hand into the bag includes artificial flavors and colorants. They’re also incredibly addictive. Food scientist Steven Witherly told The New York Times in 2013 that the cheese puff’s ability to quickly dissolve in your mouth was part of the problem. “It’s called vanishing caloric density. If something melts down … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

17. Fruit Roll-Ups This iconic snack isn’t as healthy as it sounds — the sweet strips are fruit-flavored, but don’t actually contain much fruit in them. One small roll of the Strawberry Sensation type has 7 grams of sugar, and it used to include artificial coloring and flavorings for years before those were phased out. Just stick with regular fruit. You’ll get far more nutritional value … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

18. Mega Stuf Oreos OK, Oreos are bad enough — not to mention the Double Stuf iteration — but Mega Stuf takes you to a whole new level, with even more white frosting sandwiched between the two chocolate cookies. Every two cookies are loaded with 180 calories, 9 grams of fat and 17 grams of sugar. Compare that to regular, old Oreos, which include 160 … Continue reading These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items