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10 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We all know that there are foods we should avoid, but sometimes we all need to hear the news from an outside source - other than our moms.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has made a list of 10 foods you should NEVER eat. Here's details on the top three.

  • Pepperidge Farm Original Flaky Crust Roasted Chicken Pot Pie has 510 calories and 9 grams of saturated fat, but that is only half a serving!!! So if you eat the entire pie, which seems likely, you're getting about half a day's worth of calories in one sitting.
  • McDonald's Chicken Selects Premium Breast Strips - the meat might be specially selected, but they are coated with fried breading just like the familiar, but not-so-premium, Chicken McNuggets.
  • The Cheesecake Factory's 6 Carb Cheesecake may be light in carbs but it packs practically the same amount of calories and fat as their regular Cheesecake.

Other list makers include: Dove Ice Cream, Mrs. Fields Milk Chocolate & Walnut Cookies, Starbucks Venti (20 oz.) Caffè Mocha, Burger King Quad Stacker, Campbell's condensed soups, Chipotle's Chicken Burrito, and the Mint Chip Dazzler available at Häagen-Daaz stores.

To get all the details on all the foods, check out the CSPI's Nutrition Action Newsletter.

Join The Conversation
SaraNoH SaraNoH 6 years
good thing the only Cheesecake Factory in town is 45 minutes away, and on the complete opposite side :). Poo about Campbell soups though. I do love me some tomato soup :). could this be because of the sodium content? Cuz if it is, muahahaha, I still get to eat it. Thank youuuuu medical problems that allow me lots of salt :P
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 8 years
Well I have NOTHING to worry about because I eat NONE of those and NEVER EVER WILL!!!
tuliprush tuliprush 9 years
Oh wow. The mint chip dazzler at haagen daaz has to be the best thing I have tasted EVER. Of course there is a reason for this: it is horrible for you!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
The Cheesecake Factory is nothing new...but I love that place too freaking much to give it up! I think it's good once in a while.
ash_marisa ash_marisa 10 years
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
wow! my 1200 calories a day would go buy so quick!
orangeflower orangeflower 10 years
Starbucks make me sad, but I order mine nonfat and w/ no whip (which makes me feel better) but on their site for nutrition it still has a lot of calories :(
mamaria mamaria 10 years
I am shocked about the chicken burrito, shocked, I avoid all the other crap, but Chipotle has this fricken reputation for being healthy, glad to know the truth.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
I see what the campbell's soup comment was. I only know like 2 things on this list to begin with LOL!
xrockette19x xrockette19x 10 years
i completely disagree with the starbucks. i used to work there, and as long as you order things with nonfat milk and without the whipped cream, it's not bad for you at all!! venti is a lot of milk though..i tend to go with grande.
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Okay, reading this list just made me so hungry. This list totally sucks cuz I love everything on it. :P
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
I completely agree with Jen76. Moderation is key.
suzanne suzanne 10 years
Oh Mannnnnnnnn :JAWDROP: I live right across the street from the Cheesecake Factory and often run in there for a low carb slice.
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I get really similar to that 3sweet but in a bowl. I cant eat the corn salsa anymore because my stomach doesnt agree with it anymore :cry:
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
Don't be messin' with my Chipotle! How bad can it really be? I get mine with rice, bean, grilled chicken, spicy corn salsa and mild tomato salsa. No cheese, sour cream or guac. Now, dosen't that sound healthy? (please say yes!)
ash_marisa ash_marisa 10 years
Soup???? God i love cheesecake factory..(tear)...
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
Blonde, I keep the Campell's soup at hand in my desk too. Tomato and chicken & stars. Mmm.
ccsugar ccsugar 10 years
I eat Campbell's condensed ABC soup all the time!! This list sucks.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
Oooooh my gosh I love Campbell's Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup! :rotfl: It's gross, I know, but I love it. I even keep a can in my desk drawer! ahaha
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 10 years
I have no idea how this list is not a record of the last 10 things I've eaten! Not a single thing that I eat is on here...however, I got a little scared when I read "Pepperidge Farm" because I thought it was going to say Geneva cookies - and there's no way I'm giving those babies up.
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
:oy: Moderation in everything.
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
I can't effin believe that Chipotle is on there! Not that I thought they were, like, HEALTH food or anything, but one of the TEN WORST??? Good thing I'm too poor to eat there now! I remember a few years ago, I took my little brother out and we shared a chicken strip basket from DQ. I started counting calories the next day and nearly died of shock when I found out I consumed 1000 calories in HALF the basket. HALF!!!
DStirk DStirk 10 years
Oh NO! I love Dove Ice Cream! Especially those little bite things, YUM!
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