Saturday, February 7, 2009

Eat This, Not That

After catching a segment of Oprah in which she discussed obesity in children. The featured guest was the editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine and author of the recently released book, Eat This Not That for Kids!

Did some follow up research and discovered he's released two other books... tailored to adults and grocery store shopping. Below he provides us with the top 20 worst supermarket foods.....(I'm sad about Twix).

  • 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
Check out his other books ..
Eat This Not That: Supermarket Survival Guide
Eat This Not That: Thousands of Simple Food Swaps

(via Lifehacker)