Worst Foods in America 2013

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  1. Mark Mayonnaise

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    20. WORST FRANKENFOOD
    Olive Garden Lasagna Fritta
    1,030 calories
    63 g fat (21 g saturated)
    1,590 mg sodium



    This appetizer sounds like a fantasy food dreamed up in the early morning hours at a college frat house: "Dude, imagine if you took hunks of lasagna, dipped them in batter, and tossed them in the deep fryer." Unfortunately, Olive Garden's crazy pasta creation is the real deal, and so is its cost to your health. A meal starter with half a day's calories and a day's saturated fat? That's one fantasy we'd rather not fulfill.



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    19. WORST PASTRY
    Cinnabon Caramel Pecanbon
    1,080 calories
    50 g fat (20 g saturated)
    76 g sugars

    The cinnamon bun is an inherently unscrupulous pastry—there's just no way to slather big blobs of dough with butter and frosting and end up with a sensible treat—but this caramel catastrophe from Cinnabon is just plain inexcusable. Here, Cinnabon, that peddler of so much dietary mischief, takes its classic bun—which already packs an astounding 880 calories—and defiles it with a dousing of caramel syrup and a pile of pecans. This type of shameless excess results in a day's saturated fat, half a day's calories, and nearly 20 teaspoons of sugar. Save your own buns and indulge elsewhere.



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    18. WORST FRIES
    Steak 'n Shake Chili Cheese Fries (large)
    1,170 calories
    67 g fat (22 g saturated, 3.5 g trans)
    2,150 mg sodium

    Here's the most distressing dietary fact we know: French fries are the most consumed "vegetable" in America. They also happen to be one of the most dubious caloric investments in the nutrition world. Bad enough on their own, but when doused with trans-fatty processed cheese and loaded with greasy ground beef, you get a side dish so twisted it'll make a burger blush. In fact, you could scarf three Steakburgers with cheese and still take in fewer calories than you would with these spuds. Our advice: If you're really hungry, skip fries altogether and order another burger.



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    17. WORST SUB
    Quiznos Chicken Carbonara (large)
    1,370 calories
    68 g fat (29 g saturated, 1 g trans)
    3,110 mg sodium

    Carbonara is code for cream, cream, and more cream. Grilled chicken is usually a safe sandwich stuffer, but a smothering of Parmesan Alfredo sauce—along with the fatty one-two punch of bacon and cheese—makes for a chicken sub with more than a day's allotment of saturated fat. A 160-pound person would have to go on a 3-hour hike just to burn off this sandwich's calorie load. There are much smarter ways to spend your lunch money.



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    16. WORST FAST-FOOD BURGER
    Hardee's Monster Thickburger
    1,300 calories
    93 g fat (35 g saturated)
    2,860 mg sodium


    "Monster" is right. This burger beast comes at your diet full force, saddling your gut with four strips of bacon, three slices of processed cheese, and two 1/2 -pound slabs of greasy ground beef. Coincidentally, 1/2 of a pound is exactly how much flab you'll add to your middle if you inhale one of these bad boys. At Hardee's, consider "little" a relative term. The Little Thick Cheeseburger is one of the only ways to leave the chain's drive-thru window with your waistline intact.



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    And then? :cmon:
     
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    Olive Garden used to be good. Now they are just awful.
     
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    No one orders french fries at Steak & Shake. They are awful.
     
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    15. WORST DESSERT
    Outback Steakhouse Chocolate Thunder from Down Under
    1,554 calories
    105 g fat (53 g saturated)
    133 g carbohydrates

    The word "Thunder" is a pretty clear indicator that you're about to do some serious damage to your diet, but this sundae's nutrition stats are impressively heinous. The calorie culprits: a brick of a brownie, a hefty scoop of vanilla ice cream, a crown of whipped cream, and a deluge of chocolate sauce. Even if you split this dessert with three friends, you'll still take in a meal's worth of calories and a day's saturated fat. When you consider that the Classic Cheesecake is one of the great caloric bargains in America, there's no excuse to throw away 1,200 calories.



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    14. WORST SALAD
    IHOP Chicken & Spinach Salad
    1,530 calories
    111 g fat (30 g saturated, 2 g trans)
    2,400 mg sodium

    The poor spinach never saw it coming. The simple menu description screams wholesome and healthy, but nothing could be further from the truth. With this bowl of mischief, IHOP debases one of the most nutritious greens on the planet by suffocating it with deep-fried chicken, bacon, and one too many handfuls of Cheddar cheese. You could order the chain's worst burger—the Monster Bacon'N Beef Cheeseburger made with Bacon Patties—and a side of fries—and still not reach the calorie load of this health-food fraud. Unfortunately, other than the basic Simple & Fit House Salad and the Side Caesar Salad, none of the pancake purveyor's salads come with fewer than 700 calories.



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    13. WORST MILK SHAKE
    Baskin-Robbins Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Shake (large)
    1,600 calories
    72 g fat (46 g saturated, 2 g trans)
    181 g sugars

    We're thankful that Baskin ditched the 2,310-calorie Heath Bar Shake that used to haunt our every waking moment, but there are still more than a few nutritional nightmares to be found on its menu. Even an average small shake at the chain houses 16 teaspoons of sugar! Order a large cookie dough and you'll gulp down more than 2 days' worth of saturated fat, 56 Chips Ahoy! cookies' worth of sugar, and enough calories to add half a pound to your gut. A word of caution: When you can drink your dessert, you're asking for trouble.



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    I'm about to take my little boy to Chili's for dinner. Wonder how bad the chocolate molten cake is....:bigthink:
     
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    12. WORST CHIPS & DIP
    Chili's Skillet Queso with Chips
    1,580 calories
    96 g fat (34 g saturated)
    3,880 mg sodium

    Cheese dips are bad news to begin with—their fluid consistency can fool you into downing more calories than you realize—and the addition of fatty ground beef makes Chili's version the most hazardous chip sauce in America. Order this little cheese pot and you risk scooping up almost 2 days' worth of saturated fat and nearly a day's calories. Those would be some seriously sad stats for an entree, but for an appetizer, they're downright deplorable. Other than its rib and burger plates, this is the most offensive item Chili's has to offer.



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    Got food poisoning at Outback. They can shove their food up their ass. I will never return.
     
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    11. WORST HEALTH-FOOD FRAUD
    Cheesecake Factory Grilled Chicken and Avocado Club
    1,750 calories
    N/A g fat (28 g saturated)
    2,366 mg sodium

    The folks at the Cheesecake Factory aren't exactly forthcoming about what goes on behind their culinary curtain, so we're honestly not sure how they managed to take grilled chicken and avocado—two of the healthiest foods on the planet—and turn them into a sandwich with more calories than their worst burger. The bacon, cheese, and mayo certainly don't help matters, but the Factory must be hiding a secret ingredient that magically turns any reasonable food into a nutritionist's nightmare. We may never know the truth, but all you need to know is this: Stay away from this sandwich.



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    I love those tiny french fries. :mad:
     
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