Top-25 “Diet Buster” Foods to Avoid

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Are you on a diet or trying to lose some weight? Maybe you're trying to become more fit by making healthier decisions. According to Health Magazine, these are the top-25 foods a person should try and avoid. Some of the items on the list may surprise you.

Some of the foods are on the list because of a high calorie count. Other items are here due to high amounts of fat, sodium, and artificial flavor ingredients.

Top-25 Foods to Avoid

1. Amy’s Organic Thai Coconut Soup

2. Bear Naked Chocolaty Cherry Grain-ola Bar

3. Quaker Natural Low-Fat Granola

4. Vitamin Water

5. Healthy Choice Sweet and Sour Chicken

6. PowerBar Performance Energy Cookies & Cream

7. Kellogg’s Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts

8. Reese’s Puffs Cereal

9. Arnold’s Whole Grain Country White Bread

10. Kar’s Yogurt Apple Nut Mix

11. Haagen Dazs’ Dulce de Leche Low-Fat Frozen Yogurt

12. Ruffles Cheddar & Sour Cream Potato Chips

13. Lunchables’ Wholesome Deep Dish Pepperoni Fun Pack

14. Pizza Hut’s Meaty P’Zone

15. Quiznos’ Chicken with Honey Mustard Flatbreak salad

16. Macaroni Grill’s Kids’ Fettuccine Alfredo

17. Chili’s Onion String and Crispy Jalapeno Stack

18. Olive Garden’s Grilled Shrimp Caprese

19. Dunkin’ Donuts’ Coffee Cake Muffin

20. Wendy’s Sweet and Spicy Boneless Wings

21. Cinnabon’s Caramel Peacanbon

22. Auntie Anne’s Jumbo Pretzel Dog

23. Coldstone’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Shake

24. Starbucks’ Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino

25. Smoothie King’s Hulk Strawberry Smoothie

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