03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Eight Summer Foods To Stay Away From

It's summertime and the dieting should be easy. But alongside the fresh fruits and light salads are a slew of unhealthy summer staples. Hot-weather favorites like ice cream, tropical cocktails, and fried chicken often rank high in calories and low in nutrition. And they're hard to avoid. Here are eight of the most calorific offenders. (We've saved the worst for last.)

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