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Unhealthy Foods

The 10 Unhealthiest Halloween Candies

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.28.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

From hydrogenated oils to corn syrup to artificial coloring, many candies contain more processed ingredients than not. This is our list of the 10 worst offenders.

5 Fast-Food Breakfasts That Are Guaranteed To Blow Your Diet

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.20.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Fast food chains have done a very good job of turning breakfast into a game.

The 9 Highest-Calorie Meals At Chain Restaurants | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living

In vetting the menus for more than 200 chain restaurants, Einstein and her team were looking for not only high-calorie offenders but also those that were dangerously high in fat, sodium and added sugars. Here are nine of the highest-calorie meals at chain restaurants:

15 Foods That Have More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Donut

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Sugar has a sneaky way of showing up in places where it doesn't really belong. You expect the sweetness to appear in desserts, candy-coated treats and...

Your Diet: Should You Add or Subtract?

Alan Christianson | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

There is no debate you can improve your health by improving your diet. You may think cutting out unhealthy foods is the main way to do so. Certainly...

Six Holiday Foods You Should Put On Your Naughty List

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

We know how tempting it is to indulge in the sweets and treats readily available during the holidays, but HuffPost Live suggests you steer clear of th...

The Unhealthiest Frozen Dinners

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Frozen dinners are as much a part of American heritage as apple pie or baseball.

The Unhealthiest Salads You Can Eat

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We're not talking about a house salad with blue cheese dressing here.

8 Healthy Foods That Aren't Always Good For You

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

There are a TON of foods out there that somehow have earned the moniker of "healthy" foods. Now, with some of these, sure, there's plenty of nutritional value, but that doesn't make them a "freebie."

The 5 Craziest Foods Ever Deep-Fried

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.23.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

If we've learned one thing about food in the past few years, it's that if it exists, someone will find a way to deep-fry it.

Top 7 Most Addictive Unhealthy Foods

BuiltLean | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The foods on this list are calorie-dense, lack nutritional value, and can be addictive. While most of us indulge in these foods every once in a while, if you find yourself constantly craving these addictive foods, consider writing down the situations when you start craving them.

What's Worse For Your Brain: Sugar Or Cocaine?

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Think cocaine is bad for your brain? Then you might want to change the way you think about sugar. Eating high-sugar foods lights up your brain on an M...

Calorie Bombs In Your Easter Basket

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.19.2014 | Taste
KnowMore TV

Before you get started loading your cart with candy from the supermarket's colorful seasonal display, let's take a look at what those favorite Easter sweets really contain.

Dining in Disneyland: Not the Happiest Food on Earth

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Even though my son and I were on vacation, I continued to be a cardiologist, and the truth is, you can't really find a healthy meal at Disneyland, no matter how hard you try. Trust me, because we tried.

Top 10 Food Lies That Keep Us Sick and Fat, Part 1

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

When it comes to weight loss, there's a ton of advice out there. The problem is, most of it is terrible, outdated and scientifically disproven. And if you believe it, it could be getting in your way.

Fighting Obesity -- One Bodega at a Time

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

While these small businesses are the lifeblood of a vibrant city environment, the food choices that many folks make there can pack on the pounds and shorten their lives.

The Unhealthiest Hot Starbucks Drinks

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.06.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

While some of these beverages contain enough sugar to induce a diabetic coma in a Shetland pony, others made our naughty list for more surprising reasons -- like magnificent levels of cholesterol.

Salad Shame

Alexandra Silver-Fagan | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Silver-Fagan

I certainly know that my choice is my own, but the act of eating is social and thus the choices we make have become social topics. What upsets me the most however, is the fact that most people believe eating healthy translates to being uptight and/or mentally sick is preposterous.

Yagana Shah

7 Holiday Foods You Definitely Need To Avoid | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2013 | Fifty

The upcoming days will prove to be a virtual minefield of diet saboteurs and figure-fatteners, with holiday cheer all around. You'll encounter delicio...

Frying, Buttering And More Sins Against Superfoods

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

You've probably seen some version of the cute but misguided mantra claiming chocolate is a vegetable. As much as we all wish it were true, we can't...

Why I Cried For Joy When My Daughter Ate A Chicken Nugget

Denise Henry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Denise Henry

Eventually, I'll introduce Nina and her brothers to healthier snack options such as homemade chicken nuggets, sweet potato fries, kale chips, and edamame. But for now, when Nina says, "Mama, chicken nugget is yummy," it truly fills my heart with joy.

Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations.

The Deadly Fake Fat Lurking In The Supermarket -- Still!

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is renewing its call to the Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of partially hydrogenated oil altogether. In the meantime, here are some trans fat traps that our investigators found on a recent tour of the supermarket.

Foods Nutrition Experts Won't Eat

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News As a registered dietitian, many people are interested in what foods I eat, and just as often, what would never land on m...

The Two Worst Foods in the World

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Drop those two "foods" from your diet, and the guardian angels of your health and well-being will be sending you a heartfelt and passionate "thank you!"