Worst of the Worst: 15 Processed Foods That Are Ruining Our Health

Processed foods are popular because they’re convenient, even though we all know junk food is bad for us. Families with children are particularly susceptible to the lure of processed foods because they are so pressed for time. But while they’re fine on occasion, the easy, cheap calories in processed foods are damaging our health and it’s best to avoid them whenever possible. Here’s a look at 15 of the very worst offenders.

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For some processed food choices you can feel good about, check out Self‘s 2012 Food Awards.

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