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Pre-packaged Kids' Food: The 11 Worst Offenders

As my two kids get older, I’m starting to feel like there are fewer and fewer moments in the day. I’m also feeling like feeding them both is a full time job all by itself. So, I’ve started wondering about some common convenience, pre-packaged foods — are they healthy for my kids? For some foods, the answer is yes. But there are also a lot of surprisingly unhealthy options out there. Hidden salt, sugar, and trans fat abounds, not to mention lengthy lists of unpronounceable chemical ingredients. Just because the food industry wants our kids to eat this stuff, doesn’t mean they should. Below the jump are 11 of the worst pre-packaged kids’ food offenders.

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