10 worst frozen foods at Trader Joe’s

10 worst frozen foods at Trader Joe’s

We can never say enough about the importance of eating organic foods. Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that boost the immune system.

Trader Joe’s is known as a provider of healthy foods.

They carry many products without harmful ingredients like GMO’s or MSG.

However, there are still some frozen foods available at Trader Joe’s that are not so good for you.

Let’s take a look at the top ten foods you should avoid at Trader Joe’s.

1. BBQ Chicken Pizza: Each box contains three servings, but only one serving contains a third of the daily-recommended sodium intake.

Calories: 340

Saturated fat: 5 grams

Cholesterol: 30 milligrams

Sodium: 670 milligrams

Sugar: 10 grams

2. Cookie butter ice cream: Just one cup of this ice cream contains almost two Krispy Kreme doughnuts worth of sugar.

Calories: 220

Saturated fat: 6 grams

Cholesterol: 30 milligrams

Sodium: 70 milligrams

Sugar: 18 grams

3. Roasted eggplant Parmesan: There is more cheese than eggplant in this meal, and it contains 43 percent of the recommend daily amount for saturated fats.

Calories: 370

Saturated fat: 9 grams

Cholesterol: 30 milligrams

Sodium: 740 milligrams

Sugar: 1 gram

4. Mandarin orange chicken: This orange chicken meal contains more cholesterol than 10 slices of bacon per serving.

Calories: 320

Saturated fat: 3.5 grams

Cholesterol: 95 milligrams

Sodium: 330 milligrams

Sugar: 6 grams

5. Breakfast burritos: One serving has as much cholesterol as 17 strips of bacon.

Calories: 320

Saturated fat: 3.5 grams

Cholesterol: 160 milligrams

Sodium: 330 milligrams

Sugar: 6 grams

6. Ricotta and spinach cannelloni: This pasta meal contains half of the daily-recommended amount for saturated fat.

Calories: 390

Saturated fat: 10 grams

Cholesterol: 80 milligrams

Sodium: 850 milligrams

Sugar: 7 grams

7. Chile relleno: This meal contains almost the same amount of sodium as a bag of salted potato chips.

Calories: 350

Saturated fat: 11 grams

Cholesterol: 50 milligrams

Sodium: 1,160 milligrams

Sugar: 10 grams

8. Chicken pot pie bites: Just three of this pot pie bites contain one-third of the recommended daily value for saturated fat.

Calories: 210

Saturated fat: 7 grams

Cholesterol: 35 milligrams

Sodium: 380 milligrams

Sugar: 2 grams

9. Mac and cheese bites: These snacks are very high in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol.

Calories: 210

Saturated fat: 35 grams

Cholesterol: 40 milligrams

Sodium: 430 milligrams

Sugar: 1 gram

10. Chicken marsala with mashed potatoes: One serving contains the saturated fat levels of nine large eggs.

Calories: 480

Saturated fat: 15 grams

Cholesterol: 110 milligrams

Sodium: 750 milligrams

Sugar: 2 grams

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AS ALWAYS: Check with your health practitioner before you change your diet. Organic foods are not meant to replace any treatment or drugs you are taking.

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1. “10 of the Worst Frozen Items You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s.” TakePart. TakePart, n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2014.

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