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Food To Avoid While At The Mall


Oh man! Some of these sound sooooo good. 🙂 Guess that’s why they are so BAD for us. Health Magazine put up a list that everyone should skim through.

  1. Smoothie King’s Hulk Strawberry Smoothie: One 20-ounce smoothie: 1,044 calories, 35g fat, 120g sugar.
  2. Starbucks’ Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino Blended Creme with whipped cream: One 16-ounce Grande: 510 calories; 19g fat, 11g saturated; 59g sugar; 300mg sodium.
  3. Coldstone’s PB&C Shake: One “Gotta Have It” (Coldstone speak for “large”): 2,010 calories; 131g fat, 68g saturated; 153g sugar.
  4. Auntie Anne’s Jumbo Pretzel Dog: One Jumbo Pretzel Dog with butter: 610 calories; 29g fat, 13g saturated; 1,150mg sodium.
  5. Cinnabon’s Caramel Pecanbon: One bun: 1,092 calories, 56g fat, 47g sugar.
  6. Wendy’s Sweet and Spicy Boneless Wings: One order: 550 calories, 18g fat, 27g sugar, 2,530mg sodium.
  7. Dunkin’ Donuts’ Coffee Cake Muffin: One muffin: 620 calories; 25g fat, 7g saturated; 54g sugar; 93g carbs.

Want to learn about better alternatives? Health Magazine figured that out too! Click here to check out the list.

Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.