Soda, potato chips, nachos, candy, doughnuts, curly fries, and (my personal favorite) late-night cheesy bread from a certain national pizza chain that shall remain nameless - what do all these things have in common? They're tasty and delicious delights, obviously. But, they also all fall under the classification of junk food - otherwise defined as: Any food that's high in calories, low in nutrients, and generally tastes so good you wonder why you can't eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Of course, you don't because these foods are bad for you. But, what does "bad" actually mean?
We decided to find out. Using Time Magazine's list of the Top 10 Iconic Junk Foods as a guide, we compared ingredients and investigated the three common denominators: fructose, fat, and food dyes. And, what we found has us reconsidering what we grab when we need an afternoon snack. Click ahead to get the whole story on what you eat.Read More »from The Truth About Junk Food