In this day and age, healthy foods has become such a big and important thing for people. From organic foods to more foods with little to no sugar, low carbs, etc etc.
Which is also why avoiding certain foods at grocery stores is also a bid deal.
So, given that fact, when we saw this great article that was done by the great folks over at eatthis.com, we thought you guys would like to read it.
They did an article on the 25 foods you should never buy at Kroger.
Check out the list below:
Kroger Complete Buttermilk Pancake Mix
PER 1 CUP: 240 calories, 3.5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 640 mg sodium, 46 g carbs (1 g fiber, 9 g sugar), 5 g protein
Although pancakes aren’t the first thing you think of as healthy food, it is possible to whip up a batch that offers enough nutritional benefits to justify the generous helping of carbs, fat, and sodium. For example, this recipe for buttermilk pancakes delivers 14 grams of protein. Kroger’s pancake mix delivers a mere five.
Of course, with Kroger’s mix, all you have to do is add water, but honestly, measuring a few ingredients and cracking a couple of eggs isn’t really the challenge of making flapjacks. The challenge is in getting them to cook up evenly. But if you’re set on making pancakes from a mix, consider one of these 9 Best Pancake Mixes That Are Worth Buying.2
Kroger Original Pancake Syrup
PER 1 CUP: 100 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 40 mg sodium, 26 g carbs (0 g fiber, 16 g sugar), 0 g protein
Kroger suggests topping its pancakes with its Original Pancake Syrup. But we say you’d be wise to skip both. The classic topping for pancakes is maple syrup, and Kroger’s syrup is nothing more than corn syrup (high fructose corn syrup, to be exact) and water. Don’t cheat yourself out of the lovely depth of pure maple syrup; we love This Delicious Maple Syrup from Trader Joe’s That Only Has Two Ingredients.3
Kroger Sugar-Free Pancake Syrup
PER 1 CUP: 10 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 90 mg sodium, 4 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 4 g sugar alcohol), 0 g protein
Does the fact that Kroger’s sugar-free pancake syrup has only 10 calories make it healthier than the original? Nope. In fact, the sugar-free version is arguably a worse choice because it contains sorbitol, which can cause unpleasant intestinal distress, namely bloating, flatulence, and diarrhea.
And if you’re whipping up a batch of flapjacks (with real maple syrup!), be sure to avoid these 13 Common Pancake Mistakes.