20 Unhealthiest Frozen Meals

Premade dinners are often trans-fat and sodium bombs. The Daily Beast finds the frozen meals to avoid.

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Unhealthy Frozen Meals

The freezer section’s premade concoctions may be convenient—but many are trans-fat and sodium bombs. The Daily Beast ranks the unhealthiest, from Stouffer’s to Lean Cuisine.

20. Lean Cuisine—Sesame Chicken

GoodGuide health rating: 2.3

Calories: 330

Saturated Fat (g): 1

Carbohydrates (g): 47

Protein (g): 16

19. Tony's Pizza for One—Pepperoni

GoodGuide health rating: 2.2

Calories: 550

Saturated Fat (g): 12

Carbohydrates (g): 59

Protein (g): 18

18. Kid Cuisine Corn Dog meal—Carnival

GoodGuide health rating: 2.2

Calories: 420

Saturated Fat (g): 3

Carbohydrates (g): 68

Protein (g): 10

17. California Pizza Kitchen Pizza—Crispy Thin Crust BBQ Chicken

GoodGuide health rating: 2.1

Calories: 270

Saturated Fat (g): 4

Carbohydrates (g): 33

Protein (g): 16

16. Banquet, Crock-Pot Classics Meatballs in Stroganoff Sauce

GoodGuide health rating: 2.1

Calories: 300

Saturated Fat (g): 5

Carbohydrates (g): 29

Protein (g): 14

15. Marie Callender's Sweet & Sour Chicken With Rice and Vegetables

GoodGuide health rating: 2.1

Calories: 600

Saturated Fat (g): 20

Carbohydrates (g): 88

Protein (g): 22

14. Kid Cuisine Fried Chicken Dinner

GoodGuide health rating: 2.0

Calories: 470

Saturated Fat (g): 5

Carbohydrates (g): 48

Protein (g): 24

13. Marie Callender's Pot Pies—Chicken

GoodGuide health rating: 2.0

Calories: 670

Saturated Fat (g): 14

Carbohydrates (g): 55

Protein (g): 19

12. Zatarain's New Orleans Style Beef Stroganoff

GoodGuide health rating: 1.9

Calories: 360

Saturated Fat (g): 6

Carbohydrates (g): 37

Protein (g): 16

11. Buitoni Chicken & Mushroom Ravioli With Marsala Wine Sauce

GoodGuide health rating: 1.9

Calories: 530

Saturated Fat (g): 11

Carbohydrates (g): 59

Protein (g): 7

10. Stouffer's Veal Parmigiana

GoodGuide health rating: 1.9

Calories: 430

Saturated Fat (g): 5

Carbohydrates (g): 46

Protein (g): 20

9. Stouffer's Dinners, Salisbury Steak

GoodGuide health rating: 1.9

Calories: 710

Saturated Fat (g): 16

Carbohydrates (g): 48

Protein (g): 41

8. Zatarain's New Orleans Style Shrimp Alfredo

GoodGuide health rating: 1.9

Calories: 460

Saturated Fat (g): 7

Carbohydrates (g): 39

Protein (g): 24

7. Stouffer's Pot Pie, Turkey White Meat

GoodGuide health rating: 1.8

Calories: 710

Saturated Fat (g): 16

Carbohydrates (g): 61

Protein (g): 23

6. Hungry-Man Boneless Fried Chicken With Mashed Potatoes

GoodGuide health rating: 1.8

Calories: 860

Saturated Fat (g): 9

Carbohydrates (g): 86

Protein (g): 32

5. Banquet Chicken Fried Steak

GoodGuide health rating: 1.8

Calories: 390

Saturated Fat (g): 6

Carbohydrates (g): 41

Protein (g): 14

4. Banquet Salisbury Steak Entrée

GoodGuide health rating: 1.8

Calories: 280

Saturated Fat (g): 19

Carbohydrates (g): 13

Protein (g): 14

3. Zatarain's New Orleans Style Blackened Chicken Alfredo

GoodGuide health rating: 1.7

Calories: 500 

Saturated Fat (g): 25

Carbohydrates (g): 46

Protein (g): 23

2. Hungry-Man Buffalo Chicken Strips

GoodGuide health rating: 3.7

Calories: 920

Saturated Fat (g): 7

Carbohydrates (g): 71

Protein (g): 34

1. Hungry-Man Grilled Bourbon Steak Strips

GoodGuide health rating: 1.6

Calories: 620

Saturated Fat (g): 3.5

Carbohydrates (g): 94

Protein (g): 30