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11 Of The Unhealthiest Crackers Available In Stores
Ritz Originals are known for their buttery flavor and flaky texture, but they aren’t the healthiest option, containing high fructose corn syrup, and soybean or canola oil.
In just five crackers are 80 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbs, and 130 milligrams of sodium, but no dietary fiber or any significant amount of essential nutrients.
Wheat Thins
Wheat Thins Original Whole Grain Wheat Crackers are often marketed (and perceived) as a healthier cracker choice without any artificial flavors or colors.
A serving of 16 Wheat Thins has 140 calories, 5 grams of fat, and a surprisingly high 200 milligrams of sodium. They also contain canola oil, sugar, malt syrup, and preservatives.
Club Original
Club Originals have a light, buttery texture and hint of saltiness. They are mainstays for cheese and cracker enthusiasts and great for making homemade breading.
Every four crackers have 70 calories, 3 grams of fat, and 125 milligrams of sodium, which isn’t extreme, but people typically consume way more than four crackers at a time.
Cheez-It Originals are popular choice for a cheesy, salty snack. Although these crackers are undoubtedly delicious, they may give some health-conscious consumers pause.
A serving of 27 Cheez-Its has 150 calories, 8 grams of fat, 1.5 grams of saturated fat, and 230 milligrams of sodium. They also have additives like tertiary butylhydroquinone.
For every 55 pieces of cheesy Goldfish Crackers, you’ll get 140 calories, 5 grams of fat, 1 gram of saturated fat, and 250 milligrams of sodium.
The main ingredients are enriched wheat flour, cheddar cheese, oils, and salt. For healthier alternatives, try snacks that are lower in sodium and made from whole grains.