If you want to destroy a week’s worth of healthy eating efforts, be sure to try one of the top 25 worst desserts listed here. It’s difficult to resist these spectacular desserts at the end of a restaurant meal, but these supersized concoctions are best saved for a very, VERY, VERY special occasion.
When it comes to weight loss it’s all about the calories. Adding desserts like these on top of a meal and a drink just one time during the week can ruin the entire week and put the brakes on your weight loss goals. Research shows that looking at the nutritional information and calorie count of food before eating helps many people make a healthier choice.
Two, two, two desserts in one, and what’s with the size of that whipped cream? (Calories: 1,580, Fat grams: 76, Carb grams: 224)
2. Denny’s Banana Split
But I thought bananas were healthy! When loaded up with ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream, that healthy banana carries quite a load. (Calories: 810, Fat grams: 31, Carb grams: 121)
Cheesecake is never a low-calorie option, but 900 calories for a sliver of cheesecake? (Calories: 890, Fat grams: 62, Carb grams: 70)
Thunder? Oh yeah—thunder thighs! This bad boy can easily ruin an entire week of weight loss efforts.(Calories: 956, Fat grams: 78, Carb grams: 68)
Doesn’t this look like a reasonable dessert—maybe something to be shared with one other person—and not too filling? Oh, and who would say, “Hold the chocolate, please? (Calories: 1130, Fat grams: 37.5, Carb grams: 175)
Over 1600 calories and it’s not even big enough to share! It would take about five hours of circuit training to work that off. (Calories: 1,650, Fat grams: 96, Carb grams: 179)
Smothered in what, you have to ask yourself. This is one of the highest calorie cakes around.(Calories: 1,580, Fat grams: 102, Carb grams: 147)
Did this brownie win a blue ribbon for having the most calories of any brownie on earth? (Calories: 1,290, Fat grams: 63, Carb grams: 172)
You won’t be donning a bikini in paradise after downing a few of few of these. (Calories: 1,600, Fat grams: 78 g, Carb grams: 215)
These crystalized strips of graham crackers are served with a crock of melted chocolate ganache under a mountain of marshmallow fluff and a side of strawberries. (Calories: 985, Fat grams: 26, Carb grams: 180)
At over 1600 calories, this dessert gives new meaning to “death by chocolate!” (Calories: 1679, Fat grams: 49, Carb grams: 206)
You used every last ounce of willpower at dinner, and you sipped on your decaf while others gorged on dessert. But, on your way home, that Dairy Queen sign was just too tempting to pass, and you ordered a little nightcap, did you? (Calories: 1,320, Fat grams: 52, Carb grams: 193)
Men’s Health Magazine named this drink with 73 ingredients the “Unhealthiest Drink in America.” Ya think? (Calories: 2,310, Fat grams: 108, Carb grams: 303)
It’s going to take a lot of shaking to work off that walnut brownie fudge sundae. (Calories: 820, Fat grams: 42, Carb grams: 106)
Did you ever think that you’d see coffee clock in at 500 calories? Much of the pleasure of drinking coffee is the ritual, so why not enjoy the ritual with a plain cup of coffee or one of Starbucks’ skinny drinks. (Calories: 500, Fat grams: 17, Carb grams: 82)
If you’re going to have a doughnut, why stop short of the granddaddy of doughnuts? But, when was the last time you ordered just one Krispy Kreme doughnut? No one orders one Krispy Kreme doughnut! (Calories: 350, Fat grams: 20, Carb grams: 39)
What is it about chocolate and peanut butter? Sonic, that 1950s drive-thru with the servers on skates, does it up big time—at over 1000 calories. If you have to have a few Reeces, they’re 37 calories per cup, a bargain compared to Sonic’s frozen version. (Calories: 710, Fat Grams: 35, Carb Grams: 88)
Appropriately named, a serving of this without any accompaniments will set you back 320 calories. (Calories: 320, Fat grams: 20, Carb grams: 31)
According to Forbes, this summertime favorite will cost you almost 600 calories. A bowl of yogurt topped with strawberries is a refreshing alternative with less than 200 calories. (Calories: 584, Fat grams: 33, Carb grams: 66)
Key lime pie is another summertime favorite that’ll send you running from your swimsuit and wishing you could hide in your winter sweats. (Calories: 520, Fat grams: 27, Carb grams: 62)
Whether you call it flan, crème brulee, crème caramel or crema catalana, it adds up to around 400 calories for a mere ½ cup of silky smooth custard. (Calories: 400, Fat Grams: 35, Carb Grams: 16)
As if Twinkies aren’t bad enough on their own, the latest fad in Twinkies is to deep fry them. Count on more than 400 calories before you add toppings. (Calories: 420, Fat grams: 34, Carb grams: 45)
Who can turn down a slice of piping hot peach cobbler topped with ice cream and whipped cream on a hot summer evening? As an alternative, try a grilled peach and cut the calorie count by more than 90%. (Calories: 575, Fat Grams: 20, Carb Grams: 109)
This traditional Southern Thanksgiving dish will add around 500 calories to your holiday tab. You’ll have to walk an additional 4.8 miles to walk off this treat! (Calories: 456, Fat grams: 21, Carb grams: 65)
Nutritional information? You want nutritional information for deep fried chocolate covered bacon? The only number you need keep in mind when eating this delicacy is 911.
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