They're delicious and irresistible. Golden brown with just the right amount of greasy combo. They can be dipped in ketchup, honey mustard, ranch, blue cheese, queso, mayo, etc. However something this delicious doesn't come without a cost, talk about a whopping amount of calories. People forget how much salt is sprinkled on french fries before they reach your table and then the ketchup you cover them in is full of sugar. Not the best combination after all. For one medium serving of french fries (117g), it equals 365 calories.
There is nowhere in the USA or anywhere else in the world where it's difficult to find pizza. Chains like Dominos use the pizza emoji to order a pizza within seconds, others already have your address saved needing one text to have it delivered to your door. It's fast, delicious, and caked with the taste that keeps you coming back for more. There's hundreds of toppings to increase the calorie count, and having three cheeses and cheesy garlic crust doesn't help matters either. You can make it at home as well...and no, that doesn't mean it's any healthier. One slice of 14" pizza (107g) is 285 calories and that's not including all of your wild toppings.
You will never feel full after a bowl of cereal no matter how hard your try. It's extremely addicting. Frosted Flakes, Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Kellogg, Trix, Fruit Loops, Captain Crunch, Golden Grams, etc. all share one thing in common: they are filled with sugar. Milk does not make cereal healthy, it just makes the milk a sweet juice after the cereal soaks in it. You'll have plenty of breakfast options in a dining hall but cereal is one to avoid. It's easy to make and always accessible for every meal so it's best to leave it alone. A 3/4 cup of Frosted Flakes contains 110 calories but to fill your bowl, you're pushing at least three cups which is more than 400 calories.
Ice Cream Bar
This is a trap. Froyo does not mean healthy. It's ice cream. It's delicious but dangerous. Everyone knows where the ice cream bar is in their dining hall. It sits next to an assortment of ice cream cones, cookie crumbles, brownies, cake, sprinkles, candy etc. It's perfectly okay to indulge every once in a while but to do it everyday is too much. Triple fudge sundaes are for special occasions, not an afternoon snack. And just because you put some fruit and nuts on your sundae does not magically make the calories disappear. A half cup of vanilla ice cream (16g) is 137 calories. Think about that next time you go for a second scoop.
Pop/Soda/Coke (Whatever You Call It)
Empty calories that will make you fat. They erode your teeth and insides. To get scientific, the reason why people should stay away from pop is because it contains pure fructose sugar, which eventually leads to weight gain because it messes up your blood-sugar that regulates insulin and your appetite controller, leptin. More sugar means more weight gain. Remember water may not be the fun choice, but it's definitely the most refreshing. Though a Coke is only 140 calories, an Arizona Raspberry Iced Tea is 270 calories.