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The 17 Most Unhealthy Frozen Pizzas

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The 17 Most Unhealthy Frozen Pizzas

Frozen pizza is the perfect choice when you're low on time and need something quick, right? Well, as convenient and delicious as it might be, there are some health risks to be aware of when consuming frozen pizza. Many frozen pizzas are high in sodium, sugar, and calories, are highly processed, and have artificial preservatives. While having a frozen pizza on occasion isn't going to hurt you, consuming frozen pizza regularly is a concern for heart health and can put you at risk for developing heart disease. Some frozen pizza options are healthier than others! Today, we're going to take a look at some of the most unhealthy frozen pizzas that you should try to avoid.

Tombstone Original 4 Meat Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza):

  • 370 calories
  • 18 grams of fat
  • 910 milligrams of sodium
  • 35 grams of carbs
  • 4 grams of sugar

As a meat lover's pizza, this pizza has a handful of different processed meats and is very high in calories, fats, sodium, and carbs.

DiGiorno Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza):

  • 640 calories
  • 23 grams of fat
  • 1,280 milligrams of sodium
  • 83 grams of carbs
  • 11 grams of sugar

This is a small pizza that packs a ton of calories, fat, sodium, and carbs. Topped with lots of cheese and creamy alfredo sauce, just a quarter of this pizza is over half the daily recommended amount of fat and sodium.

Screamin' Sicilian Brazen Buffalo

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza):

  • 330 calories
  • 15 grams of fat
  • 1,300 milligrams of sodium
  • 31 grams of carbs

This pizza serving has the highest amount of sodium so far, so if you think one slice won't hurt, think again! One serving has 57% of the daily value of sodium.

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Just because frozen pizza have a high content of unhealthy ingredients doesn't mean you can't enjoy it from time to time.

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Wegman's Bake & Rise Pizza Supreme

Nutritional information per serving (1/6 pizza)

  • 360 calories
  • 13 grams of fat
  • 760 milligrams of sodium
  • 44 grams of carbs
  • 5 grams of sugar

The serving size for this pizza is smaller than the others at a sixth of the pizza. So you really need to keep an eye on how many slices you eat of this one, or the numbers will add up too quickly.

California Pizza Kitchen Crispy Thin BBQ Chicken Recipe

Nutritional information per serving (1/3 pizza)

  • 290 calories
  • 11 grams of fat
  • 640 milligrams of sodium
  • 33 grams of carbs
  • 9 grams of sugar

With this pizza, you do get to eat a little more and not worry about adding too many more calories, fat, sodium, and carbs listed above. The serving size is bigger at a third of a pizza.

Great Value Three Cheese Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/6 pizza):

  • 400 calories
  • 21 grams of fat
  • 830 milligrams of sodium
  • 38 grams of carbs
  • 3 grams of sugar

Cauliflower crust must mean this pizza is healthy, right? Well, don't let that trick you. This pizza is very high in calories, fat, sodium, and carbs, and the serving size is smaller, at a sixth of the pizza.

Red Baron Classic Crust Four Cheese Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza):

  • 380 calories
  • 17 grams of fat
  • 710 milligrams of sodium
  • 41 grams of carbs
  • 8 grams of sugar

Just because a pizza doesn't have “any” toppings doesn't make it healthier! We see that in this pizza, where cheese is the only topping, yet the calories, fat, sodium, and carb count are very high.

Screamin Sicilian Pizza Co. I'm Stuffed

Nutritional information per serving (1/5 pizza)

  • 360 calories
  • 19 grams of fat
  • 770 milligrams of sodium
  • 31 grams of carbs
  • 3 grams of sugar

This pizza has a lot of cheese since it's used as a topping as well as two and a half feet of cheese stuffed crust. Be careful with this one, as just a fifth of the pizza has 40% of the daily recommended amount of saturated fats.

DiGiorno Bacon Me Crazzy Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza)

  • 410 calories
  • 21 grams of fat
  • 920 milligrams of sodium
  • 34 grams of carbs
  • 3 grams of sugar

Yes, this pizza might have high protein content with the bacon as a topping, but its saturated fat content is very high and should be avoided.

Red Baron Fully Loaded Pepperoni Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/6 pizza):

  • 390 calories
  • 19 grams of fat
  • 680 milligrams of sodium
  • 38 grams of carbs
  • 7 grams of sugar

This pizza pie is another option that is high in saturated fat. About 50% of its fat content is saturated fat, which is also almost half of the daily recommended amount.

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You can make a homemade pizza at home pretty easily! Buy dough from the store, and be health-conscious when picking out your toppings. You might be surprised how well it turns out.

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Celeste Pizza For One Sausage and Pepperoni

Nutritional information per serving (whole pizza)

  • 400 calories
  • 20 grams of fat
  • 890 milligrams of sodium
  • 47 grams of carbs
  • 3 grams of sugar

A small pizza for one should have fewer calories, right? Wrong. This small pizza has just as many calories, fat, sodium, and carbs as the servings of the other pizzas. But this pizza will ensure you won't overindulge because once it's gone, it's gone.

Freschetta Naturally Rising Crust Four Cheese Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/5 pizza)

  • 370 calories
  • 14 grams of fat
  • 800 milligrams of sodium
  • 48 grams of carbs
  • 9 grams of sugar

The four cheese pizzas really add to the calorie and fat count. Sadly, although cheese is delicious, too much cheese increases the saturated fat content, which can become unsafe.

Tombstone Original Supreme Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza)

  • 350 calories
  • 17 grams of fat
  • 770 milligrams of sodium
  • 35 grams of carbs
  • 4 grams of sugar

Although this pizza has some healthy toppings like onions, peppers, and olives, it's high in sodium and saturated fats due to the additional processed meats it has.

Banquet Pizza Double Stuffed Pepperoni

Nutritional information per serving (1 slice):

  • 460 calories
  • 22 grams of fat
  • 1,300 milligrams of sodium
  • 44 grams of carbs
  • 5 grams of sugar

This pizza isn't a full pizza, but two slices of double-stuffed pizza. But just because there are two, doesn't mean you should eat both! This pizza has a dangerously high sodium count, and eating both would get you halfway to your daily calories and over the daily sodium limit in just one meal.

Tombstone 5 Cheese Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza)

  • 370 calories
  • 18 grams of fat
  • 740 milligrams of sodium
  • 33 grams of carbs
  • 4 grams of sugar

This pizza is another cheese culprit. It's made with a third of a pound of cheddar, mozzarella, asiago, romano, and parmesan cheese. And although it's tasty and delicious, just a quarter of the pizza contains almost half the daily recommended amount of saturated fat.

Kirkland Pepperoni Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 pizza)

  • 400 calories
  • 24 grams of fat
  • 990 milligrams of sodium
  • 29 grams of carbs
  • 5 grams of sugar

For all the Costco lovers, beware! Their pizza might be delicious, but it has the highest amount of fat and saturated fats of all these pizzas. And although you can get more for less money-wise at Costco, ensure you get quality as well and opt for a healthier option than this pizza.

Stouffer's French Bread Three Meat Pizza

Nutritional information per serving (one pizza):

  • 460 calories
  • 25 grams of fat
  • 1,070 milligrams of sodium
  • 40 grams of carb
  • 5 grams of sugar

Often, we think a smaller meal means fewer calories. This is not true, especially when it comes to these French bread pizzas. With the extra bread content, variety of meat toppings, and cheese, the calorie, fat, sodium, and carb count on these pizzas add up very quickly.

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