The Best and Worst Lunch Choices

Pack a healthy lunch, and save a little cash: Ditch these food-industry Frankenfoods.

By Jean Nick


Fruit Snacks

Often the only fruit in fruit rolls and "snacks" are in the picture on the package, and most such products contain lots of high-fructose corn syrup and artificial colors and flavors.

Better: Pack fresh whole fruit, fruit slices, dried fruit, or homemade fruit leather.