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10 Kid foods you could never stomach as an adult

Bethany Ramos is an editor, blogger, and chick lit author. Bethany works as Editor in Chief for Naturally Healthy Publications.

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

Let's take a quick trip down memory lane. What was your favorite food as a kid? As an adult with mature taste buds and a better understanding of how your gastrointestinal tract works, would you ever dare eat it today?

I don't know about you, but I was all about white bread when I was a kid. This was probably because my mom "deprived" me of white bread in favor of wheat, since she wanted me to be healthy. The nerve. Nowadays, if I eat a sandwich made with white bread and deli meat, I have to suppress my gag reflex. I guess my mom knew what she was talking about.

One extensive Reddit thread takes kid food nostalgia to a whole new level. Behold, 10 of your favorite kid foods that may turn your stomach as an adult: 

1. Cap'n Crunch cereal

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

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The truth according to Reddit: "The roof of my mouth just can't take it."

2. Cheese ravioli

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

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The truth according to Reddit: "Most cheese in store-bought ravioli tastes disgusting. Plus, you could get things like butternut squash ravioli, or spinach ravioli, or mushroom ravioli... Why get cheese when you have all these possibilities?! I ate cheese ravioli like once a week when I was a kid — that Bertolli brand that they sell in the grocery store."

3. Chicken nuggets

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The truth according to Reddit: "I would eat them constantly. I've been eating a more organic diet recently, decided to get nostalgic and have some, and I tasted for the first time how processed/fatty/gross they are. I felt like an alien was growing in my stomach right after."

4. Circus peanuts

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The truth according to Reddit: "I tried one of those the other day, y'know for childhood memories, and I had to spit it out. Man, those things are gross."

5. Fish sticks

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The truth according to Reddit: "God only knows what those things are made from."

6. Hot dogs

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The truth according to Reddit: "I prefer Italian sausage and bratwurst now. They're grown up hot dogs."

7. Hot Pockets

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

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The truth according to Reddit: "Like a party in your mouth, and everybody's throwing up."

8. Ovaltine

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

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The truth according to Reddit: "I use to eat spoonfuls of it as a kid. Now it tastes like iron shavings with a slight hint of cocoa."

9. SpaghettiOs

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The truth according to Reddit: "Now I can actually taste the metal can they are packaged in when eating SpaghettiOs."

10. Vienna sausages

Redditors reveal 10 kid foods that are disgusting to adults

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The truth according to Reddit: "I used to eat them cold, straight out of the can! It's probably been 35 years since I've eaten those things, but if I put my mind to it, I can almost still taste the retrospective grossness."

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