Most people love junk food. We all know it's not the best thing for us, but boy, is it good.

So what are the most popular junk foods in Connecticut and New York? Well, today's your lucky day -- you'll actually find out.

There's got to be something about junk food to possess msn.com to do a complete list of the most popular junk foods in every state in the country. So put down those kale chips, and hide the fruit basket, because at least for now, we're talking "junk food".

Connecticut:

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While the debate rages on and on, most people from the state will agree that the modern hamburger was actually invented in Connecticut. You may have heard about the now famous Connecticut steamed cheeseburger, which is suppose to be less oily and more juicy then the conventional burger. With that being said msn.com named the steamed cheeseburger Connecticut's main junk food.

 

New York:

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Folks in the Empire State go nuts for McDonald's, but one cannot live on the golden arches alone. When their not pulling up to the drive thru, or stuffing their faces with buffalo wings before the big game, their junk food choice is as sweet and sour as you can get. You guessed it, SweeTarts are the number one junk food snack in New York State.

So the next time you're craving something a little on the fatty or sweet side, treat yourself to a nice thick juicy burger in Connecticut, and then take a drive across state lines and top it off with a hearty handful of sweet tarts. Your stomach may hate you, but your senses will never be the same.

By the way, here are some of the most popular junk foods in some of the states that border Connecticut and New York.

  • Massachusetts - Fluffernutter
  • Rhode Island - Johnny Cakes & Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • New Jersey - Sour Patch Kids
  • Pennsylvania - Swedish Fish
  • Vermont - Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

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