Are you thinking about stopping for some fast food for dinner tonight? After you read this, you may want to put your car in reverse (look first) and high tail it out of there. In this blog we are looking at what is really in our food at fast food venues and chain restaurants.
As I mentioned on my radio show (if you missed it listen Click HERE) last week. This should be a plan B only option (when no other options are available). Plus, there are some healthier options at most restaurants these days. Scroll down to see a few.
McDonalds's: 50 Piece Chicken Mcnugget's Bucket contains: 24 Grams of Saturated Fat and 2,220 mg of Sodium.
Johnny Rockets: Bacon Cheese Burger:
3,500 Calories, 88 grams of Saturated Fat and 3,720 mg of Sodium.
Cheesecake Factory's Pasta Napoletana:
(Pasta with sausage, pepperoni, meatballs and bacon).
2,310 calories, 79 grams of Saturated Fat and 4,370 mg of Sodium.
Applebee's: Mac and Cheese with Honey Pepper Chicken with Bacon.
1,830 Calories, 92 grams of Saturated Fat and 4,300 mg of Sodium (Damn!!!)
Panera's Ham and Cheese Sandwich:
730 calories, 32 grams of Saturated Fat and 2050 mg of Sodium.
Applebee's Oriental Salad With Crispy Chicken:
1,440 calories, 97 grams of Saturated Fat and 1630 mg of Sodium.
Here are some healthier choices:Wendy's:Spicy Caesar Salad (full): 480 Calories, 27 grams of Fat and 1100 mg of Sodium.Asian Cashew Chicken Salad: 210 calories, 3.5 Grams of Fat, 520 mg of Sodium.
Chic-fil-A: Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap: 350 calories, 37 grams of Protein and 830 mg of Sodium.Starbucks: Spinach, Feta and Cage free egg white Breakfast wrap: 290 calories, 3.5 grams of saturated fat and 830 mg of Sodium.
Chipotle: Chicken Burrito Bowl with brown rice, pinto beans: 630 Calories, 21 grams of fat and 955 grams of Sodium.You know I was not going to let you go without a quick reminder about my trademarked secret. "Keep It a 5", watch my video on this HERE.