Nutrition Session 8
Cheat Meals, Fast Food Menu links
BURGER KING http://www.burgerking.com/Food/Nutrition/downloads/nutritionals.pdf The Whopper JR or Hamburger both have 310 calories and 13 grams of fat. The Chicken Whopper has 410 calories and 7 grams of fat. Avoid the Ranch and Zesty Onion dip at all cost…15 grams of fat per serving.
Chick-Fil-A http://www.chick-fil-a.com/MenuTable.asp?Category=specialties Chick-fil-a makes it easy to understand what is in each food item. Their nutrition facts can be read as if you are looking at a food label…look at the % RDA. A plus for chick-fil-a, you can now swap out the fries for fresh fruit–yeah somebody gets it!
HARDEES www.hardees.com/lowcarb.pdf Beware of Hardees new low carb items, although low in carbs, the fat content in the low carb thickburger(lettuce burger), the low carb chicken club have a n amazing 24-50 grams of fat.
KFC http://www.yum.com/nutrition/menu.asp?brandID_Abbr=2_KFC Get the skinny on Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Menu items. One of their better looking meals is the Oven Roasted Strips Meal: 3 Oven Roasted Strips, Green Beans, Seasoned Rice. Only 7 grams of total fat, but be careful this meal is loaded with 100% of your daily
recommended intake of Sodium.
Starbucks http://www.starbucks.com/retail/nutrition_info.asp Beware of any beverage that contains the words crème’or whip those words equate to high fat and 100-200 more calories per 16oz drink. Topping that list is the Strawberries and Crème’ Frap Grande(16oz) with whip at 580 calories and 17g of fat or the White Hot Chocolate with
whip at 580 calories and 28g of fat.
Taco Bell www.tacobell.com/nutrition.htm Total fat calories for two regular beef tacos with a regular side of nachos and cheese is a whopping 39 grams of fat. Your daily recommended is typically 68 grams or less.
WENDY’s www.wendys.com/food/index.jsp?country=US&lang=EN Think twice about ordering the Homestyle Chicken Strip Salad, it has 22 grams of fat without the dressing, add 1 packet of ranch dressing and pack a total of 45 grams of fat into one sitting.
PANERA BREAD http://panerabread.com/menu/ OR http://panerabread.com/pdf/nutr-guide.pdf Panera
Bread’s delicious sandwiches range between 590 – 1100 calories…saturated fat is between 11 and 56 grams…..this not
including your choice of side.