Fast Food Nutrition

Which Subway Bread is Healthiest?

If we had to rank fast food restaurants by smell, Subway would be #1. Their fresh baked bread smells amazing! But with a dozen breads to choose from at Subway, which one is the healthiest? It's probably not what you think.

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What's in a McDonald's Shamrock Shake?

St. Patrick's Day is almost here and it's time to bring out that one green shirt that's way too ugly to wear any other day of the year. While you're doing that, McDonald's is also digging out one of their old green favorites, the Shamrock Shake. This peppermint-flavored, bright green milkshake makes an annual appearance for St Patty's day, much to the delight of its many fans. But what's in a Shamrock Shake? And how is it so green that it looks like it might just glow in the dark? Let's take a look!

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Survive Lent With These Meat-less Fast Food Options

Ash Wednesday is tomorrow and with it comes the start of Lent. For Catholics, that means 40 days of self-reflection, prayer, and abstaining from meat on Fridays. Now before you get all depressed thinking of all the Filet-O-Fishes you'll be eating on Fridays, let me share some good news: THERE IS A BETTER WAY! That's right, you no longer have to suffer through greasy, fried fish sandwiches slathered in tartar sauce to make it through Lent!

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Weight Watchers SmartPoints For Fast Food

Everyone loves Oprah's favorite things, and in 2015, Oprah found a new favorite: Weight Watchers. Last fall, America's favorite media mogul purchased a 10% share of the point-based diet plan company and went to work helping them improve their product. In the last few weeks, we've seen the fruits of those labors in the form of a new ad campaign starring Oprah herself, and a complete overhaul of Weight Watcher's point system. The old point system, dubbed PointsPlus, was just replaced with a brand new system called SmartPoints.

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Is Brown Rice Healthier Than White?

Everyday, millions of people find themselves in line at their favorite burrito or Asian restaurant, faced with a decision of colossal importance: white or brown rice? Ok, maybe it isn't THAT big of a decision, but in a world where we're all trying to eat a little healthier, choosing the right option for your rice can make a difference.

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Subway Flatbread: Is It Healthier?

If you're looking for a way to make your meal from Subway a bit healthier, you might be tempted to swap out the traditional bread for Subway's flatbread. It's thinner, so it's less bread... that's gotta mean it's healthier, right? That certainly seems logical, but Chipotle's calorie-filled tortilla taught us that thin doesn't always mean healthy.

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You Won't Believe How Many Calories Are In A Chipotle Tortilla

Next time you find yourself at Chipotle, think twice before ordering that burrito. You might not realize it, but that thin, flour tortilla actually packs a HUGE caloric punch. To illustrate just how many calories there are in a Chipotle tortilla, here's a list of fast food menu items that actually have fewer calories:

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How Much Fat Do Average Americans Get From Fast Food?

How many times a year are you eating fast food? For the average American, the answer to that question is a whopping 159 times! If those meals consist of a burger and fries, you'd be eating 7,000 grams of fat a year just from fast food! That's so much fat, that it would fill up eleven 20 oz soda bottles!

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Healthier Or Just Healthier Sounding?

Imagine you're an executive at a fast food restaurant chain and you've got a dilemma. Customers are looking for delicious, healthy food with high quality ingredients, but your boss wants you to keep costs down. How can you satisfy both your customers AND your boss?

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How Much Fast Food Do You Eat A Year?

The average American eats fast food 159 times a year. That's 3 times a week! Those who choose a burger, fries and cola for those meals are racking up over 190,000 calories a year. That's as many calories as you would burn running from New York City to Denver, Colorado!

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Fast Food Nutrition News

Wendy's 4 for $4 Nutrition Facts

If you're looking to get the most food per dollar, it's pretty hard to beat Wendy's 4 for $4 deal. For less than a fiver, Wendy's will serve you up a Junior Bacon Cheeseburger, 4 chicken nuggets, small fries and a small drink. That's a great deal for you wallet! But what about for your body? Let's look at the nutrition facts and find out!

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Arby's Smoke Mountain Sandwich Is a Monstrosity of Meats

When Arby's says that they "have the meats", they aren't kidding. And they're out to prove it with the new Smoke Mountain Sandwich. What's in this sandwich? A better question would be what ISN'T in this sandwich.

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