Fast Food Nutrition News

 
Keep it healthy on Cinco de Mayo

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, the celebration of Mexico's victory at the Battle of Puebla! But if you love food, it's also a celebration of Mexico's fantastic cuisine. Before you get any ideas in your head about going to Taco Bell or Taco Johns for a greasy Cinco de Mayo meal, consider cooking something better at home. Our pals at Under 500 Calories have picked out a whole bunch of low-calorie, authentic Mexican recipes to help you celebrate.

See the best healthy Mexican recipes

Making your fiesta meal at home can be fun, healthier, and it's bound to be more authentic than the tex-mex food from a fast food restaurant.

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McDonald's To Make French Fries Healthier

Are fries still fries if they aren't fried? According to McDonald's, they are. The Illinois-based fast food giant has just announced that they will start oven-baking all french fries. It's all part of an effort to improve the health of McDonald's food.

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Burger King's Angriest Whopper Will Have You Seeing Red

In 2012, Burger King turned the spice-o-meter all the way up to 10 when they introduced the Angry Whopper. This tongue torching burger was topped with bacon, habanero cheese, jalapeno slices, spicy fried onion petals and a spicy "angry" sauce. Apparently some people were actually able to stomach this hot, beefy meal without getting indigestion. Today Burger King is attempting to fix that by upping the ante with the new Angriest Whopper.

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Taco Bell $1 Morning Value Menu Nutrition

To attract breakfast customers, Taco Bell has tried offering all kinds of unusual foods. They've turned traditional breakfast foods like waffles and biscuits into tacos, covered donuts with Cap'n Crunch cereal and even sold a "morning" soft drink. But if all of those gimmicks didn't get you to try Taco Bell's breakfast menu, maybe their latest change will convince you to.

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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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Taco Bell Quesalupa Nutrition Facts

Taco Bell has an illustrious history of combining two foods into one. First, it was combining Doritos and tacos. Then it was quesadillas and burritos. Well, the crazy cooks at Taco Bell are back at it again. Last night at the Super Bowl, Taco Bell announced their latest creation, the Quesalupa. As you may have guessed, the Quesalupa combines a cheese quesadilla with a Chalupa. The result is a a gooey, cheesy monstrosity unlike anything the world of tex-mex food has ever seen!

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