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10 worst fast food meals you can eat

Friday, July 12, 2013

Found this on fitnea.com while I was reading newsweek online and thought it was eye opening. Make sure you read the last one....wowza.

10 Worst Fast Food Meals You Can Eat

If you are one of those people who just crave for fast food meals, you should not feel bad for yourself. There is nothing bad in eating fast food meals occasionally. However, it is pretty bad if you don’t leave out certain meals which may badly affect your overall health. According to most studies, if you eat certain foods, it is not long before fat gets accumulated in the blood vessels. In fact, repeated consumption of these foods can lead to diabetes, heart trouble and of course, obesity. Certain fast food meals have a high-calorie content with more sodium and fat. In this article, we will tell you about 10 worst fast food meals you can have.

Arby’s Roast Turkey & Swiss

Although this meal sounds healthy, it is not. Supersize slabs of bread give you 725 calories in an instant. Moreover, you also get 8 grams saturated fat and about a full day’s supply of sodium. In case you are too tempted, it is better to order this meal without mayo. In fact, sharing one half with someone else will be a far better option.

Subway’s Footlong Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki

Most people are fooled by Subway’s health halo. Make sure you are not one of them. This sandwich gives 9 grams fat with around 800 calories. Furthermore, you will get over 2,000 mg of sodium. The maximum intake of sodium by an adult should not be more than 2,300 calories. With this fast-food meal, you will be on the brink of crossing that line.

Cinnabon’s Caramel Pecanbon

This fast food meal gives you 141 grams carbs, 1,100 calories, 56 grams fat and 8 grams protein. This treat from Cinnabon is a dangerous trick to cause many different health problems. It will be better if you could steer clear of this snack. Eating this meal regularly can cause obesity and health problems.

McDonald’s Filet-o-Fish

Eating fish is usually a healthier choice. But it is not in this case. Filet-o-Fish contains 18 grams saturated fat and 380 calories. If you just can’t resist, don’t ask for tartar sauce or mayonnaise. One tablespoon of each can give you 100 calories, which will add up fast.

Burger King’s Tendercrisp Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich gives you 46 grams fat and 800 calories. In fact, there can be nothing worse than adding a side or soda, as it will give you more than a full day’s share of fat and calories in just one sitting. Also, you will not find a single healthy fruit or vegetable in this sandwich.

Taco Bell’s Volcano Nachos

With such a name, there is nothing wrong with expecting the worse. This fast food meal can easily give you 62 grams fat, 1,000 calories and 1,930 mg of sodium. In other words, these nachos can be called a ‘nutritional disaster’. However, they also have 16 grams fiber, which is just one benefit among numerous drawbacks. Your body will be unable to do much with fiber when it’s fighting against so much fat and calories.

Domino’s Chicken Carbonara Breadbowl Pasta

This meal basically contains hollowed-out pizza dough stuffed with noodles, cheese and cream. One-third of the calories in this Pasta come from saturated fat while two-thirds come from refined carbohydrates. This does not leave any room for fiber and protein. Just three slices of this meal will give you around 900 calories.

KFC’s Half Spicy Crispy Chicken

Half deep-fried chicken is already bad news. A bigger problem is that you get the bottom half in this meal. Two thighs and two drumsticks are nothing more, but dark meat. These cuts are the cheapest and fattiest. Just one meal can provide you with about 85% of your daily need of calories, sodium and fat. With two meals, you will be way past that.

Burger King’s Large Triple Whopper

You should always try to avoid foods which are named as per their over sized versions. A Large Triple Whopper is packed with 80 grams fat and 1,200 calories. In fact, if you add a side to your order, you add 600 more calories. On the other hand, calorie count is raised to 2,200 calories if you add a Coke too. If you eat this meal once a week for an year, you will easily add more than 30 pounds to your weight.

Quiznos’ Tuna Melt

This tuna is dipped in a sea of mayo. If you eat this sandwich, it is actually equivalent to eating a whole pack of chips in one go. Even if you order this sandwich without chips, it will give you 27 grams fat and 1,460 calories. Health wise, this can be called the worst sandwich in the country.

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    I am so glad I have never really gotten into fast food.Thanks for sharing this post :)
    2690 days ago
    Linda, I have had the Filet-o-fish but that's it. The last one is just astounding!

    Destertdreamers -- sorry about your sandwich. You can still have it, just not everyday!!

    2691 days ago
    Glad to say I haven't tried any of them! Not going to start now.
    2691 days ago
    Wow. I like the Suway Sweet Chicken Teriyaki 6 inch. emoticon
    2691 days ago
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