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!
The good news is that you can do better. There are healthier options at fast food restaurants. Use FastFoodNutrition.org to get informed and start making smarter choices today.
The Baja Chili Salad from Wendy's. Tortila chip strips, chili, pico de gallo, guacamole and cheese... in other words, a nacho platter on a bed of lettuce. This salad has a whopping 730 calories (420 from fat!), 47 grams of fat, and a gram and a half of trans fat. You just might be better off ordering a burger and fries.
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