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Fast Food Fun Facts--Count Those Calories!

Posted by Nirmala N.

Some fun factoids about fast food:

1) A 6-piece Chicken McNuggets contains 290 calories and 17 grams of fat, while a Filet-O-Fish sandwich has 470 calories and 26 grams of fat. In comparison, a hamburger has 270 calories and 9 grams of fat.

2) Burger King’s milkshakes contain 66 grams of sugar, or about 16 teaspoons.

3) Beware of supersizing. A Whopper is 660 calories, with 40 grams of fat, while a Double Whopper is 920 calories, with 59 grams of fat.

4) A Taco bell salad contains 850 calories, which is enough for about two meals.

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No matter what type of diet you're on calorie counting works best. I've always thougjt so but now it's been confirmed by researchers at Tufts University. They took people on a variety of diets and cut their calories by 30% each group averaged the same amount of weight loss at the end of 12weeks.
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