Have you ever have the burger vs. salad debate at your favorite fast-food joint? When it comes to your health, this seems like a simple decision. But a deeper look at the Nutrition Facts statements in each restaurant could change your mind.
McDonald’s: Big Mac, versus Premium Southwest Salad with Crispy Chicken
530 for the Big Mac
450 for the Salad
85mg for the Big Mac
50mg for the Salad
960mg for the Big Mac
850mg for the Salad
47g for the Big Mac
42g for the Salad
Protein is fairly even: 24g and 23g respectively.
• Subway: 12″ Turkey Breast Sandwich versus the Buffalo Chicken Salad with Ranch Dressing
The Salad has 20mg more Cholesterol than the sandwich.
92g for the sandwich
13g for the salad
• Burger King: Whopper with Cheese versus the Garden Fresh Chicken Cesar Salad with Tendercrisp and Dressing
760 for the Whopper
670 for the Salad
1410mg for the Whopper
1760mg for the salad
The Salad has one gram more of protein (33g versus 34g).
• Wendy’s: Chicken Sandwich versus the Spicy Chicken Cesar Salad with Dressing
510 for the sandwich
670 for the salad
The salad is higher in: Cholesterol, Sodium, and Protein.
• KFC: The Crispy Twister wrap versus the Crispy Chicken Caesar Salad with Croutons and Dressing
610 for the wrap
560 for the salad
The salad had 30g of protein, while the wrap only had 4g.
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