quarter-pounder

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quarter-pounder

A hamburger that weighs roughly four ounces (a quarter of a pound) before it is cooked. The phrase is best-known as the name of a hamburger served at McDonald's fast food restaurants. I think I'm going get a quarter-pounder for dinner tonight—what would you like?
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Vincent:Also, you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?
McDonald's are offering a Third Pounder - a quarter pounder with an extra 33g of Angus beef.
The Filet O Fish is 380 calories compared to 540 calories in a Big Mac and 510 calories in a Quarter Pounder with cheese.
A Quarter Pounder at McDonald's has 7 grams of saturated fat plus 1 gram of trans fat.
Nothing like a snack with the calories of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
And the sat fat in a diminutive (270-calorie) twin-pack of Caramel & Creme Squares pretty much matches what you'd get in a Quarter Pounder.
But when it comes to calories and sat fat, they're really burgers in disguise: At McDonald's, a medium fries is the equivalent of a Quarter Pounder.
A Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Big Mac, or Big N' Tasty with Cheese gobbles up about 12 grams of sat fat and 500 to 600 calories, give or take.
What can you get at Dunkin' Donuts that has more calories than a Big Mac, more saturated fat than a Quarter Pounder, and more sugar than a Mrs.
Instead of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese, try a Garden Salad, Chicken Caesar, or Chef Salad.
That's equivalent to a Quarter Pounder every three days.
Even without the bacon, it's worse than a Quarter Pounder.
Until fast food chains make good on their promise to use 100% vegetable oil, keep in mind that, to your arteries, a large order of fries from McDonald's, Arby's, or Hardee's looks like a Quarter Pounder.
Think of it as a Quarter Pounder with an extra 1,200 mg of sodium sprinkled on top.
The industry leader, McDonald's, for example, is rolling out a fried McChicken Sandwich that has more calories and fat (albeit less saturated fat) than a Quarter Pounder.