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
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
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