Worst Restaurant Foods

Let’s be real, sometimes when we’re in a pinch, fast food is convenient, though not always health option. An occasional indulgence is just fine however, be cautious of hidden calories and choose healthier options whenever you can!

Unhealthiest… Instead…
BurgerCarl’s Jr. Six Dollar Guacamole Bacon Burger
 

1,810 calories

92 g fat (29.5 g saturated, 2 g trans)

3,450 mg sodium

This meal has the saturated fat equivalent of 30 strips of bacon the salt equivalent of 10 large orders of McDonald’s French fries!

A salad, but if you’re
going to eat a burger, you’re best off ordering a Whopper Jr. – but hold the mayo, of course!230 calories
3 g saturated fat
9 g protein
DrinkBaskin-Robbins Large Chocolate Oreo Shake 

2,600 calories

135 g fat (59 g saturated, 2.5 g trans)

1,700 mg sodium

266 g sugars

This has more sugar than 20 bowls of Foot Loops (266 g), more calories than 11 Heath candy bars (2,310).

A greek yogurt, but if you’re going to splurge
try a Wendy’s Frosty.
250 calories6 g fat (4 g saturated)

35 g sugars

Mexican DishChili’s Fajita Quesadillas Beef with Rice and Beans, 4 Flour Tortillas, and Condiments 

2,240 calories

92 g fat (43.5 g saturated)

6,390 mg sodium

253 g carbs
This dish has the saturated fat equivalent of 44 strips of bacon.

Baja Fresh OriginalBaja Taco

200-230 calories

5-8 g fat (1-2g saturated)

230-280 mg sodium

Sources: www.eatright.org, www.choosemyplate.gov

About ACI Specialty Benefits

ACI Specialty Benefits ranks in the nation’s Top-Ten providers of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), corporate wellness programs, student assistance, corporate concierge, and work/life services to corporations worldwide. ACI partners with clients to Perk Up employee engagement and performance with benefit programs that improve morale, productivity and the bottom-line. With a 95% customer retention rate and over 7 million lives covered. ACI remains a privately-owned specialty benefits corporation, headquartered in San Diego. For more information, visit www.acispecialtybenefits.com or call 800.932.0034.
This entry was posted in All Blogs, CORE Wellness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Worst Restaurant Foods

  1. ttinney says:

    Love this article – I think it should be illegal to have a dish or drink that is over 2,000 calories on a menu…wow!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s