8 salads with more fat than a Big Mac

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We’ve all done it, opted for a ‘healthy’ salad instead of the ‘unhealthy’ burger or sandwich. Did you know that these so called healthy  salads actually have more fat???
Below you’ll find a comparison between  the Big Mac and 8 salads you thought were doing your body good:

For comparison’s sake, the McDonald’s Big Mac
Calories: 540
Total fat: 28 g
Saturated fat: 10 g
Sodium: 960 mg

1. Chick-Fil-A: Cobb Salad
Calories: 810
Total fat: 59 g
Saturated fat: 12 g
Sodium: 1,880 mg

2. El Pollo Loco: Chicken Tostada Salad With Light Creamy Cilantro Dressing
Calories: 932
Total fat: 48 g
Saturated fat: 14 g
Sodium: 1,829 mg

3. Applebee’s: Grilled Shrimp and Spinach Salad
Calories: 1000
Total fat: 66 g
Saturated fat: 10 g
Sodium: 3080 mg

4. Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Parmesan Crusted Chicken Salad
Calories: 1080
Total fat: 48 g
Saturated fat: 9 g
Sodium: 910 mg

5. Panera Bread: Modern Greek Salad with Quinoa
Calories: 510
Total fat: 40 g
Saturated fat: 7 g
Sodium: 870 mg

6. Wendy’s: Spicy Chicken Caesar Salad
Calories: 720
Total fat: 43 g
Saturated fat: 13 g
Sodium: 1760 mg

7. Burger King: Bacon Cheddar Ranch Chicken Salad
Calories: 720
Total fat: 50 g
Saturated fat: 13 g
Sodium: 1960 mg

8. Applebee’s: Oriental Chicken Salad
Calories: 1340
Total fat: 98 g
Saturated fat: 15 g
Sodium: 1200 mg

So does all of this make a Big Mac the better choice? It’s not that black and white; red meat has its own complications and a salad, regardless of its shocking nutritional profile, will still likely offer a wider assortment of vegetables and nutrients. Just don’t assume you’re doing your body good by opting for a salad, read up on the nutritional guidelines.

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