Better-for-You Fast-Food Breakfast Choices
Carl's Jr.Calorie Rip-Offs
- Breakfast Burger: 830 calories, 47g fat, 15g saturated fat, 1,580mg sodium, 65g carbs, 3g fiber, 37g protein.
- Loaded Breakfast Burrito: 820 calories, 51g fat, 16g saturated fat, 1,530mg sodium, 52g carbs, 2g fiber, 38g protein.
- Sourdough Breakfast Sandwich: 460 calories, 21g fat, 9g saturated fat, 1,050mg sodium, 39g carbs, 2g fiber, 28g protein.
- Sunrise Croissant Sandwich: 560 calories, 41g fat, 15g saturated fat, 970mg sodium, 27g carbs, 1g fiber, 20g protein.
Fit Tip: Not too many great choices here, but in a crunch you can go with the Sourdough Breakfast Sandwich or the Sunrise Croissant Sandwich as the least of the evils.
Charles Stuart Platkin is a nutrition and public health advocate, founder and editor of DietDetective.com, the health and fitness network, and author of The Diet Detective's Calorie Bargain Bible. Copyright 2008 by Charles Stuart Platkin. All rights reserved.
Reprinted with permission from www.dietdetective.com, May 2008.
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