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OMG Facts - McDonalds
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maidenend wrote in truthaboutfood
Occasionally I like to go on OMG Facts website just because I enjoy random facts. I even follow OMG Facts on Twitter. I'm only mentioning this because I'm trying to get across that I don't even have to go looking for this information and it finds its way into my viewing.

After scrolling randomly through random facts on http://www.omg-facts.com/ I came across the following:


McDonald's SALADS are more fattening than their burgers.

You can see for yourself in their nutrition facts. A hamburger at McDonald's has 9 grams of fat. A cheeseburger has 12 grams of fat. The Premium Caesar salad with crispy chicken has 17 grams of fat. The Premium Southwest Salad with crispy chicken and the Premium Bacon Ranch Salad with crispy chicken both have 20 grams of fat.

On top of that, SALAD DRESSING adds EVEN MORE fat. If you want to add Creamy Southwest Dressing, it's 6 more grams of fat. The Ranch Dressing has 15 grams of fat. The Creamy Caesar Dressing has 18 grams of fat. So, if you get a salad with crispy chicken and salad dressing, you could be consuming 35 grams of fat - the fat equivalent of 4 hamburgers.
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Just thought I'd share that information with all of you. That's all for now.

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I try not to eat there anymore. McDonald's is like three days worth of calories for me in one meal alone.

I also read somewhere that salads are a bit of a misconception--if you get a salad with mostly junk on it...cheese, croutons, dressing and other stuff--it is very fattening and not good for you at all. So the idea that having a salad is somehow good for you is a huge fallacy. Unless you do just the lettuce and oil and vinegar thing...which people never do.

Good point.

So true... people don't even realize it when they order salads or make them at home for that matter. I try to keep it simple and always use a measuring spoon with my dressing so I know how much I'm using and how many calories I'm consuming in that dressing alone. I rarely ever use cheese because it's so high in fat and I never use croutons. It's hard to eat healthy with so many deceiving and seemingly healthy foods out there. I just wish people were more aware of that.

So true... people don't even realize it when they order salads or make them at home for that matter. I try to keep it simple and always use a measuring spoon with my dressing so I know how much I'm using and how many calories I'm consuming in that dressing alone. I rarely ever use cheese because it's so high in fat and I never use croutons. It's hard to eat healthy with so many deceiving and seemingly healthy foods out there. I just wish people were more aware of that.

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