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Have you ever have the burger vs. salad debate at your favorite fast-food joint? When it comes to your health, this seems like a simple decision. But a deeper look at the Nutrition Facts statements in each restaurant could change your mind.



• McDonald's: Big Mac, versus Premium Southwest Salad with Crispy Chicken


530 for the Big Mac

450 for the Salad


85mg for the Big Mac

50mg for the Salad


960mg for the Big Mac

850mg for the Salad



47g for the Big Mac

42g for the Salad


Protein is fairly even: 24g and 23g respectively.


• Subway: 12" Turkey Breast Sandwich versus the Buffalo Chicken Salad with Ranch Dressing


The Salad has 20mg more Cholesterol than the sandwich.


92g for the sandwich

13g for the salad


• Burger King: Whopper with Cheese versus the Garden Fresh Chicken Cesar Salad with Tendercrisp and Dressing



760 for the Whopper

670 for the Salad



1410mg for the Whopper

1760mg for the salad

The Salad has one gram more of protein (33g versus 34g).


• Wendy's: Chicken Sandwich versus the Spicy Chicken Cesar Salad with Dressing


510 for the sandwich

670 for the salad

The salad is higher in: Cholesterol, Sodium, and Protein.


• KFC: The Crispy Twister wrap versus the Crispy Chicken Caesar Salad with Croutons and Dressing



610 for the wrap

560 for the salad

The salad had 30g of protein, while the wrap only had 4g.


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    Tamara said: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:31:38 +0100
    Burgers baby...love that meat when i make it at home. Eating at those fast food joints is simple suicide
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