Friday, October 1, 2010

ONLY in American Restaurants

Killer menu items you can get at your favorite restaurants. Make sure to bring your cell phone so that you can schedule the open heart surgery for later that night. These are UNBELIEVABLY dangerous to your health!..

We'll start with an appetizer, how bad could that be?
Applebees Appetizer Sampler

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 2510 - Calories from Fat 1512
 ----------------% Daily Values-----------------
Total Fat 168g 258%
Saturated Fat 49g 245%
Cholesterol - Not Listed
Sodium 6660mg 278%
Total Carbohydrate 183g 61%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars - Not Listed
Protein 92g

This is the same as eating:
 75 Chips Ahoy cookies or 25 Hostess HoHos!

Ok, Ok, lets eat something a little more healthy, like a salad.
Surely that will be good for us, right?


California Pizza Kitchen Original BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size 1 salad

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1133 - Calories from Fat 650

----------------% Daily Values-----------------
Total Fat 100g 154%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 1460mg 61%
Total Carbohydrate 95g 32%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugars 11g
Protein 46g

Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 22% Iron 43%


Outback Steakhouse Aussie Cheese Fries with Ranch Dressing

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size 1 plate (250g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 2900 - Calories from Fat 1638

----------------% Daily Values-----------------
Total Fat 182g   280%
Saturated Fat  20g 100%
Cholesterol   200mg  67%
Sodium  1300mg  54%
Total Carbohydrate 240g 80%
Dietary Fiber   20g  80%
Sugars   50g  
Protein 20g  

This "appetizer" is the equivalent of eating:

60 Chicken McNuggets!!!! 

Let's just skip dinner and go straight to dessert...

The Cheesecake Factory Carrot Cake

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size 1 slice

Amount Per Serving

Calories 1510 - 
Calories from Fat 756

----------------% Daily Values-----------------

Total Fat 84g   129%
Saturated Fat  23g  115%
Cholesterol  190mg 63%
Sodium   600mg  25%
Total Carbohydrate 179g   60%
Dietary Fiber  6g  24%
Sugars  129g  
Protein  18g

Just like eating:

one dozen LARGE chocolate cones from Dairy Queen!

Bon Appetit! 

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