5 Restaurant Dishes To Avoid
Some restaurants have a reputation of providing notoriously unhealthy food. But sometimes that food is so unhealthy you wonder if the restaurant is trying to kill their patrons. Even the healthier options are sometimes very unhealthy. Here are five popular restaurant dishes to avoid.
1. Carl’s Jr.’s Double Six Dollar Burger
This stack of beef, cheese and bread contains 1,520 calories and over 100 grams of fat. Adding a large fry and soft drink pushes this meal up to around 2,500 calories and 150 grams of fat.
2. Chili’s Awesome Blossom
This is an appetizer with 2,700 calories, over 200 grams of fat and almost three times the recommended daily value of sodium. This appetizer is not a good way to start a meal.
3. Red Lobster’s Admiral’s Feast
Seafood is usually healthier than other meats, but this heavily deep-fried dish has 1,280 calories and 73 grams of fat. Those cheddar biscuits come in at 150 calories and eight grams of fat apiece.
4. Olive Garden’s Tour of Italy
At 1,450 calories, 74 grams of fat and 3,830 milligrams of sodium, this meal alone exceeds much of your recommended daily nutritional intake. Unlimited breadsticks and a bottomless dressing-laden salad could cover the next day’s daily intake too.
5. Ruby Tuesday’s Bella Turkey Burger
With turkey and portabella right there in the name you might think this burger is healthier than its beefy counterparts. It’s really not. It contains 1,145 calories, 56 grams of carbohydrates and 71 grams of fat. That’s more than some cheeseburgers.
Bonus sixth dish to avoid – Chili’s Chocolate Chip Paradise Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream
Every meal is better with dessert, but this one weighs in at 1,600 calories, 78 grams of fat and a whopping 215 grams of carbohydrates. If you start your meal at Chili’s with the Awesome Blossom appetizer, continue on to the 1,080 calorie bacon cheeseburger and wrap it up with this dessert, Chili’s will throw in a coupon for a local funeral home.
Obesity is a problem in this country, but the fault for this does not fall entirely on restaurants and their occasionally shockingly unhealthy food. Those who eat a calorically extreme meal and then never exercise can’t really blame the food for their weight. So if you find that you can’t avoid one of these unhealthy dishes, please be sure to exercise regularly.
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