Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Fast Food's Dirty Little Secrets

It's 2008. The holidays are over but the spare tires linger. Bathing suit season is still a reach, but now is the time when millions of us start thinking about getting back in shape.

Here are a few little secrets, courtesy of Men's Health magazine, that the restaurant industry does not want you to know:

- a medium-size fruit-and-yogurt smoothie at Dunkin Donuts has more than four times the sugar of a chocolate-frosted cake doughnut
- one Omelette Feast at IHOP will satisfy about 150% of your daily fat requirement and 300 percent of your suggested cholesterol intake
- an order of Outback's Aussie Cheese Fries has 2,900 calories. Outback's website reports that: "we take pride in our 'No Rules' approach to accommodating our customer's specific dietary needs."

I'm worried.

Read the full report here