Here is a quiz I came across on rd411.com. I found it incredibly interesting and
thought you guys might find it surprising! There are moments that we are faced with having to eat fast
food without trying to break our diet too much. Sometimes you think you are making a healthy choice and in
fact you could have eaten that hamburger you wanted instead of that boring
chicken salad. Take this quiz to
see if you can pick the better choices.
(P.S. All large
corporations must post their nutritional information online. Go onto their website and check out the
calories before you order).
You are at Burger King®. Which of the following choices contains
the least calories?
Six chicken tenders
An Angus steak burger
A fish filet sandwich
You’re at Dairy Queen®. Which meal are you absolutely going to
avoid, because it contains more than half the amount of calories that most
moderately active people need to consume in an entire day?
The iron-grilled veggie quesadilla
The all-beef chili dog
The iron-grilled classic club sandwich
You’re at McDonald’s®. You know that grilled chicken is usually a
good bet. Which “premium” salad contains the least calories?
The Southwest salad with grilled chicken
The bacon ranch salad with grilled chicken
The Caesar salad with grilled chicken
You’re at Panera Bread®. Which sandwich will do the least damage
to your waistline?
A full smokehouse turkey on focaccia
A full chicken salad on whole grain
A full chipotle chicken on artisan French
You’re at Arby’s®. Which sandwich do you know to avoid, because it
contains way more calories than the others?
The regular beef ‘n cheddar
The pecan chicken salad
The roast ham and Swiss
You have decided to really splurge and get dessert at Dairy Queen.
Which selection contains the least calories?
A medium M&M® Blizzard®
A banana split
A medium hot-fudge sundae
a. The chicken tenders contain 250 calories, the Angus steak
burger contains 560 calories, and the fish filet sandwich contains 630
a. The veggie quesadilla contains an amazing 1020 calories, the
club sandwich contains 580 calories, and the chili dog contains a measly 290
c. The Caesar salad contains 220 calories, the bacon ranch salad
contains 260 calories, and the Southwest salad contains 320 calories.
b. The chicken salad on whole grain provides 620 calories, the
smokehouse turkey on focaccia contains 860 calories, and the chipotle chicken
on artisan French weighs in at a whopping 1070 calories.
b. The pecan chicken salad contains 870 calories, the roast ham
and Swiss contains 690 calories, and the regular roast beef ‘n cheddar contains
a comparatively small 440 calories.
c. The hot fudge sundae contains 440 calories, the banana split
contains 520, and the M&M Blizzard contains 840.
Estelle L. Benoit, RD, LDN