It is after Thanksgiving and you are rushing around in the mall for the early sales. Perhaps you have kids in hand and they are starting to pulling on your sweater with those familiar words "I'm hungry!"
You may be looking for the nearest fast food restaurant for a quick and inexpensive meal for the kids. Before you buy that meal, here is something to consider.
Dietitians with the Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine has published a report titled, "The FIve Most Unhealthful Fast Food Kids Meals.
Here they are in order:
|Rank||Five Worst Fast-Food Kids Meals||Nutritional Profile|
|Worst||McDonald’s Mighty Kids Meal: Double Cheeseburger, French fries, and chocolate milk||840 calories; 37 grams of fat|
|2nd Worst||Wendy’s Kids’ Meal: Chicken Sandwich, French fries, and chocolate Frosty||770 calories; 34 grams of fat|
|3rd Worst||KFC Kids Meal: Popcorn chicken, potato wedges, string cheese, and soda||800 calories; 1,800 milligrams of sodium|
|4th Worst||A&W Kids Meal: Cheeseburger, French fries, and soda||780 calories; 9 grams of saturated fat|
|5th Worst||Burger King’s BK Kids: Breakfast muffin sandwich meal||95 milligrams of cholesterol; exceeds recommended limit on sodium intake for child’s breakfast|
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