Sunday, June 24, 2012

Top Ten: Worst Fast Food Items

Some of the worse fast foods we love can be bad for our health..

Amazing with all the hype on cholesterol, heart disease, cancer and serious illnesses caused by eating things that are not good for you we have a list of the top ten fast food items to stay away from. Why you ask? Fat content and empty calories that can cause all of the above. Sure they taste good but the calories say STAY AWAY, your heart will thank you!  Here are some eye openers:

Outback Aussie Cheese Fries: (2900 calories and 182 grams of fat)
Taco Bell Chicken Ranch loaded taco salad: (calories 568, fat 37grams
Five Guys large fries: 1400 calories and 71 grams of fat for the large (Bacon Cheeseburger (920 calories, 62 grams of fat)
McDonald's Chocolate Triple Thick Shake: 1160 calories and 27 grams of fat (Double Quarter Pounder With Cheese (740 calories, 42 grams of fat)
Dunkin Donuts Sausage, Supreme omelet and cheese on a bagel (680 calories and 44 grams of fat)
Starbucks Hazelnut Signature Hot Chocolate (600 calories)
Applebee's Quessadilla burger (1440 calories)
Burger King Oreo Sundae Shake 980 calories and 21 grams of fat  (Triple Whopper Sandwich With Cheese (1,250 calories, 84 grams of fat)
KFC Chicken Bowl :(720 calories, 32 grams of fat)
Chop't Cobb Salad Wrap: (787 calories)

Want a few more?

Sbarro's Pizza dripping with grease (669 calories and 31 grams of fat)
Arby's Beef and Cheddar 445 calories and 32 grams of fat (Roast Turkey, Ranch & Bacon (818 calories, 38 grams of fat)

You can do loads of research, it's valuable to your health to know what your putting into your body. Think of the good you will do with the knowledge to stay away from things that will damage your heart and well being. Some of these have so much sodium it's incredible. Don't assume anyone else cares about you, start today and research what you are eating. Eat healthier your body will thank you for it.

Check out this website Calorie Counter for Fast Foods

Friday, June 8, 2012

Guacamole Avocado and Health Benefits

These tasty “alligator pears” as they are often referred to make a great fat burning
 treat as well as promotes overall good health.

3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced
1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
1 pinch ground cayenne pepper (optional)
In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt. Mix cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper. Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.


Sometimes called the alphabet fruit because just one avocado provides your body with vitamins A, C, E, K and B6 so you can be sure you’re getting plenty of body nourishments with each bite. Other vitamins found in relatively large quantities in an avocado include riboflavin, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid.
When you’re looking for avocado nutrition facts, pay close attention to potassium because one avocado has 975 mg.
Avocados provide many general health benefits, in addition to its fat burning benefits due to its vitamin E and glutathione, which protects you against tons of diseases including several forms of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and cholesterol.
Avocados also help reduce the signs of aging, regulate blood sugar and promote eye health.

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