How to Eat Less: Becoming Portion Aware
Hot Trend: Restaurant Snack Menus
Snack menus are popping up at restaurants everywhere. But how healthy are they? We reveal the best and worst picks. By: Karen Ansel, MS, RD
McDonald'sThumbs up: Grilled Chipotle BBQ Snack Wrap (pictured)
They sound so small and innocent, but many of McDonald’s Snack Wraps hardly qualify as snacks. With 10 varieties to choose from these mini wraps range from 250 to 430 calories. When only a snack wrap will do, curb your hunger with the Chipotle BBQ Snack Wrap and walk away for 250 calories, 8 grams of fat, and 670 milligrams of sodium.
Thumbs down: Angus Mushroom & Swiss Snack Wrap
The dubious distinction of most dangerous snack wrap goes to the Angus Mushroom & Swiss Snack Wrap. Weighing in with a whopping 430 calories, 26 grams of fat, and 10 grams of saturated fat this “snack” has more fat and calories than a medium order of fries.