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Is ham and cheese sanwiches healthy??

im curious....

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Dulce1023

Asked by Dulce1023 at 9:36 PM on Feb. 21, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • depends on the ham and cheese. The bread would make a difference to.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:37 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • ~*nope*~... well at least not as healthy as you'd hope it were... and loaded with calories... ham is a fatty meat and cheese doesn't help
    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 9:38 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Healthier than some things, but not really. Ham is fatty, salty and filled with calories. The cheese is processed and the bread would only be considered healthy if it was 100% whole grain.....

    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 9:41 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • With wheat bread and mustard instead of mayo, deli sliced ham one of the lean varieties and one slice of cheese, it would be about 300 calories and a protein rich meal.
    jamesonjustines

    Answer by jamesonjustines at 9:42 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • no,

    turkey is healthy
    amparoortega

    Answer by amparoortega at 10:07 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Turkey is better. Lower in fat and sodium. But ham isn't as bad as bologna or pastrami. You can use whole wheat bread and low fat cheese, and throw in some veggies (I like lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and sprouts) to give it a healthy kick. Omit the mayo, too.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 10:15 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • turkey is better..
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 2:58 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I think turkey is better more lean
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 9:09 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • if it was low fat and make on whole grain bread and eaten in moderation it is not terrible, but ham is NOT the best choice of meat.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:54 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Watch the sodium count on both. I had to search all over town for reduced sodium cheese, but the ham I use has less sodium than most of the prepared turkey.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 9:24 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

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