Dinner outside the home: Fast Food vs Sit Down Restaurants
Studies have shown that the average meal at sit-down restaurants is typically not as healthy as a similar meal at a fast food restaurant. According to the editor-in-chief of Men’s Health magazine the sit-down restaurant “is actually considerably worse for you than the often-maligned fast food fare...our menu analysis of 24 national chains revealed that the average entrée at a sit-down restaurant contains 867 calories, compared with the 522 calories in the average fast food entrée. And that’s before appetizers, sides or desserts - selections that can easily double your total calorie intake.
When you and your family go out to eat, what and where is your first choice?