Thursday, November 13, 2014

McDonald’s Big Mac Hidden Cost

McDonald’s has been in business since 1937, and now it has a store across the globe. Their Big Mac is available in their menu everywhere in the world, but do you know what you're eating? Big Mac is composed of double beef patties topped with their signature sauce, American cheese, pale lettuce, diced onions, vinegary pickles, and white sesame buns. The McDonald’s trademark burger has 550 calories and 10 grams of saturated fat that is about 51% of your daily recommended allowance no wonder a lot of people are fat and unhealthy.

Big Mac burger - 540 calories, 29 grams of fat, and 1,040 milligrams of sodium. If you eat a single Big Mac it will be 28% of your daily recommended calories, 45% of total fat, and 43% of sodium. Eating this burger daily for a year on top of your regular daily diet you will gain an additional 197,100 calories or 56 pounds of body weight.

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