Eat This, Not That: Chick-Fil-A sandwich

| February 06, 2010
Photo from Wikipedia.org.
Photo from Wikipedia.org.

By choosing to eat at a fast food place only offering chicken, you already put yourself in a position to save some calories. Go a step further, though, and choose healthier chicken sandwich options at Chick-fil-A.

Here’s how the Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich stacks up against its Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich.

Calories:

Chicken Sandwich has 430 calories
Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich has 300 calories
Difference: 130, or 6.5 percent of your daily calorie intake based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Grams of fat:
Chicken Sandwich has 17g total fat, 1g saturated fat
Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich has 3.5g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat
Difference: 13.5g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat

The Chicken Sandwich has more than four times the total fat as the Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich. So while chicken is a good choice when trying to eat healthier, you can take it a step further by getting Chick-fil-A’s Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich.


*Nutrition information from Chick-fil-A.

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