Eat This, Not That: Church’s Chicken

| April 03, 2010

Church’s Chicken offers customers some healthier chicken choices if you know what to order. It’s time to compare chicken nuggets and chicken sandwiches. Bread does add calories, but let’s see how Church’s Premium Homestyle Sandwich stacks up against their Nuggets, which come in a pack of five.

Calories:

Premium Homestyle Sandwich has 623 calories.

Five Nuggets have 162 calories.

Difference: 461, or 23 percent of your daily calorie intake based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Grams of fat:

Premium Homestyle Sandwich has 32g total fat, 8g saturated fat.

Five Nuggets have 7g total fat, 2g saturated fat.

Difference: 25g total fat, 6g saturated fat

Church’s Premium Homestyle Sandwich has almost four times the calories, more than four times the total fat and three times the saturated fat of the Nuggets. So next time, lose the bread.

*Nutrition information from Church’s.

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