From Women’s Health,
Fast food is no longer the worst thing you can eat. The Journal of Nutrition Education found that the offerings at sit-down restaurant chains such as Applebee’s Ruby Tuesday, and IHOP, were not only high in fat and calories, but exceeded the sodium and saturated fat allotments for an entire day. Thanks to oversized portions, a typical entrée can have an average of 800 calories, while a full meal clocks in at approximately 1,500 calories. Patrons who order dessert and a beverage as well, risk eating 2,000 calories in a one sitting. Even menu options labeled as a “healthy choice” by the restaurant were typically not. (Women’s Health)
Uh oh! Looks like we’re all going to have to reconsider about where we eat, if you’re a calorie counter.