Got Fat? Get Motivated! Guilty Pleasure or Not?

"All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt!" ~ Lucy Van Pelt
Got Fat? Get Motivated! Guilty Pleasure or Not?

Hello, welcome to Wednesday.  Hope all is well, and no-one had Fast Food this past week (survey results are presented at the bottom).  I feel great.  I was able to exercise last evening. So, why, am I discussing chocolate?  Halloween is just around the corner and chocolate is so tempting, its my guilty pleasure, or maybe it really doesn't have to be. 

I was doing some research earlier and came across a perfect idea for this weeks survey.  I cannot reveal the source because the survey will not be fun.  A well-known magazine was discussing which chocolate bar one should pick over another. While chocolate bars are packed with calories and fat, some are actually better for you than others. 

I present this weeks survey:  


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Last weeks survey results: 

1)  IHOP: Which menu item contains the most calories?

Loaded potato and bacon soup ~ 40% (430 calories - 29 grams of fat)
Breakfast sampler ~ 20% (1180 calories, 74 grams of fat)  Cinn-A-Stack French toast ~ 20% (1120 calories, 54 grams of fat)
Rooty Tooty Fresh & Fruity ~ 20% (750 calories, 45 grams of fat)

2)  Subway:  Which menu item contains the most calories?

Sunrise Subway Melt ~ 20% (230 calories, 8 grams of fat)  
6 inch BLT ~ 20% (320 calories, 9 grams of fat)
Italian BMT ~ 60% (410 calories, 16 grams of fat)

3)  Wendy's:  Which menu item contains the most calories?

Cheeseburger Deluxe ~ 20% (350 calories, 19 grams of fat)  
Medium Chocolate Frosty ~ 20% (690 calories, 36 grams of fat)
Asiago Ranch Chicken Club ~ 40% (340 calories, 9 grams of fat)
Large Sea Salt fries ~ 20% (530 calories, 25 grams of fat)

4)  Burger King:  Which menu item contains the most calories?

Large Milk-Shake (Chocolate) ~ 80% (960 calories, 23 grams of fat)
Spicy Chicken n' Crisp Sandwich ~ 20% (460 calories, 30 grams of fat)

* Answers are highlighted in green. 

Please note, before going out to eat, check the nutritional facts! Generally, the data is available online.  Overall, you will make healthier choices. 

Direct Links for complete nutritional information: 




Please don't forget to take the chocolate bar survey. 
I appreciate your help! 

Love,
Determined D xo

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