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      McDonald’s is also wrong. Not going to bother reading the rest if they can’t even get the math right.

      My phone zoom made the fries look like ~600 rather than ~500, lol

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    Why is all the math wrong, and also appearing to be sponsored by Titlemax?

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        TBH didn’t even know that was a thing.

        Still wondering how the predatory title loan service is highlighted lol.

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    How did Chipotle manage to make that burrito 1500 cals. Wtf are they putting into it.

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        I’ve never seen one in real life so maybe it’s larger than the picture makes it out to be.

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          They definitely are very large.

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              The one the served me was like a 3" drainpipe, I had trouble finishing it

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              Not really.

              Smallest difference is 150 calories for steak, and the largest difference is double carnitas at 420 calories more calories than the veggie.

              If you get a veggie with guac, it is more calories than any single-portion meat burrito without guac. But of course if you get guac on the meat burrito, it will have more calories.

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      Right? It’s also just a big burrito.

      Doesn’t even need to be fast food for a burrito to get crazy though. Carbs and protein cooked in fat, covered in fatty protein, fatty carbs, a little more fat, garnished with some dietary fiber mixed with fat and then wrapped up in some hot, dense carbs glued together by fat is gonna have a lot of calories. Can also have a lot of great nutrients, and you need all those fibers, fats and proteins but damn is it heavy.

      All the best foods seem to be geared towards an era of our existence when you’d wake up at dawn, burn 2000 calories before 11, eat lunch and nap for an hour then work off another 3000 calories before eating dinner at 5 and breaking even.

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    Arby’s is practically health food cause after you finish eating it you immediately shit out 1000 calories of it.

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    I’d be interested to see a version of this that excluded “dessert.” Just because I suspect some folks might eat, say, KFC but never order dessert in an effort to be “healthy.” It’d be interesting to know just how unhealthy it can get even if you skip the boston kreme donut or cheesecake or brownie on a stick or whatever.

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      I went to lunch with some work people, and a lady on the team got a dessert after that was a thick brownie with ice cream, chocolate syrup, nuts, and whipped cream on top, which she got with a coffee. When the waiter brought it, she asked for some sweet and low for the coffee and he burst out laughing (he quickly apologized).

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    Looks like some numbers got swapped for Popeyes, should be 1495.

    Honestly, some of those are “better” than I expected. I expected the Starbucks drink to be 1500 or more for one.

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      White Castle is probably the cheapest because the portion sizes of the burgers is so small.

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    Taco Bell’s caramel apple empanada was discontinued 5 years ago and I’m still not over it. This graphic should have a trigger warning.

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    What I’m getting out of this is that you have to eat a heavy meal and follow it up with dessert or something else full of sugar to hit that many calories.

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    McDonald’s math is 100 calories off

    Edit: I was wrong, my phone zoom made the fries look like ~600 rather than ~500, lol

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      When it’s 1500 calories for one damn meal… Does 100 calories matter that much for something like an infographic? That’s my entire daily calorie intake in one meal. If I ate that 3 times a day I’d be 600lbs. It’s trying to demonstrate a point, that this is an unreasonable amount of calories for a single meal. Also different countries use different ingredients for the same fast food joints so the calories could vary that way. Also x2 depending how long the person making the fries holds it in the deep fryer it could affect the calorie count based on that. Or whatever it is they are preparing… the amount of sauce or mayo they put on a big Mac could be 100 calories difference, whether they added extra cream cheese or butter to your bagel, or poured more or less cream into your Starbucks latte.

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      The 3 McDonald’s menu items’ calorie values displayed add up to the sum displayed; where is there a discrepancy of 100?