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MonStar
08-31-2002, 11:45 PM
Anyone know a GOOD website where I can find all of these.

All I need is calories but for a TON of different foods, etc.

BCC
09-01-2002, 12:03 AM
I don't know of any good sites, but there are definately some good books out there about it. I can't recall the name of the one I had, it was like the food bible or something along those lines. It had all major fast food places and restaurants in it.

JHolmes145
09-01-2002, 12:16 AM
fast food link (http://www.3fatchicks.com/fast/fast-food-nutrition.html)

entrrt
09-01-2002, 01:49 AM
i think calorieking.com has a fast food list for the nutr. values.

SkinnyPupp
09-01-2002, 03:05 AM
The nutritional value of fast food is zero.

booster1
09-01-2002, 03:24 AM
Originally posted by JHolmes145
fast food link (http://www.3fatchicks.com/fast/fast-food-nutrition.html)

Thanks for the link. I've been looking for that for like two weeks.

body
09-01-2002, 05:50 AM
MCARDLE ,W,D,. Katch, I,F,. Katch, V.L,. (1996) Exercise Physiology, energy, nutrition and human performance 4th edition. williams & Wilkins. p744-762.

this has quite a few on it.

plus it has lots of other info on physiology, nutrition and human performance as a bonus.
well the 1st 700 pages are on this stuff.
the 5th edetion should be out now ata guess.

MonStar
09-01-2002, 07:42 AM
Thanks guys, appreciate the help - seriously.

entrrt
09-01-2002, 06:37 PM
Originally posted by SkinnyPupp
The nutritional value of fast food is zero.

yeah i know...it sounds like an oxymoron statement. :D

Blood&Iron
09-01-2002, 07:16 PM
Just go to the website of whatever place you're curious about. They pretty much all have nutritional info on their home pages.

Ex:
www.wendys.com
www.tacobell.com

Etc, etc, etc.

Corinne Netzer's 'Complete Book of Food Counts' also has info for most of these places.

duque21
09-01-2002, 08:14 PM
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR15/sr15.html
-- this is the site of all sites, it has the most complete info of any source I have ever come across, check it out, and it has all the fast foods too

body
09-02-2002, 01:58 PM
Originally posted by SkinnyPupp
The nutritional value of fast food is zero.

I totaly disagree with this.

some fast is not to good. but lots of non-fast food products are low in nutritients as well.

the main reason why people see fast food as bad. is more the nutritients it has got in. like lots of certain types of bad fats and lots of salt and sugar.

there are many good fast foods. such as strawberry. foods like this come under fast food.

ready made sandwich are fast food and some have some excellent nutritional values. lots of carbs, healthy fat, protein and vitamins and minerals.
eg

SkinnyPupp
09-02-2002, 04:08 PM
When we say "fast food" we aren't referring to "food that is prepared quickly".

We are referring to "fast food" restaurants, like MacDonald's, Wendys, Burger King, and the like.

You won't find healthy sandwiches at any of these places. Their foods will not be high in vitamins and minerals, and though they will often have a lot of protein, it will more often than not be at a 1:1 ratio with fat, a lot of it saturated.

I have never seen a fast food restaurant sell fresh fruit either...

Avatar
09-02-2002, 04:22 PM
Originally posted by SkinnyPupp
I have never seen a fast food restaurant sell fresh fruit either...

a McD's Fruit'n Yogurt Parfait has strawberries and blueberries mixed in between the yogurt. :thumbup:

Feckless
09-02-2002, 04:25 PM
A six-inch roasted chicken breast sandwich from Subway (http://www.subway.com/) has 22g of protein, 6g of fat (1.5 of it saturated), 48g of carbohydrate and 4g of dietary fibre. Throw out the top half of the (whole wheat) bread and eat the sandwich open-faced, and you've got a nice balance there. Better eat two or three!

A chili bowl from Tim Horton's (http://www.timhortons.com/english/images/nutcan.pdf) has 17g of protein, 9g of fat, 24g of carbohydrate and 3g of dietary fibre. Eat it with a Black Forest ham & swiss cheese sandwich on whole wheat, which has 27g of protein, 18 grams of fat (with the mayo), 51g of carbs and 2g of dietary fibre.

Fast food's suboptimal but I don't think it's fair to say that none of it has any nutritional value. Reminds me of that thread earlier, that said "All supplements are useless."

NateDogg
09-02-2002, 05:07 PM
Originally posted by Avatar


a McD's Fruit'n Yogurt Parfait has strawberries and blueberries mixed in between the yogurt. :thumbup:

Greatest fast food product ever. I freakin' love these things!

:thumbup:

SkinnyPupp
09-02-2002, 08:09 PM
I thought it was quite obvious I was being facetious... Sorry...

duque21
09-02-2002, 08:20 PM
chicken bowl from Jack IN the Crack has 36g of protein and 6g of fat, i read it on the usda web site they have the nutritional values for all the fast food chains
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl
that is the mother of all web sites