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Wendy’sILAB WEEK 3

The following food items I would select from Wendy’s menu as a healthy meal.

Grilled Chicken Go Wrap
Calories 260
Total Fat (g) 10
Saturated Fat (g) 2.5
Trans Fat (g) 0
Cholst (mg) 10
Sodium (mg) 115
Total Carb (g) 5
Fiber (g) 2
Sugars (g) 2
Protein (g) 4

Caesar Side Salad
Calories 60
Total Fat (g 3.5)
Saturated Fat (g) 2.5
Trans Fat (g) 0
Cholst (mg) 10
Sodium (mg) 115
Total Carb (g) 5
Fiber (g) 2
Sugars (g) 2
Protein (g) 4

Diet Coke®, Small Cup
Calories 0
Total Fat (g) 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0
Trans Fat (g) 0
Cholst (mg) 0
Sodium (mg) 15
Total Carb (g) 0
Fiber (g) 0
Sugars (g) 0
Protein (g) 0

Caramel Apple Parfait
Calories 340
Total Fat (g) 8
Saturated Fat (g) 4
Trans Fat (g) 0
Cholst (mg) 25
Sodium (mg) 140
Total Carb (g) 60
Fiber (g) 1
Sugars (g) 47
Protein (g) 7

I have selected these food choices from Wendy’s menu as I feel the healthiest for a sound meal. The meal contains a total of 660 calories, total fat 21.5 grams, cholst 45, sodium 385 mg, carbs 70g, fiber 5g, sugar 51g, and protein 15g. The information above how the count of nutritional values shows to be enough calories per meal based on 2000 calorie diet. Total count may be a little high but not too much to consume but making sure this limit is low considering the link between fat and heart disease. Cholesterol number is ok but the sodium count is high this could be a concern down the road for high sodium count could lead to high blood pressure and unstable cholesterol levels. Carbs being at 70 grams is not to much and 5 grams of fiber is the amount. 51 grams of sugar is to high but considering other choices this is lowest possible and with the high count of sugar links to depression and obesity have been cited. The protein could be higher but it’s reasonable. This information above about the meal I have chosen is ok for being fast food. Making sure to keep the carbs and cholesterol a minimum will be the...
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