WikiWirral values you and your opinion.
Forum Stats
12334 Members
65 Forums
73268 Topics
989505 Posts
73 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
71 registered (11kendo, 10 invisible), 1358 Guests and 294 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Every little helps... 743
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens 687
Benefit Cap is Unlawful 188
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day 186
audi specialised pls 159
Ipad 1 charger 147
Kingsway Academy 78
Mainstream Media- Over and Out 36
Huskisson Street, Grange Road area - 1900 on 22
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool 22
New General Forums
Mainstream Media- Over and Out
by RUDEBOX
26th Jun 2017 9:35pm
Kingsway Academy
by lincle
26th Jun 2017 10:48am
Theresa May and the Holy Grail
by snowhite
25th Jun 2017 6:17pm
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day
by fish5133
22nd Jun 2017 7:38pm
New Wirral History
Round the Wirral with a movie camera[1934]
by snowhite
16th Jun 2017 2:03pm
Bascule Bridge
by Sufee
6th Jun 2017 9:09pm
Pathe news short - merseytunnel 1934
by oldpm01
5th Jun 2017 1:57pm
1878 Post Office Directory of Cheshire query
by derekdwc
1st Jun 2017 10:41pm
Bakery at 275 Poulton Road 1925 onwards
by JAFitz
30th May 2017 8:59pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
wirral from Liverpool big wheel
New Brighton Big Wheel
Topic Replies
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by granny
Car radio cd bluetooth
by dodie
07:27 AM
Wanted fridge engineer
by dodie
07:19 AM
Huskisson Street, Grange Road area - 1900 on
by alangoodall
05:33 AM
Astra estate
by DavidB
07:51 PM
Hillsborough Inquest
by diggingdeeper
06:52 PM
Every little helps...
by fish5133
04:41 PM
Tranmere Tunnels - Inside the Shaft Part 2 Access
by Xan_Asmodi
01:50 PM
Apple TV box the 1gen
by Tait1969
27th Jun 2017 5:20pm
June
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by granny
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by w10694
26th Jun 2017 6:42pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#331872 - 25th Jun 2009 9:50am Salads "Rival Big Macs For Fat"
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Quote:
Pre-packed salads are often not the healthier option, with some supermarket items higher in calories and fat than a Big Mac and fries, a report warns.

Researchers from Which? magazine looked at 20 salads from the major outlets and found many contained a large proportion of the recommended daily intake of fat. At least two had higher quantities than a standard McDonald's meal. Others had misleading labels, Which? said. Retailers said they offered a range of clearly labelled salads.

Smedleys Atlantic Prawn Marie Rose Salad, sold at Morrisons, was highlighted by the magazine as one of the key offenders on the fat and calories front. Which? said it contained 855 calories and 66.3g of fat - nearly half of a woman's recommended daily energy intake of calories and nearly all of the fat.

In comparison, a Big Mac and medium fries contains 820 calories and 40g of fat - although this meal does contain twice as much saturated fat as the prawn salad.

Ive always said, that anything you buy nowadays, is full of crap, one way or another, and these so called "health" foods are usually just a marketing ploy to get more cash out of people, and whilst they may be healthy in some aspects, they usually make up for it in other aspects...

Imho, just buy what you like, its all gonna make a turd, and if you believe what the do-gooders say, its all gonna kill you in the end!

I know a couple of people who would'nt dream of eating a Big Mac because "they are oh so unhealthy" but would buy a salad or a subway without hesitation - and Subway are by far the most unhealthy option of the lot.

BBC News Report

Top
Google Ads
#331873 - 25th Jun 2009 9:53am Re: Salads "Rival Big Macs For Fat" [Re: MattLFC]
StuyMac Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 24th Nov 2003
Posts: 12002
Loc: Wirralshire
Salad is salad - its the sauce / mayo they put on it that piles the fat / calories on.... frown
_________________________


What If There Were No Hypothetical Questions?

Top
#331879 - 25th Jun 2009 10:03am Re: Salads "Rival Big Macs For Fat" [Re: StuyMac]
MattLFC Offline
Wiki Master

Registered: 14th Aug 2004
Posts: 22315
Loc: Moreton/Beirut/Mobile
Originally Posted By: Beaker
Salad is salad - its the sauce / mayo they put on it that piles the fat / calories on.... frown

With GM crops and the like, I wouldnt be surprised if even lettuce contained hidden nasties nowadays! Not that its gonna stop me eating it (dunt like salads tho lol).

Top
#331881 - 25th Jun 2009 10:04am Re: Salads "Rival Big Macs For Fat" [Re: MattLFC]
StuyMac Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 24th Nov 2003
Posts: 12002
Loc: Wirralshire
Originally Posted By: MattLFC
With GM crops and the like, I wouldnt be surprised if even lettuce contained hidden nasties nowadays!


raftl raftl raftl
_________________________


What If There Were No Hypothetical Questions?

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Wanted fridge engineer
by dodie
07:19 AM
Huskisson Street, Grange Road area - 1900 on
by alangoodall
05:33 AM
Every little helps...
by palemoon
27th Jun 2017 9:43am
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
26th Jun 2017 7:06pm
audi specialised pls
by Little_B
25th Jun 2017 5:02pm
For Sale & Free
Car radio cd bluetooth
by dodie
07:27 AM
Bean to cup coffee machine
by monsterz4
27th Jun 2017 8:56am
Ipad 1 charger
by madrob
25th Jun 2017 2:34pm
Washing machine
by GingerTom
20th Jun 2017 9:05pm
22" full 1080p hd and freeview tv
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:50pm
Featured Member
Registered: 22nd Jun 2017
Posts: 2
Newest Members
Emilykj, Traceyann79, Howard, Charlotte, OwenChristian
12334 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
Dogwalker59 (59)
New Wirral Info
Wanted fridge engineer
by dodie
07:19 AM
Huskisson Street, Grange Road area - 1900 on
by alangoodall
05:33 AM
Portraying A Nation-Germany 1919-1933 Tate Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
26th Jun 2017 7:06pm
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:19pm
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:02pm
News : New Topics
Every little helps...
by palemoon
27th Jun 2017 9:43am
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
23rd Jun 2017 9:38am
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
22nd Jun 2017 7:37pm
Finsbury Park mosque.
by Beethoven
19th Jun 2017 11:42am
Grenfell Tower - Notting Hill
by diggingdeeper
14th Jun 2017 5:13am
New Enthusiast Forums
audi specialised pls
by Little_B
25th Jun 2017 5:02pm
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
22nd Jun 2017 8:00am
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
18th Jun 2017 6:02pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Huskisson Street, Grange Road area - 1900 on 22
Car radio cd bluetooth 15
Wanted fridge engineer 13
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 4:46am
Sunset Thu 9:44pm
Local Time Thu 10:03am
WikiWirral Can . . . .