Jack in the Box Blazin' Chicken
But what about calories? Carbohydrates? Percentage of fat/cholesterol content?
This sandwich holds quite a few kcals - close to those contained in the Bacon Insider Burger. There are 729 kcals in the Bacon Insider Burger and the Blazin' Chicken Sandwich sees a small increase of energy values at 665 kcals.
Calories from fat equal 269 kcals.
Salt is a very inexpensive conduit for adding flavor, and fast food tends to be packed with sodium. This sandwich contains a whopping 1172 milligrams of sodium - about half of the currently daily recommended intake.
Keep in mind that while the taste buds on our tongue may tempt us to indulge in over-salty foods, as well as eating far too much of a tasty item, sodium consumption impacts blood pressure which in turn impacts heart health.
We may be having lots of fun 'in the moments' of our feast, but we may regret our folly in our future should blood pressure, heart ills and stroke enter the picture.
If you do have this sandwich for lunch or for dinner, be sure to monitor your salt intake for the rest of your day.
This sandwich contains a substantial amount of fat grams which are derived from multiples sources of lipids. Let's take a look at the fat contained therein, as well as the types of fat.
Total Fat Grams: 30
Saturated Fat Grams: 6
Trans Fat Grams: 0
Cholesterol Milligrams: 68
All in all, this sandwich is eons healthier than Jack's Bacon Insider Burger. It contains about half the amount of lipids in each of the above categories.
Total Carb Grams: 70 [about 2-times the amount of the Bacon Insider Burger]
Protein Grams: 32
Potassium Milligrams: 662
Sugar Grams: 8
Dietary Fiber Grams: 5
The positives nutritional components of Jack in the Box's Blazin' Chicken Sandwich is the stellar amount of potassium milligrams it holds. In addition, there are impressive notes of protein grams to support appetite control as well as muscle health. In addition, there are five grams of dietary fiber in this burger - another big plus.
Sugar content is low - another positive nutritional note. Carbohydrate grams are of course 'over the moon' but we are dealing with a bun in the recipe and they are naturally high in carbs.
This sandwich is rather high in calories, fat content, carbohydrates and sodium but it can fit into a weight loss plan. When ordering, stick with a low calorie beverage and make the sandwich your full meal. Another option is of course, sharing the love as well as the negative nutritional elements of the sandwich.
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