Fast Food Restaurant Calories, Kid's Menu

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

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Fast Food Calories, Nutrition Facts Based on Kid Menu Selections

The following nutritional data is based on the kid's menu selections found at popular fast food restaurants.

More and more of our kids are experiencing serious health issues, including those involving the most vital of organs: the heart. Making the healthiest choices, even when fast food or restaurant dining, can work towards a healthier body as it ages.

How to Read Nutrition Fact Data

There are several nutritional elements that you should monitor when evaluating the healthiness of a menu item.

1. Fatty acid distribution - and lipids include monounsaturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, saturated and Trans fat and cholesterol content.

When ordering you should pay careful attention to the fat distribution of the menu selection; those that contains Trans fat as well as a big bulk of saturated fat aren't going to be as healthy of a choice for your child as those which are at minimal levels.

For example, the A & W Kid's Hamburger contains 7 grams of saturated fat, 3.5 grams of Trans fat and 420 calories.

With this choice, it's not so much the total calorie values that stand out - or even the 22 total fat grams; it's those extremely unhealthy 3.5 Trans fat grams.

Trans fat is considered the most damaging of fats with saturated fat trailing close behind. Both serve to clog and block arteries - and it's not just for adults anymore.

2. Calories. While fats, sugars, dietary fiber and other nutritional elements influence the values of the foods we eat, the amount of energy values - commonly referred to as calories and measured by kcals - remains and will always remain the dominating force which determines body weight.

What we weigh isn't based on the number of carbohydrates we consume OR the amount of fat OR dietary fiber OR protein OR even sugar.

It's based on the amount of energy we consume via foods and drinks - in conjunction with the amount of energy that is used by the body during the day. Together, these determine body weight. Energy in, energy out equals total body weight.

A & W RESTAURANT | ARBYS CALORIES, KID'S MENU

Nutrition Facts & Calories at Baja Fresh Restaurant, Kid's Menu

Baja Fresh Item

Calories

Fat Total g

Saturated Fat g

Trans Fat g

Cholesterol  mg

Sodium mg

Carbs Total g

Dietary Fiber g

Proteins g

Chicken Taquitos

630

33

7

1

70

990

60

4

18

Mini Bean & Cheese Burrito

540

14

7

0

25

1050

84

11

18

Mini Bean & Cheese Burrito with Chicken

590

15

7

0

50

1200

84

12

28

Mini Cheese Quesadilla

610

26

13

1

50

940

72

5

19

Mini Cheese Quesadilla with Chicken

650

27

13

1

75

1090

72

5

28

BURGER KING CALORIES, NUTRITION DATA FOR KID'S MENU | CHILI'S RESTAURANT

Nutrition Facts & Calories at Dairy Queen Restaurant, Kid's Menu

Dairy Queen Menu

Calories

Fat Total g

Saturated Fat g

Trans Fat g

Cholesterol mg

Sodium mg

Carbs Total g

Dietary Fiber g

Sugars g

Proteins g

Hot Dog

300

15

6

0

30

870

30

1

5

11

Chili Cheese Dog

380

24

11

0.5

55

1100

24

1

4

16

Small Fry

360

16

3

2.5

0

760

50

5

0

4

Small Cone

240

7

4.5

0

20

115

32

0

27

6

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