Take a good hard look at the plate of food above. What do you see?
You know what I see? The color BROWN. All of the food on that basket is brown, the soda on the side of it is brown, and the dessert I was offered (apple pie) was also brown.
I guess if you ate the rainbow the rest of the day with ZERO brown, you might get away with it. Here is the photo of last week's healthiest fast food winner - Chipotle:
And that's where we'll find it...the rainbow connection! The lovers, the dreamers and meeeeeee. la di da....
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Simple fact. If you are eating one color, you are not having a healthy meal. The fast food meal at the top of the page is particularly atrocious because of what it contains.
I am going to pick on Popeye's today - but really you can find this sort of monochrome meal at many fast food joints. This meal for $6.10 includes a biscuit, deep fried chicken strips, fries, a ranch dressing sauce, and a 22 ounce soda.
When you deep fry something and THEN put ranch dressing on it - you create a massive calorie bomb. Sadly, Popeye's did not have their nutrition information up to date on their website (no chicken strip or ranch dressing sauce information).
I am going to take an informed guess on the calorie content of this entire meal - 1770 calories and 85 grams of fat.
That one meal at Popeye's is the recommended calorie consumption for my entire day! AAACK! and all I ate was brown food!
Yes, I did eat it because it was lunch time and I don't like to waste food. I eat almost everything I photograph for the site - and this was no exception.
How did it taste? It tasted really good at the beginning and then all I could taste was salt. How did I feel after eating some of it? I felt kinda sick.
No, I couldn't finish it. Have you tried Popeye's food? How do you deal with fast food in your daily life?
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