Subway just got the “heart check” seal of approval from the American Heart Association…AND they’re testing out new nachos made with Doritos. How healthy! More
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Whether you’re on the road and forced to order fast food from a rest stop, or simply cannot summon the will to cook at home, a sandwich seems like a fairly healthy option, if we’re talking chain restaurants. It’s just meat, bread, and maybe some cheese — what’s so unhealthy about that? And a sando has to be better for you than a burger…right?
Actually, ordering that Italian (not an actual citizen of Italy, but what they call Italian subs in Maine) could send you over the 1,000-calorie mark, not to mention all the cholesterol, sodium, and fat lurking in those layers of salty meat. Check out our appetizing gallery of the 10 unhealthiest sandwiches from chain restaurants. Hungry? We hope you’re near a hospital. More