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Top five worst kids meals to avoid when eating out with the kids

Posted on Nov 26, 2010 by Maggie LaBarbera

It is after Thanksgiving and you are rushing around in the mall for the early sales.  Perhaps you have kids in hand and they are starting to pulling on your sweater with those familiar words  "I'm hungry!"

You may be looking for the nearest fast food restaurant for a quick and inexpensive meal for the kids.  Before you buy that meal, here is something to consider.

Dietitians with the Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine has published a report titled, "The FIve Most Unhealthful Fast Food Kids Meals.

Here they are in order:

Rank Five Worst Fast-Food Kids Meals Nutritional Profile
Worst McDonald’s Mighty Kids Meal: Double Cheeseburger, French fries, and chocolate milk 840 calories; 37 grams of fat
2nd Worst Wendy’s Kids’ Meal: Chicken Sandwich, French fries, and chocolate Frosty 770 calories; 34 grams of fat
3rd Worst KFC Kids Meal: Popcorn chicken, potato wedges, string cheese, and soda 800 calories; 1,800 milligrams of sodium
4th Worst A&W Kids Meal: Cheeseburger, French fries, and soda 780 calories; 9 grams of saturated fat
5th Worst Burger King’s BK Kids: Breakfast muffin sandwich meal 95 milligrams of cholesterol; exceeds recommended limit on sodium intake for child’s breakfast


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Friday, Dec 03, 2010 @ 08:48 PM

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Wow! It's time to start teaching our children that these places are bad for their health now and in the future! It's much better to pack along a healthy lunch.
Child Nutrition
Thursday, Dec 23, 2010 @ 08:14 PM

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Every has to need take the child. So they needs nutrition food which is good for health. Besides most of the food is harmful for baby. So we must avid this food. Such as Double Cheeseburger, French fries, and chocolate milk, Chicken Sandwich, French fries, and chocolate Frosty,Popcorn chicken, potato wedges, string cheese, and soda,Cheeseburger, French fries, and soda and Breakfast muffin sandwich meal.
Child Nutrition
Friday, Dec 24, 2010 @ 10:15 PM

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Kids meal are very important for child. They need nutrition foods. Besides they need balance food. So avoid the fast food which harmful kids.

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