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The McDonald's meal with a whole day's worth of fat

Mirror logo Mirror 3 days ago Joshua Barrie

mcdonalds © Getty mcdonalds In not completely shocking news, a McDonald's Big Tasty with bacon meal (with large fries) contains an entire day's worth of recommended fat intake.

You might've known this already, as McDonald's now lists (not all that obviously) the nutritional information of its foods online.

But the fact has been highlighted, and come in a wider study by Wren Kitchens, which has produced a study of particularly fatty, sugary, and salty foods from well known manufacturers.

Credits: Wren Kitchens © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Wren Kitchens Some consumers may well be surprised by the McDonald's menu item. A Big Tasty is what it says it is – large. Pairing the burger with fries is never going to be a light option. But a whole 70g fat – the government's suggested amount – is significant.

Wren Kitchens didn't just go after McDonald's. Just 5.5 tablespoons of Tesco Finest coleslaw would also see you eat 70g of fat. As would just under three Starbucks egg mayo sandwiches, or three bowls of Dorset Cereals honey granola. 

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Fat aside, sugar is everywhere too. You'd need just one jar of Sharwood's sweet and sour sauce to exceed your recommended daily intake (90g). Or just under two chai lattes, 263g of Tesco trail mix, or 3.8 tins of Cross & Blackwell tomato soup. 

When it comes to salt, (RDI 6g), 1.6 of Starbucks all day breakfast baps would see you top it, as would 1.7 Baxters tomato and basil soups, or 2.5 spoonfuls of soy sauce. It doesn't take much bacon or Hovis bread to take in 6g of salt either.

Sorry about all that.

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