Fit Tip Daily

March 4, 2008

El Pollo Loco – Calorie Breakdown

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     Some of the restaurants out there advertise low fat foods.  Are you choosing the right foods on the menu to stay in line with your low fat diet? Read the list below and gauge whether your choices are correct! 

“STAY AWAY FROM THESE!!

Item Calories Fat (g) Sat Fat (g) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Sugar (g)
Original Pollo Bowl 540 4 1 1590 85 1
Chicken Wing (1) 90 5 2 2090 0 0
Chicken Thigh (1) 220 15 5 310 0 0
Chicken Tostada Salad 840 40 11 1390 76 4
Caesar Pollo Salad 520 38 7 980 17 6
Classic Chicken Burrito 500 14 6 1230 63 1
Grilled Chicken Nachos 1090 55 21 3040 99 7
French Fries 440 21 4 910 57 0
Ranch Dressing (1pkt) 230 24 4 390 2 2

CHOOSE THESE!!!

Item Calories Fat (g) Sat Fat (g) Sodium (mg) Carbs (g) Sugar (g)
Chicken Breast, Skinless 180 4 1 560 0 0
Caesar Pollo Salad w/o Dressing 220 7 2 580 15 4
Fresh Veggies w/o Margarine) 35 0 0 35 8 3
Chicken Tortilla Soup w/o Tortilla Strips 140 6 2 1040 8 2
Taco al Carbon 150 5 2 290 17 <1
BRC Burrito 390 10 5 880 61 0
Garden Salad w/o Tortilla Strips 80 5 3 290 5 3
Light Italian Dressing (1pkt) 20 1 0 770 2 2

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   This menu has A LOT more choices then taco bell!!!  This may be an easier way to eat healthy while on the go.

Adria Ali

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