Pick & Pass: Fast Food Sandwiches

November 1, 2010 | Featured in the November, 2010 Issue

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Fast Food Sandwiches: You can’t always judge a sandwich by a first impression. Look under the bun to get the full testimony on its nutritional value.

Arby’s Medium Roast Beef Sandwich

Calories 451
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 37g
Fat 34g

Arby’s Market Fresh Roast Turkey and Swiss Sandwich

Calories 710
Protein 28g
Carbohydrates 78g
Fat 40g

Verdict: Arby’s trademark roast beef sandwich provides a large serving of carbs and protein to fuel your muscles, with only a modest amount of fat. Turkey is considered healthier than roast beef, but the added condiments raise this sandwich’s fat content. Hold the mayo to eliminate 12 grams of fat.

*Nutrition totals per recommended serving

Andy Haley
- Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami...
Andy Haley
- Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami...
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