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Calories in a BLT

Are BLTs Really That Bad For You?

In case you didn't know, April is BLT month. It's the second most popular sandwich in the US (ham is the first), but of course I couldn't just tell you to celebrate with a BLT every day this month without discussing the nutritional value of this traditional lunchtime fave. If you're a huge fan of BLTs, take this quiz to see if they're as unhealthy as they sound.

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How many calories in two slices of whole grain bread?

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How many calories in two leaves of Romaine lettuce?

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How many calories in three large slices of tomato?

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Now on to the essential ingredient — how many calories in five strips of bacon?

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You decide to add a little extra flavor. How many calories does two slices of cheddar cheese add?

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What's a BLT without mayo? How many calories does two tablespoons add?

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