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Which Menu Item has the Least Calories?


A recent article from Reuters has found that when given a quiz on the healthiest menu options at popular restaurants, without having the nutritional information visible, we aren't able to make the healthiest choice. There were only four questions and none of the respondents answered all four questions correctly, 68 percent failed all of them and less than 1 percent answered three of four questions correctly. Curious if you could get the first question right? Then take the quiz.

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honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
Wow I'm really surprised too!
mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
woot woot got it right!! :P im thinking its cos ham is fatty and cheese has alot of calories as well.
joyofadventure joyofadventure 10 years
no way, i dont believe it!
SU3 SU3 10 years
I thought the same thing magita - when I read country fried steak, I immediately thought battered, deep fried, & then covered in gravy. Definitely suprised!
kendallina kendallina 10 years
I guessed the omelet. I'm shocked! I have heard that IHOP adds pancake batter to their omelets to make them fluffier, which adds calories. Maybe Denny's does the same?
magita magita 10 years
i never would have guessed that....i thought country fried steak was the same as chicken fried steak, meaning battered, deep-fried, and covered in gravy. i seriously doubt the people making your food are worried about portion control when they're covering your steak in gravy, though...
amandasunly amandasunly 10 years
OMG that is scaryyy. One of my favourite sinful things to eat is Hong Kong-style French toast with butter and syrup and sometimes peanut butter- eek! I picked Ham and Cheddar Omelet - that's the second one with least calories, not too bad. But this seems healthier than the country fried though.
Clarixa Clarixa 10 years
I got it right, I know anything with syrup and butter pancakes, french toast is all fattening. There is nothing wrong with eggs n steak, but fried..that is where the extra calories come in and makes it go up. I have to give credit to this site, with all the information I have been reading and explanation..it justifies..why something has that amount of calories etc.....
Lindsb Lindsb 10 years
Wow.. I wouldn't have guessed that! How could the eggs have more! Is it the cheese? Hmm
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
That was very surprising!
smarler smarler 10 years
There are 1233 calories in the french toast? That is 75% of my intake for the day! Ack!
Fitness Fitness 10 years
From the Denny's Nutritional Menu online: Ham and Cheddar Omelet = 595 calories 3 Pancakes with syrup (3 tbsp) and margarine = 650 calories 3 French Toasts with syrup (3 tbsp) and margarine = 1233 calories
lady-T lady-T 10 years
me too. i choose based on healthist option..guess i was wrong!
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
That TOTALLY surprised me!!! I just picked what looked like the healthiest...Ham and cheddar omelette!
glam-sugar glam-sugar 10 years
Wow, the answer surprised me.
ccsugar ccsugar 10 years
I can't believe that only has 464 calories. I'm guessing the portion size is pretty small.
Sweet-Adeline Sweet-Adeline 10 years
If the country fried steak and eggs have that many calories, how do the other breakfast menu items rank?
amyfinke amyfinke 10 years
Ugh - wrong! :( Can't believe I guessed incorrectly :(
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