There are some breakfast foods that will totally derail your diet. Here are some of the most common unhealthy grab-and-go breakfast foods along with healthier alternatives for a morning meal from sheknows.com:
Breakfast croissants can crush your diet
There’s a reason why croissants taste so buttery and delicious: They’re loaded with butter — or partially hydrogenated oil. For example, Aunt Jemima’s Sausage, Egg & Cheese on a Croissant Sandwich, from the freezer to the microwave, is a mini-meal of 350 calories. It contains more than a day’s worth (2 grams) of trans fat from the partially hydrogenated oil in the white-flour croissant and a third of a day’s saturated fat (7 grams) from the sausage and pasteurized process cheddar cheese. There’s half a day’s cholesterol (150 milligrams) from the egg patty and a full day’s worth of sodium (680 milligrams) from all four of these culprits.
Basically, it’s a McDonald’s Egg McMuffin with trans and extra saturated fats, waiting to destroy your diet.
Breakfast sandwiches can pack on the pounds
Aunt Jemima, well known for her pancakes, now offers pancake sandwiches in the freezer aisle. The pre-made frozen Sausage, Egg & Cheese on Pancakes Griddlecake Sandwich consists of sausage, egg and cheese packed between pancakes with syrup flavoring. While it has no trans fat, it does boast 8 grams of saturated fat as well as an unhealthful mix of salt (930 milligrams of sodium) and sugar (11 grams). This hearty little morning meal weighs in at 360 calories.
Breakfast biscuits may bust your buttons
If you’re gunning for a fast-food fix, that Burger King Breakfast Biscuit is 300 calories — for a plain one. Add in the sausage, egg and cheese, and you’ll end up consuming a whopping 590 calories, 40 grams of fat and 1,640 milligrams of sodium!
Hardee’s Monster Biscuit is another chart-topper when it comes to unhealthful breakfast sandwiches. It’s a 700-calorie biscuit behemoth that contains nearly a full day’s worth of sodium (2,250 milligrams) and saturated fat (7 grams).
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