It is always interesting to find out that, which of the products or brands is more superior than one another. We are trying to compare almost everything in the world from our major household items to the rarest high-tech electronic mobile devices. And today, we at 24SevenPost would like to bring you all to one of the most controversial yet popular topic engulfing two major giant in the worldwide fast food chain restaurant – McDonald’s and Subway. So which is better? Which one is more healthy? Which one offer less calories? Which one will help you to shed some pound? What is the calories and nutrition index of these two franchise. We got all the answer for you here.
Subway’s Menu Nutrition Facts
Subway always offer meal with a comparatively low calories from fats. However the nutrition from Subway may vary depend on the person who prepares the meal. If you check out Subway’s nutrition chart here – Subway Nutrition Value you can find that most of the sandwiches served are less than 400 calories. And most of the item are low in fat, cholesterol and free from trans-fat while Subway always serving fresh ingredient, not fried and adding lots of veggies in the menu. But the calories and fat level will go up if you happen to add some cheese or mayo to these sandwiches. Its price will be slightly more expensive compare to McDonald’s, however Subway is still a preferable choice for for most of the fast food lover out there due to its healthy menu choices.
McDonald’s Menu Nutrition Facts
McDonald’s on the other hand seem to have suffered from a multiple of personality disorder. They are tirelessly campaigning about their healthiness in the meal they offer e.g. their salads, and their healthy options – even persuading athletes to appear in ads. One thing good about McDonald’s is that they serve it real fast, you can walk in there, order something, slap money down, and be walking out with food within 60 seconds. While some claim that the menu in McDonald’s is cheaper compare to Subway. But sorry if you thinking of having a fresh vegetable there as most of the time the foods are served in deep fried or deep grilled in most country. You can check out McDonald’s nutrition chart here McDonald’s Nutrition Value.
Simple Comparison Between McDonald’s and Subway
McDonalds Hamburger: Patty(100% pure USDA inspected beef; no additives, no fillers, no extenders.), Bun, Ketchup, Mustard, Pickle Slices, Onions(Dehydrated), Seasoning – Salt, pepper, partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (cottonseed and soybean).
Subway Sub Sandwich – Turkey Breast: Sliced Turkey Breast and Standard Vegetables (Can be Altered – Iceberg Lettuce, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Green Peppers, Olives and Pickles).
The ingredients are DIFFERENT
Subway 6″ Inch Turkey Breast: 280 Calories, 5 FAT (Grams).
McDonald’s Big Mac: 560 Calories, 30 FAT (Grams).
A Subway Sandwich compared to a McDonalds Big Mac can save hundreds of calories and at least 25 Grams of Fat.
It is clear that from the comparison above, Subway always associate themselves with the The Biggest Loser while for most of the time, McDonald’s is on the other way round The Biggest Gainer.
If you want to gain weight, go to McDonald’s.
If you want to lose weight, then go to Subway.
To be honest, once you’ve seen the documentary McLibel and SuperSize Me you will probably have different perception towards McDonald’s Corporation™. And yes to be honest, Subway is a fast food chain same as McDonald’s but it is not necessarily the same as McDonald’s.
By the way, when was the last time you saw an item on the McDonalds menu decay? I guess the answer would be ‘No’ as they never decay. Check out our previous coverage on the McDonald’s in 8 Truths That McDonald’s Don’t Tell You. EXPOSE Series!.
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