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Why is a chicken burrito with chips unhealthy?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A chicken burrito with chips lunch special was caught loaded with 1700 calories. On average, adult women need about 2000 calories per day. Remember, exact recommended caloric intake varies based on age, gender, and exercise habits.

Beware: a chicken burrito may resemble a simple sandwich, but once unwrapped, it's clear this culprit is hiding high calorie ingredients like refried beans, white rice, cheddar cheese, and sour cream. This meal is often accompanied by the standard chips and salsa, racking up even more calories.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com
 
 

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