Monday, July 16, 2007

Mac and Cheese Calories

Each week, The "selects a classic New York eatery item and examines its nutritional info with a little help from Molly Morgan, RD, CDN, founder of Creative Nutrition Solutions. Then they reveal how much exercise you’ll need to do to balance out what you’ve just consumed."

This week’s selection: Macaroni and Cheese at the City Bakery

Between the carbs and the cheese, the stats on this Flatiron joint’s signature item are, well, belt-popping.

The Damage:
865 calories;
46 grams of fat;
69 grams of carbs;
43 grams of protein.

Balance it with: An hour and 15 minutes of beach volleyball. Come on, it’s summer.

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