100 calories is a decent amount of food, for the most part. It’s the right size for a mid-afternoon snack, or a little something to tide you over if you’re feeling a little puckish in between meals. But do you ever wonder what 100 calories look like at America’s leading fast food chains? It might really surprise you. Here are 100 calories at five of them.
McDonald’s: One-Third of a Cheeseburger
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A plain ol’ McDonald’s cheeseburger contains 300 calories. Get through one-third of one and that’s 100 calories right there. About two bites, maybe?
Burger King: Two Chicken Nuggets
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An order of four Burger King Chicken Nuggets contains 190 calories, so each one contains a little less than 50 calories.
Wendy’s: Half a Jr. Frosty
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Wendy’s Jr. Frosty is only a few inches high, and looks miniscule in comparison to even a small Frosty. But they still average about 200 calories, so you’ll only want to eat half, or about four spoonfuls, if you want to keep the calorie count to 100.
Chipotle: One Scoop of Pinto Beans
That scoop of pinto beans added to your burrito contains 115 calories. A small handful of cheese contains 100 calories as well.
Taco Bell: One-Half of a Mini Beefy Quesadilla
Taco Bell’s Mini Beefy Quesadilla is essentially just one small flour tortilla folded over with some ground beef and cheese inside, but it contains 210 calories. Might want to stick to just a couple bites.