What would Valentine’s Day be without ubiquitous boxes of candy hearts popping up in grocery stores? While they might be a point of annoyance for some, the candies are continuing an almost…
We often talk about the holidays being a time to be generous, but sometimes that self-directed generosity (re: purchasing a large, cream-covered “coffee” monstrosity sprinkled with seasonal coloring) only amounts to bloating, general discomfort and a late-night WebMD search on diabetes symptoms. The people at Buzzfeed have cut through the whipped cream to let you know just what you’re ingesting when you take the first sip of your favorite holiday drink. Viewer discretion is advised.
One large, non-diet soda (32 fluid ounces) at McDonalds is approximately 271 calories, or a little over a tenth of one’s recommended daily caloric intake. Add to that a large order of french fries and a Big Mac, and in one meal you’ve already consumed over half of that.
Sometimes fast food in all its greasy, sodium-laden goodness can seem like a blessing from the heavens, but the truth is that for just about every divine combo comes a less-than savory snack item. Some of these misfires could’ve possibly gained footing if they’d stayed around, but others were just too absurd to entertain. Remember, the same chain that brought us the glorious chicken McNugget also thought the Japanese “all black cheeseburger” was a move of marketing genius.