Link: New Fast Food Items You Should Not Eat :: Men's Health


With holiday shopping well under way, fast food chains are marketing their own limited-time fall monstrosities.

It's a trap for those of us trying to watch our waists.

"Usually when people eat fast food, it's 1,000 to 1,300 calories per meal," says Angel Planells, R.D.N., C.D. "If your one meal is taking more than half your caloric allowance, you'll overeat."

Related: The Fit Man's Guide to Surviving Fast Food

For reference, a moderately active man in his thirties should eat about 2,600 calories per day.

Beware of these 5 seasonal items that could throw you off track. (For 150 protein-packed breakfasts, fast dinners, and big-batch meals that will actually work toward your goals, try The Guy Gourmet Cookbook from Men's Health.)