Tags: Burger | King | Lower | Calorie | Fries

Burger King Launching Lower-calorie French Fry

Monday, 23 Sep 2013 10:36 PM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries.

The world's No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has 20 percent fewer calories than its regular fries.

The chain says a small order of "Satisfries" clocks in at 270 calories because of a new batter that doesn't absorb as much oil. By comparison, a small order of its regular fries, sans the crinkles, has 350 calories.

The concept of taking an indulgent food and trying to remove some of the guilt isn't new. Supermarket shelves are filled with baked Lay's potato chips, 100-calorie packs of Oreos and other less fattening versions of popular treats. But the trick is to cut calories, not flavor.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Obama Appointee's Group Accused of Illegal Politicking

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 19:09 PM

A nonprofit group run by an Obama administration appointee may have supported Democratic mayoral candidates in Californi . . .

Rep. Erik Paulsen: Obamacare About to Hit Every American

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:41 PM

Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen says that every American is about to feel the effects of Obamacare when tax season hits in 2 . . .

WashPost: Blue States Shedding Gov't Jobs Faster Than Reds

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:30 PM

While total government employment nationwide continues to shrink, it turns out that solidly Democratic states are sheddi . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved