Chemical Product

The restaurant I chose is Arby’s. Arby’s is a fast food restaurant, that sells different types of sandwiches, but no burgers. Even though most fast food places sell burgers, Arby’s does not, and that is one of the things that makes them unique. Arby’s is well known for their roast beef sandwiches. In addition to sandwiches, Arby’s also sells shakes, salads, french fries and many other sides. Arby’s logo is a cowboy hat and their main colors are red and white. They initially served only roast beef sandwiches, potato chips and drinks. If I went to Arby’s I would probably order a Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich, curly fries, and sweet tea. However sometimes I would rather order a regular roast beef sandwich.

In a Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich, the cheese sauce and the bun contains a large number of ingredients while the roast beef contains very few. The cheddar cheese sauce found in the Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich contains: Water, Canola Oil, Modified Corn Starch, Cheddar Cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), Maltodextrin, Contains 2% or less of the following: Salt, Sodium Phosphate, Nonfat Dry Milk, Sodium Citrate, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Acetic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Mono and Diglycerides, Annatto Color, Citric Acid, Cream, Natural Flavors, and Color (annatto extract, paprika oleoresin, carotene, yellow 6). The roast beef contains: Beef, Water, Salt, and Sodium Phosphates. The sesame bun found in a roast beef sandwich contains: Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Soybean and/or Cottonseed Oil, Wheat Gluten, Contains 2% or less of the following: Salt, Dried Malt, Dough Conditioners (contains one or more of the following: mono and diglycerides, ethoxylated mono and diglycerides, calcium peroxide, azodicarbonamide, calcium stearoyl lactylate, sodium stearoyl lactylate, DATEM, ascorbic acid, calcium iodate, soy lecithin, enzymes), Yeast Nutrients (contains one or more of the following: calcium carbonate, ammonium chloride, ammonium sulfate, calcium sulfate, monocalcium phosphate, carbamide), Dextrose, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Caramel Color, Propylene Glycol, Diammonium Phosphate, Tricalcium Phosphate, Wheat and/or Corn Starch, Corn Grits, Soy Flour, Potato Flour, Milk, Calcium Propionate and/or Potassium Sorbate (preservatives).Topped with Sesame Seeds. The curly fries contain: Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (contains one or more of the following: canola oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil, sunflower oil, corn oil, palm oil), Enriched Bleached Flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Salt, Corn Starch, Onion Powder, Yellow Corn Meal, Spices, Garlic Powder, Leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate), Modified Corn Starch, Dextrose, Spice and Coloring, Natural Flavor, Dried Torula Yeast, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate (to preserve natural color). Cooked in Corn Oil. Cooked in the same oil as menu items that contains Soy, Egg, Milk, and Fish (where available).

Saturated is found in butter, coconut, palm, and soybean oils, ground beef and meat. There is also a high amount of saturated fatty acids in dairy products such as cream and cheese. So there is probably saturated fat in the bread, meat, cheese and fries. Saturated fats negatively affect cholesterol and can lead to cardiovascular disease. Monounsaturated fat can be found in nuts, avocados, olive oil, canola oil, tea seed oil, peanut oil, sesame oil, whole grain wheat, cereal, oatmeal, safflower oil and sunflower oil. Monounsaturated fats are considered to be moderately healthy. However, some studies show that monounsaturated fatty acids are linked to breast cancer. Polyunsaturated fats can be found in fish, whole grain wheat, peanut butter, margarine, bananas, and sunflower seeds.u Complex carbohydrates are found in starches, such as bread and potatoes. So, the fries and bread have complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates are found in starches, such as bread and potatoes. So, the fries and bread have complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are found as sugar, or glucose. So, there are simple carbohydrates, or simple sugars, found in the sweet tea. Protein is mainly found in meat so the roast beef in the sandwich must have protein. A healthier alternative to a roast beef sandwich and fries could be a salad. A salad would most likely be low in fat, except for the dressing, therefore lowering the chances of the risks associated with saturated fats. Iced tea without sweetener would be a smarter choice than the iced tea with sweetener, as the prior would contain less simple sugars. However, the sweet tea does have less sugar than a soda, because a soda contains a larger amount of simple sugars. The Beef ‘n Cheddar is not a very healthy choice as it is full of carbs, and the french fries are also full of carbs. It would be a better idea to order a salad, which still has some carbs, with meat, so that it still includes protein. It is important to always eat a balanced variety of foods in order to stay healthy. Another way to make the meal healthier is to omit the french fries, and the fats and carbs that come with them, and replace the Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich with the regular roast beef sandwich. The regular roast beef sandwich does not contain the carbs and unhealthy fats that are found in the cheddar cheese sauce. The regular roast beef sandwich still supplies complex carbohydrates found in the bread and protein and fat found in the meat.

The Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich contains 19 grams of fat, 42 grams of carbohydrates, 23 grams of proteins and 430 calories. The curly fries contain 22 grams of fat, 48 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of protein, and 410 calories. The sweet tea contains 0 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of protein, and 100 calories. Altogether, this would add up to a meal containing, 940 calories. My daily calorie requirement is about 2,200 calories making this meal almost fifty percent of my calories for the entire day. This meal would require about 100 minutes ( 1 hour and 40 minutes) of running for a body to burn off all of the calories. The left over calories, that aren’t burned from exercise, are stored in the body for later use as energy. One way to cut the number of calories in the meal is to get rid of the french fries as the calories between them and the sandwich differ by only 20 calories. So, the french fries have about the same amount of calories as the sandwich. If I were to replace the sandwich with a salad the meal would have less calories, less grams of fat, and less carbs, making it a healthier choice. A chopped turkey club salad has 250 calories, 14 grams of fat, 9 grams of carbohydrates, and 23 grams of protein. The sandwich has 160 less calories, 33 less grams of carbohydrates, 10 less grams of fat, and the same amount of protein, as the Beef ‘n Cheddar Sandwich.

In a Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich, the cheese sauce and the bun contains a large number of ingredients while the roast beef contains very few. The cheddar cheese sauce found in the Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich contains: Water, Canola Oil, Modified Corn Starch, Cheddar Cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), Maltodextrin, Contains 2% or less of the following: Salt, Sodium Phosphate, Nonfat Dry Milk, Sodium Citrate, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Acetic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Sodium Hexametaphosphate, Mono and Diglycerides, Annatto Color, Citric Acid, Cream, Natural Flavors, and Color (annatto extract, paprika oleoresin, carotene, yellow 6). The roast beef contains: Beef, Water, Salt, and Sodium Phosphates. The sesame bun found in a roast beef sandwich contains: Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Soybean and/or Cottonseed Oil, Wheat Gluten, Contains 2% or less of the following: Salt, Dried Malt, Dough Conditioners (contains one or more of the following: mono and diglycerides, ethoxylated mono and diglycerides, calcium peroxide, azodicarbonamide, calcium stearoyl lactylate, sodium stearoyl lactylate, DATEM, ascorbic acid, calcium iodate, soy lecithin, enzymes), Yeast Nutrients (contains one or more of the following: calcium carbonate, ammonium chloride, ammonium sulfate, calcium sulfate, monocalcium phosphate, carbamide), Dextrose, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Caramel Color, Propylene Glycol, Diammonium Phosphate, Tricalcium Phosphate, Wheat and/or Corn Starch, Corn Grits, Soy Flour, Potato Flour, Milk, Calcium Propionate and/or Potassium Sorbate (preservatives).Topped with Sesame Seeds. The curly fries contain: Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (contains one or more of the following: canola oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil, sunflower oil, corn oil, palm oil), Enriched Bleached Flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Salt, Corn Starch, Onion Powder, Yellow Corn Meal, Spices, Garlic Powder, Leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate), Modified Corn Starch, Dextrose, Spice and Coloring, Natural Flavor, Dried Torula Yeast, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate (to preserve natural color). Cooked in Corn Oil. Cooked in the same oil as menu items that contains Soy, Egg, Milk, and Fish (where available).

Saturated is found in butter, coconut, palm, and soybean oils, ground beef and meat. There is also a high amount of saturated fatty acids in dairy products such as cream and cheese. So there is probably saturated fat in the bread, meat, cheese and fries. Saturated fats negatively affect cholesterol and can lead to cardiovascular disease. Monounsaturated fat can be found in nuts, avocados, olive oil, canola oil, tea seed oil, peanut oil, sesame oil, whole grain wheat, cereal, oatmeal, safflower oil and sunflower oil. Monounsaturated fats are considered to be moderately healthy. However, some studies show that monounsaturated fatty acids are linked to breast cancer. Polyunsaturated fats can be found in fish, whole grain wheat, peanut butter, margarine, bananas, and sunflower seeds.u Complex carbohydrates are found in starches, such as bread and potatoes. So, the fries and bread have complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates are found in starches, such as bread and potatoes. So, the fries and bread have complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates are found as sugar, or glucose. So, there are simple carbohydrates, or simple sugars, found in the sweet tea. Protein is mainly found in meat so the roast beef in the sandwich must have protein. A healthier alternative to a roast beef sandwich and fries could be a salad. A salad would most likely be low in fat, except for the dressing, therefore lowering the chances of the risks associated with saturated fats. Iced tea without sweetener would be a smarter choice than the iced tea with sweetener, as the prior would contain less simple sugars. However, the sweet tea does have less sugar than a soda, because a soda contains a larger amount of simple sugars. The Beef ‘n Cheddar is not a very healthy choice as it is full of carbs, and the french fries are also full of carbs. It would be a better idea to order a salad, which still has some carbs, with meat, so that it still includes protein. It is important to always eat a balanced variety of foods in order to stay healthy. Another way to make the meal healthier is to omit the french fries, and the fats and carbs that come with them, and replace the Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich with the regular roast beef sandwich. The regular roast beef sandwich does not contain the carbs and unhealthy fats that are found in the cheddar cheese sauce. The regular roast beef sandwich still supplies complex carbohydrates found in the bread and protein and fat found in the meat.

The Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwich contains 19 grams of fat, 42 grams of carbohydrates, 23 grams of proteins and 430 calories. The curly fries contain 22 grams of fat, 48 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of protein, and 410 calories. The sweet tea contains 0 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbohydrates, 0 grams of protein, and 100 calories. Altogether, this would add up to a meal containing, 940 calories. My daily calorie requirement is about 2,200 calories making this meal almost fifty percent of my calories for the entire day. One way to cut the number of calories in the meal is to get rid of the french fries as the calories between them and the sandwich differ by only 20 calories. So, the french fries have about the same amount of calories as the sandwich.

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