4 Worst Fast Food Sandwiches for Belly Fat

Fast food is convenient and quick. Fast food sandwiches are easy to grab, making them ideal for driving or taking the train. Fast food chains make their sandwiches tasty and quick. They sometimes ignore ingredient quality.

1. Panera Bread’s Bacon Turkey Bravo on Tomato Basil

Fast food sandwiches are high in calories and fat, which can lead to a positive calorie balance if eaten often, says medical board expert Molly Hembree, MS, RD, LD. It can also cause midsection weight gain.

2. Subway’s 12-inch Chicken & Bacon Ranch Sandwich

"If a 12-inch sandwich is on your menu, avoid this one. 1060 calories, 22 grammes of saturated fat," says Hembree. If you must choose this sandwich, make a 6-inch one with baked chips or fruit slices.

3. Subway’s Baja Steak & Jack Melt

The American Heart Association recommends getting 5 to 6% of calories from saturated fat. A 2,000-calorie diet should include no more than 120 calories of saturated fat. It's about 13 grammes per day.

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