training for a marathon requires a lot of energy. while you might think “with all that running, you must be able to eat whatever you want.” this is not the case.
while i have never been a huge fast food eater, i have cut out fast food altogether as it is not a healthy choice in the slightest. i was sent this article not to long ago and it really hit home. i hope you take as much away from it as i did…
“Here’s a little perspective:
One McDonald’s Big Mac contains 540 calories, 29 grams of fat, and more than 40 grams of highly-processed, blood-sugar-spiking carbohydrates.
And that doesn’t even count the fries and soft drink that you KNOW you’re going to order with it.
At the same rate, here are a few alternative food choices and amounts that will land you at the same 540 calories:
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