Let’s face it: we love to eat. The problem is, many of the dishes we chow down on are loaded with lots of fat and lots of calories. Here are 10 dishes and the surprising calories that you never knew you were eating!
Rice and Beans: 230+ Calories/Serving
You can’t go wrong with rice and beans! This simple dish is a favorite of many but the problem is, it tends to be deceptive as far as calories are concerned. At most restaurants, refried beans are cooked in lard packing around with 23 grams of fat and 230 calories for only one cup. And that’s just the beans! If you can’t live without rice and beans try Moros y Crisianos (black beans and rice) instead. Black beans are lower in fat and calories (178 calories 1 g fat per serving), and are also high in fiber, which can help prevent heart disease and diabetes.
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