Is Chick-Fil-A Waffle Potato Fries, (Small) healthy?


By: Chick-Fil-A

40
CQ SCORE

310
CALORIES PER SERVING

7
INGREDIENTS

SALT

LOW

SAT FAT

LOW

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 48.7
  • Fat 47.4
  • Protein 3.9

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

20.9/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 47.4%
Fat Quality: 70.6 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 48.7%
Carb Quality: 46.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 3.9%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 2
Whole Carb Ingredients - 0

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

15.3/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 5.3/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.7/20.0
Plant score: 2.4/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 0.1

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

4.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

3 Processed Ingredients
4 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

7

INGREDIENTS

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Potatoes

FUNCTIONS

Refined Grain
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Potatoes are the starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum. A Harvard study of 120,000 men and women found potatoes to be a particular culprit of weight gain and diabetes. Potatoes do contain important nutrients but replacing potatoes with whole grains and other vegetables is likely to reduce the risk of weight gain and diabetes.

Canola Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Canola oil is produced from the rapeseed plant, the third-largest source of vegetable oil in the world. The "Can" part stands for Canada and "ola" refers to oil. Canola oil is low in saturated fat and contains both omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in a ratio of ~2:1 as well as monounsaturated fat.

Palm Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil high in saturated fat derived from the fruit of the oil palms. Along with coconut oil, palm oil is one of the few highly saturated vegetable fats and is semi-solid at room temperature.

To Promote Color Retention

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Dextrose P RG S

Dextrose

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Dextrose is an added sugar made from corn regularly used by the food processing industry.

Fully Refined High Oleic Canola Oil

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Tbhq And Citric Acid Added To Preserve Freshness And Dimethylopolysiloxane Added As An Anti-Foaming Agent

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

310Kcal

15%

Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 140mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 0g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0mcg 0%
Vitamin C 9.0mg 15%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 3%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
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Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: McDONALD'S, french fries - 71g - 229Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 26mg 7%
Potassium 423mg 6%
Phosphorus 90mg 9%
Zinc 0mg 3%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 1mg 7%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.1mg 7%
Riboflavin 0.0mg 0%
Niacin 2mg 12%
VitaminB6 0.3mg 15%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 N/A N/A
Choline N/A
VitaminK 11mcg 14%