Food Comparison

April 2015 Issue

Wrap It Up

Tortillas and wraps may seem like an ber healthy way to enjoy a sandwich. They’re thinner than bread, so they must have fewer calories, right? Well, there are plenty of tortillas and wraps that do contain fewer calories than a couple of slices of whole wheat bread, but they run on the small side. If you order a wrap from a restaurant—some nearly a foot long—chances are you’d be better off, calorie-wise, with good old-fashioned bread. You could end up getting 300 calories or more just from the wrap vs. 160 from two slices of bread.

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