Food Comparison

February 2010 Issue

Restaurant Deli Sandwiches: What’s in Your Lunch?

When most of us put a sandwich together it usually involves a slice or two of meat and some cheese, and two slices of bread spread with a bit of mayo or mustard. Perhaps there’s a slice of tomato and a lettuce leaf to round it out. In a matter of minutes we have a quick and easy meal comprised of foods from at least two to four of the food groups. But, outside chefs take a slightly different approach to their creations. With the various fillings and fixings thrown into the mix, deli and restaurant sandwiches can contain as much or more than a day’s worth of calories, fat and sodium.

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