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Calorie Values of Common ‘Junk Foods’

In today’s scenario people are least bothered about what they are eating outside and do not pay sufficient attention to the nutritional facts. So called ‘Junk Food ‘nowadays are a part of daily life which leads to increased weight, fat and obesity.

Food forms the basis of our health and well-being. In reality – there is no food or nutrient that is ‘junk’; however, it is the preparation of certain dishes and their nutritional composition which can cause health issues if eaten on a regular basis or in excess.

Hence, it becomes important for a layman to know the calorie values of ‘junk foods’ or typical dishes eaten in restaurants.

For your knowledge, we share here with you a few popular food dishes with their typical approximate calories for 1 serving each:

  1. Butter Chicken – 490 Kcal
  2. Chicken Tikka Masala – 500 Kcal
  3. Tandoori Chicken – 260-300 Kcal
  4. Chhole Bhature – 450 Kcal
  5. Pav Bhaji – 600 Kcal
  6. Non-Vegetable Biryani – 340 Kcal
  7. Vegetable Biryani – 300 Kcal
  8. Chicken Curry – 580 Kcal

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