A Calzone is a dish that is made up of a pizza crust wrapped around ingredients such as cheese, pizza sauce, vegetables and meats. It is a great tasting Italian meal that's perfect on a cold day. Calzone's typically come in three different varieties meat calzone, cheese calzone and a pepperoni calzone. So how many calories in a calzone are there?
A meat Calzone typically has 600-700 calories in it to go along with 35 grams of fat, 1500 mg of sodium and 35 grams of protein. A cheese calzone has 550-800 calories in it along with 40 grams of fat, 1600 mg of sodium, and 20 grams of protein. A pepperoni calzone has 650-900 calories in it along with 55 grams of fat, 1800 mg of sodium, and 30 grams of protein.
As you can see, calzone's of any variety are not healthy at all. They contain far too many calories, fat, and sodium in them. They should be eaten only on occasion.
Experts at the Mayo Clinic say that indulging in foods high in fat and sodium out you at risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, heart disease and obesity. Its certainly fine to eat calzone's once in awhile, but eating them, or similar foods, put your health at serious risk. Just one calzone has more than 100% of the RDA of for sodium.
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