Coleslaw is the crunchy, sweet an tangy salad made up of cabbage. While coleslaw may seem healthy, it is in fact filled with copious amounts of fat, sugar and has a lot of calories. Just how many calories in coleslaw are there? Read on to find out.
One cup of your typical coleslaw has 260 calories in it. The scary thing about it is that over 2/3 of those calories are from fat and the rest from from carbs.
If you're trying to eat healthy and lose weight, you will want to avoid eating coleslaw as much as possible. Many people eat coleslaw at Kentucky Fried Chicken. They brand of coleslaw is even worse. One cup has 275 calories in it.
If you really want to enjoy coleslaw you can make a healthier version using fat free ingredients. This will cut down the calorie content drastically. It should be noted that coleslaw isn't all bad. It does have vitamin a, vitamin c, and thiamin in it.
Just one cup of KFC coleslaw per day will add 1975 calories to you diet in one week. That is certainly enough to kill your weight loss efforts. Now that you know how poor coleslaw if for you it is important to eat it only as an occasional treat. It may look like a salad, but its a poor choice.
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