Sub sandwiches run the gamut from relatively healthy to downright terrible.
We’ve got the details on the worst restaurant subs and better options at five popular chains, helping you make your next lunch hour a little healthier.
Buffalo Chicken Cheesesteak (regular): 930 calories, 14.5 g saturated fat, 1.58 day’s sodium
Turkey and Provolone (regular): 530 calories, 6 g saturated fat, 70% max rec sodium
Chicken Bacon Ranch Melt (6 inch): 590 calories, 10 g saturated fat, 59% max rec sodium
Turkey Breast (6 inch): 280 calories, 1 g saturated fat, 33% max rec sodium
Meatball (Original): 670 calories, 14 g saturated fat, 50% max rec sodium
Turkey Breast (Original): 440 calories, 5 g saturated fat, 55% max rec sodium
Italian Night Club: 950 calories, 14 g saturated fat, 1.25 day’s sodium
Turkey Tom: 510 calories, 4 g saturated fat, 53% max rec sodium
Italian (Medium): 940 calories, 15 g saturated fat, 1.16 day’s sodium
Turkey (Medium): 680 calories, 7 g saturated fat, 65% max rec sodium
Use this info the next time you’re looking at the best and worst restaurant subs. It will help you to keep your low calorie lunchtime that much healthier.
Morgan Medeiros is a certified nutritionist, holding a both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Morgan completed her undergraduate education at Central Washington University, and her graduate education at Northeastern University. During her time as a graduate student, Morgan focused her area of expertise in health education, weight management, and behavioral change. Morgan has experience working in areas of nutritional neuroscience and disease prevention, obesity prevention, and weight loss. Morgan also works in areas of nutritional analysis and menu labeling for restaurants, where she is able to creatively bridge her interest in food culture and health education. In her free time, Morgan enjoys traveling, reading, writing, running, and spending time with her family and friends (including- most importantly- her dog, Clyde).