Junk food Assignment

Steamy meatballs covered by tomato sauce and served with processed cheese and bread. My favourite junk food would have to be a meatball marinara served with Italian bread from Subway. I love it because I love the taste of the meatballs and although the cheese makes it way too salty, it creates the perfect taste.
Two reasons why my favourite junk food is not healthy is because
(Information found at http://www.businessinsider.com/unhealthy-sandwiches-at-subway-2014-6)
1. The marinara sauce adds sugar and salt to the dish
2. There are a high amount of fat in the meatballs. A foot long contains 36 grams and a 6inch contains 18.

List of Ingredients:
In Bread:
Enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, yeast, sugar, contains 2% or less of: soybean oil, calcium carbonate, wheat gluten, salt, sunflower lecithin, ascorbic acid, yeast extract, Vitamin D2, enzymes. Contains wheat.

In Meatball Marinara:

Beef, water, bread crumbs (toasted wheat crumbs [enriched wheat flour {wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid], sugar, salt, soybean oil, yeast), textured soy protein concentrate, seasoning (dehydrated onion and garlic, salt, spice, dehydrated parsley, soybean oil), soy protein concentrate, Romano cheese (made from pasteurized part-skim cow’s milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes).

In Marinara Sauce:

tomatoes, tomato puree (water, tomato paste), sugar, soybean oil, modified food starch, salt, dehydrated onions, spices, onion powder. Contains milk, soy, and wheat.

Additives to the bread:
Ascorbic acid- It is used to preserve the bread
Total calories for a 12 inch: 1120


One of my other favourite junk food is:

Miss Vickie’s Salt and Vinegar chips

The ingredients are: cocoa mass, sugar, vegetable fats (coconut, palm kernel), cocoa butter, anhydrous milk fat, whole milk powder, skimmed milk powder, soya lecithin, lactose, vanilla beans, barley malt extract, flavorings. May contain hazelnuts, almonds Extra dark chocolate contains – Cocoa solids: 60% minimum

Additive is soya lecithin which is an emulsifier
Total calories per 100g is 250 calories total fat for 100g is 52grams.

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