Visit Your Local Wendy’s Tonight to Support Community YMCA

Visit Your Local Wendy’s Tonight to Support Community YMCA

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Tonight all 12 Greater-Lansing area local Wendy’s franchises will donate 15% of their sales to YMCA of Lansing between 5-8pm. Spread the word with friends, co-workers, and family. The more people that visit a local Wendy’s today between 5-8pm the more money we will receive.

Wendy’s locations that are participating include:

And if you’re watching your caloric intake (I know I am), here are a few recommendations (via Spark People):

The Garden Sensations Salads are great choices, but the dressings that come on them contain 10-25 g of fat each.Balsamic Vinaigrette (90 calories, 6 g fat, 380 mg sodium),Light Classic Ranch (90 calories, 8 g fat, 360 mg sodium) or Fat Free French (70 calories, 0 g fat, 170 mg sodium) are your best choices for salad dressings. Be sure to ask to substitute one of the lighter dressings when you order.

wendys11n-1-webThe following sandwich combos are healthier meal selections:

  • Ultimate Grilled Chicken with lettuce, tomato and honey mustard sauce and a side salad with Light Classic Ranch dressing (450 calories, 15 g fat, 1,340 mg sodium)
  • Grilled Chicken Go Wrap with shredded cheese and honey mustard sauce and a small chili (450 calories, 17 g fat, 1,590 mg sodium)
  • Classic Single Hamburger with everything (hold the cheese and mayo) and mandarin oranges (470 calories, 16 g fat, 830 mg sodium)

Instead of fries, ask for a side salad (35 calories, 0 grams fat, 25 mg sodium) with one of the dressings listed above, a small chili(190 calories, 6 g fat, 830 mg sodium), the plain baked potato(320 calories, 0 g fat, 25 mg sodium), or a mandarin orange cup(80 calories, 0 g fat, 15 mg sodium) instead.

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