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ONE MISSION BURRITO
How far does a Mission super burrito go in meeting your daily food goals under the 2005 U.S. Dietary Guidelines? It’s heavy on refined grains, salt and saturated fat, and provides much of a day’s worth of food (based on the average moderately active adult woman’s needs of 2,000 calories a day).
TOMATO 1 slice (.6 ounces)
ICEBERG LETTUCE 5/8 cup (1.4 ounces)
Counts as: 1/2 cup vegetables (out of 2 1/2 cups daily; 1 cup of lettuce counts as 1/2 cup)
COOKED PINTO BEANS 3/4 cup (5 ounces)
Counts as: 3/4 cup vegetables (out of 2 1/2 cups)
SPANISH RICE 1 cup (4.8 ounces)
Counts as: 2 servings of refined grains (out of 3).
COOKED CHOPPED BEEF 1 cup (3.7 ounces)
Counts as: 2/3 of daily meat/chicken/fish (5.5 ounces)
SHREDDED CHEESE 1/2 cup (2 ounces)
Counts as: (including sour cream, below): 1 1/3 servings dairy (out of 3 servings)
FRESH SALSA 1/2 cup (4 ounces)
Counts as: 1/2 cup vegetables (out of 2 1/2 cups daily)
SOUR CREAM 3 tablespoons (1.8 ounces)
Counts as: See cheese, above
GUACAMOLE 3 tablespoons (2.1 ounces)
Counts as: 1/4 cup vegetables (out of 2 1/2 cups)
TORTILLA 12-inch flour (3.1 ounces)
Counts as: 3 servings of refined grains (recommendation is 3), plus 1/4 day’s added fat
Weight: 1 2/3 pounds
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