If Friday night means heading to the nearest pub for a beer and a burger, you probably don't want to know that your simple order of a burger and fries can run you over 1,400 calories. That's a day's worth of calories in one meal, not even counting the added calories of a beer or dessert. You don't have to give up on your burger entirely — just follow these calorie-saving tips.
If going veggie doesn't do it for you, eat half the beef patty instead of the whole (306):
Calories saved: 153
Skip the cheese:
Calories saved: about 100 per slice
Only eat half the bun instead of the whole (160):
Calories saved: 80