Google displays the nutritional values of fast food meals

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Mariella Moon
June 16th, 2015
In this article: calories, google, health
Google displays the nutritional values of fast food meals

Google wants to count calories in your food photos someday, but until that happens, it can at least help you speed-search popular fast food meals. Say, you want to know what exactly you're consuming when you eat a Big Mac -- just type "calories in a Big Mac" or say it out loud after "OK, Google" using voice search on your mobile app. A box containing the food's complete nutritional information (calories, carbs, fats, etc.), similar to what you see on calorie-counting apps like MyFitnessPal, will then show up on the results page. You can also search for a fast food chain's full menu and click on each item to show its nutritional values. For instance, you can type in "Burger King calories" for a quick check before you order. That way, you won't end up buying a Triple Whopper if you're not ready to consume a whopping 1,160 calories in one sitting.

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