Share = Voted a healthy and tasty option. I get a veggie and rice bowl from Freebirds that's about 500 but the biggest thing I've noticed is that they tend to be heavy handed with the guac especially if it's getting near closing time. Chipotle has real fresh and healthy ingredients, McDonald's not so much. Food With Integrity. Press J to jump to the feed. Chipotle has debuted "lifestyle bowls" for keto, paleo, Whole30 and high-protein eaters. Macronutrients, micronutrients, vitamins, diets, and nutrition news are among the many topics discussed. If I eat at home, I actually weigh my burrito bowl and then compare it to the online calculator. Was wondering if anyone could confirm or deny. That doesn't seem right. More nutrients. For the most part, Chipotle can easily be a part of a healthy diet, mostly because its build-your-own model helps set it apart from other chains. Thank you for your first post in r/loseit! Even though the veggies and fruit have more calories they benefit your body way more than the artificial cookies. Chipotle Mexican Grill, USA, Canada and UK, Burritos, Tacos and more. Preferences. Chipotle nutrition: Pros. Especially if you're overweight? Definitely go for a bowl also if you're looking to stay healthier, and less rice if you're cutting out carbs. If the ingredients at Chipotle's are fresh and organic then I would say 1000 calories of that is better for you than 1000 calories of pink slimy nutritionless chicken paste. If you're concerned, you can always ask the servers to please give you as close to the standard serving size as possible. One of the bigger nutritional concerns with Chipotle is the size. Here was an interesting infographic I found for a comparison between Chiptole and Moes. The Chipotle vinaigrette, with 270 calories and 25 grams of fat in a paltry 2-ounce serving. While you're waiting for someone to answer, check out these resources based on frequent questions and topics: Quick Start Guide - an easy way to get started with weight loss. One of my new favorite healthy-ish meals is the burrito bowl. When you say 200 calories of fruits and veggies are better than 100 calories of snack cookies, what if we scale this up? No, it means that the number of calories and the amount of fat are roughly equal. Chipotle seems to win in that aspect. Really, cutting the excess calories from Chipotle is as simple as nixing the tortilla and (unless you desperately love it) the sour cream. Both are healthier than ground beef and fresher. Nutrition facts for the full Chipotle Mexican Grill menu. I also sometimes don't eat the whole thing (this is a new, bizarre habit) so I'll weigh and figure out what percentage I'm saving for later. Nutrition Calculator. FAQ - frequently posted questions and answers. Again, you provide no evidence for your claim. Counting calories? Which is to say as accurate as the people who serve it. I mostly deal with petty thievery and drunken brawls. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. They actually cook chicken breast and steaks and cut them up. Accurate enough. Comes out to 18g carbs, which I can live with, but most surprisingly it is only 475 calories. What about digestion, micronutirents, blood sugar control, added artificial ingredients, and processing. Chipotle has real fresh and healthy ingredients, McDonald's not so much. Everything else is fine. Yes, it'll probably be high in sodium, but that's ok, it'll definitely have a lot less in the way of fat and simple carbs. A bowl would most likely be the best choice but a burrito isn't going to ruin your day. Yes, I agree. Chipotle -- Nutrition Calculator. No evidence that chipotle's ingredients are "healthier" than mcdonalds. I imagine the burrito fats will have more unsaturated than the big mac as many will come from beans. Please contact the moderators of this subreddit if you have any questions or concerns. I make my bowl from there and it comes to ~530 calories based on the meal calculator. This is how I do it. Keep in mind that their ingredients are fresh and organically grown/fed. If you're concerned, you can always ask the servers to please give you as close to the standard serving size as possible. Select any item to view the complete nutritional information including calories, carbs, sodium and Weight Watchers points. Especially the protein. Sometimes I immediately cut off a third or one half of the burrito, and put it away in my fridge for lunch the next day since one burrito can be around 900 calories. They are amazing. A nutritionist weighs in. Instead of iceburg lettuce they use romain. Special diet? It's accurate for the weight listed but everyone knows the heavy and light handed servers at chipotle, so it's only so accurate in reality but the count for that bowl makes sense, it's just meat and veggies. Their fajitas are made from fresh veggies and not over cooked, so they still retain nutrition. Chipotle Nutrition Facts. It's as accurate as any restaurant chain info I'd say. Find out exactly how your meal stacks up, down to the ingredient. Personally I do consider Chipotle to be healthier than McDonald's, but it's still a high calorie count. I LOVE chipotle but I try to avoid it at all cost these days (especially when on a cut), New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Tell me more. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. So as far as meat quality it's better than McDonalds by a long shot.