Wendy's Grilled Chicken Sandwich

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Wendy's Grilled Chicken Sandwich described in ORAC units is: 150 μ mol TE/100g.


How healthy is a Wendy's chicken sandwich? Whether you get the regular or spicy kind, it probably won't make a noticeable difference in ORAC value. Testing was not performed for the fried version. This test was conducted on the their grilled version of the chicken sandwich and it falls among the bottom 5% of tested foods. Though not to pick on Wendy's, because the truth is all processed and fast food ranks produce dismal values.

ORAC Source

Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't: Carlsen MH, Halvorsen BL, Holte K, et al. Nutrition Journal NIH Jan 2010