How many calories in a Big Mac or a Double Whopper? Just ask Google Now

How many calories in a Big Mac or a Double Whopper? Just ask Google Now
The ever-helpful Google is introducing a new feature, aiming to induce or prevent the guilt trip associated with a visit to your favorite fast food establishment. You can now say "OK, Google" to your phone, and ask Google Now directly things like "How many calories in a Big Mac?" or "What's in a Double Whopper?"

Regardless of whether you ask your phone, or type those in Google's search field on your computer, a picture of the fast food culprit will appear, on top of a table with the nutritional values breakdown will appear. This will inform you how many calories are in each Happy Meal, for instance, and the amount of proteins or carbs there. The list that Google has created is pretty exhaustive, including a number of meals from the most popular chain restaurants, so you can take the feature for a spin right now on your Android phone, and don't play surprised when you learn the amount of fat you wolf down with each Triple Whopper.


source: Google (G+)

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11 Comments

1. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Btw Google is working on a app that will tell you macro and micronutrients from picture of the food you take :D

5. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

That's going to be awfully inaccurate. Their fitness app is one of the worst I've ever used btw.

2. waddup121 unregistered

^ Amazing.

3. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

It should also tell you how much exercise you need to burn the calories if you eat one of the menu.

11. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Assuming you enter your height, current weight, and estimated activity level.

4. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Don't bother eating this dog food from the McD and KFC in the first place.

6. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

i asked google about the big mac... "dont eat that junk"

7. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

If you're eating at BK or McD's, I'm guessing you're not terribly worried about calorie count.

8. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3123; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Forget the calorie count. The answer Google needs to give is the address for the nearest Cardiologist.

9. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Yeah, I'm actually surprised, less than 300 calories in a Big Mac? The panini sandwitches at work have more calories in them than that.

10. tbacba

Posts: 134; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It's actually 563 calories. The 257 calories refers to a 100 gram serving, which is about half a big Mac. But who eats just half a hamburger?

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