High Calorie Meals at Chain Restaurants Revealed

New reports shows which meals have the most fat, salt.
2:14 | 07/31/14

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Michael, you have a story about meals that can bulk you up. Have you ever wondered what the unhealthiest meal you could eat is? Yes. That's how I spend my weekends. What examine I eat? Well, we have an answer. A new report found the meals with colossal calorie counts from more than 200 chain restaurants, you might be a little surprised. ABC's gio Benitez has the story. Reporter: It's one of the few awards a restaurant may not want to win. The annual extreme eating awards. The results of a survey conducted by the center for science and the public interest every year calling attention to the massive calorie counts on some menu items. Americans consume a third of their calories in restaurants so what they're choosing in restaurants really does matter. Reporter: This year the startling Numbers from the cspi show how hard it says you have to work out to burn off the meals. Personal trainer latirial helping me get in shape. 7.5 hours of rowing will make up for this steak dinner from maggiano's. This deep dish pizza, five hours on the bike. And for a cheesecake factory peanut butter chocolate cheesecake, how long we got to do this? 4.5 hours! Reporter: Cspi says seven hours of swimming laps will eliminate the calories in cheesecake factory's bruleed French toast. And for chevy's super Cinco combo, hit the court for 3.5 hours. The restaurants that responded to our request for comment say they offer a variety of options for customers, some even allowing customized dishes with, yeah, fewer calories. For "Good morning America," gio Benitez, ABC news, New York. I mean it's incredible, gio was supposed to be here this morning. Still at the gym working off those calories. Looks like he could handle seven hours at the gym, though. Yeah, daily. That story is so depressing, though. You and I had weekend plans, burgers. Right, either that or we'll do nine hours in the gym afterwards which would be scary giving who I'd be working out with. I'd like to see that.

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