Buffalo Wild Wings Traditional Wings-Large-Spicy Garlic

Keto Friendliness Gauge

How keto-friendly is Buffalo Wild Wings Traditional Wings-Large-Spicy Garlic? The Keto Friendliness Gauge visualizes how much this food conforms to the standard keto diet.

  • Green implies that Net Carbs fall within standard keto diet guidelines.
  • Yellow implies that Net Carbs are a little higher than standard keto diet guidelines.
  • Orange implies that Net Carbs are much higher than standard keto diet guidelines and risks kicking you out of ketosis.
  • Red implies that the amount of Net Carbs fall within the upper limits allowed by the keto diet and there's a high risk of getting kicked out of ketosis.

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Keto & Health Insights for Buffalo Wild Wings Traditional Wings-Large-Spicy Garlic

  • Net Carbs are 0% of calories per serving, at 7g per serving. This meal falls within the range for standard keto diet guidelines (at or under 25g of net carbs). If your daily net carb quota is 25g and if this food almost equals that much, consider whether you're going to eat more food later. Always take into account any foods you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
  • This food contains trans fat, a type of fat that's considered extremely unhealthy. Trans-fatty acids elevate bad cholesterol and lowers good cholesterol. And increases the likelihood for heart disease, strokes, and Type 2 diabetes. The FDA has mostly banned high amounts of trans-fatty acids in prepared foods, but you can still find trans fat quantities on food labels. Especially for most fast-food meals. Learn more about unhealthy fats.
  • This meal's calories per serving is around 40% of a standard 2,000 calorie diet and probably higher if your calorie limit is lower than 2,000. If you plan to eat more meals later in the day, you should reconsider this item. If the portion size of this meal is large and satiates your appetite, and keeps you full until much later in the day, then you shouldn't have any worries. The problem is if you eat a lot of calories later, which puts you at risk for overconsumption.
  • This food's %DV (daily value percentage) for sodium is 154%. At 3540mg, it's considered high in sodium according to the FDA's standard for %DV (daily value percentage), which considers any food with %DV of more than 20% as high in sodium. The organization recommends 2300mg of sodium as the daily limit. High sodium is believed to be associated with health problems such as heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and kidney malfunctions. There's also a belief that diets with high amounts of salt correlates with obesity, but the link hasn't proven to be so direct. Instead, salt may trigger overeating by increasing the feeling of hunger, according to studies referenced in this WebMD article about salt & obesity. Add-ons such as sauces and condiments are the usual high-sodium culprits in most restaurant meals. Sodium additives are responsible for most high sodium amounts in packaged foods, especially frozen meals. For most adults, a healthy range for daily maximum sodium consumption is between 1500-2300mg; foods should be within 5%-20% DV per serving.

Buffalo Wild Wings Traditional Wings-Large-Spicy Garlic Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 20 wings
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 1460
Total Fat: 86g
Saturated Fat: 27g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 750mg
Sodium: 3540mg
Total Carbohydrates: 8g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 1g
Protein: 166g
Calcium: 0mg Iron: 0mg
Potassium: 0mg Vitamin A: 0mcg
Vitamin C: 0mg Vitamin D: 0mcg