Everyone likes a good burger…
A warm, toasted bun snugly encasing a juicy meat patty, melted cheese and lashings of sauce, what’s not to like?
But wait a minute or two because just as you’re wiping the last traces of sauce from the corners of your mouth, something strange, yet all-too familiar happens. The regret sets in. Nutrition-wise your day is ruined.
At least it used to be.
If you like a good burger, and given its standing as a global icon and Aussie milk bar favourite, that would appear to be most of us, you’re in luck.
Burgers, some of them anyway, are undergoing a makeover, morphing from fatty carb bombs that detonate in your stomach, to something that stacks up favourably against foods with entrenched health halos: salads, wraps, fruit bowls and protein shakes.
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In fact, a burger might