Mexican cuisine has become as ubiquitous in America as the hamburger -- maybe more so. On just one freeway exit near my home, there are no less than five Mexican restaurants: Del Taco, El Pollo Loco, Chipotle, Taco Bell, and Baja Fresh. And Taco Bell, with more than 5,800 restaurants nationwide, consistently makes Entrepreneur Magazine's top 10 list of fast food franchises. menu items have more than 1,500 calories per serving and plenty of saturated fat, total fat, and sodium.
(Most were pretty high in fiber, however.)the high fat content contributess to high levels of cholestrol and bad fat in the blood. this ultimately leads to atherosclerosis and a number of other cardiiovascular diseases as well.