Why Taco Bell Is Bad? [Only 2 Reasons]

Why Taco Bell Is Bad?
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Just like most of the food items that you get from outside sources are mostly bad for your health.

There might be a few exceptions but most of the foods are fried and full of calories.

Although, eating once in a while is not something that will damage your health a lot but regular consumption of these fast foods will result in bad health.

In today’s post, we’ll specifically find out about the taco bell brand and if that’s something not worth it.

Why Taco Bell Is Bad?

Taco bell is a fast food brand and provides Mexican inspired foods like:

  • Tacos
  • Nachos
  • Quesadillas
  • Burritos
  • And food of similar kind

The problem with taco bell is it’s full of calories because it’s not just cheesy but fried as well and that’s why it adds more unhealthy elements in it.

What makes it unhealthy is…

  • Frying
  • Combination of ingredients

Let’s Talk About Each Of The Items First…

1.      Tacos

Contains cheese, Salsa, ground meat (mostly beef but can be chicken or turkey as well), onion, corn tortilla, tomato, chili pepper, chili powder & salt.

Almost, all of the items are good except the addition of meat and corn tortilla. Moreover, this also matters how tacos is made. Frying the food is not a good thing that’s true especially when the oil is not healthy.

We recommend using extra virgin olive oil as it’s the healthiest oil you can get for frying corn tortilla.

But, if you prefer using corn oil to maintain the taste you can do that too but, in contrast olive oil is a much more healthy option to pick.

2.      Nachos

Just like Tacos, nachos is also a similar food with similar food ingredients like:

  • Cheese (Cheddar cheese is recommended)
  • Tortilla chips
  • Salsa
  • Ground beef
  • Sour cream
  • Onion
  • Jalapeno

3.      Quesadillas

Quesadillas requires a very specific type of cheese which is known as Monterey jack (a semi-hard cheese).

It’s made from using cow’s milk and can be recognized because of its mild flavor and a bit of sweetness.

Other than that it contains:

  • Flour tortilla
  • Bell pepper
  • Sour cream
  • Onion
  • And Salsa

4.      Burritos

Burritos contains cheese, chili peppers, ground meat of your choice, onion, salsa, refried beans and sour cream.

Based on this information you can see the ingredients are mostly of good quality and are healthy if treated individually. But, when we combine all of these items and make it one that’s when they become unhealthy.

It’s not just “frying” but, the “combination” of ingredients as well.

Combining protein with carbs is not a good choice.

Adding of sweet cheese in quesadillas is the worst combination to eat.

A Bit Of History

Taco bell brand is very old and a known brand especially in United States. As you can see in the trends as well the need for taco bell has only increased since its inception when Glen Bell launched it in 1962 in Downey, California.

Final Verdict

Why taco bell is bad? It’s because the ingredients combination and frying what makes the taco bell bad.

But, is this something that only taco bell is responsible for?

No, these food are made like that. It’s not taco bell is responsible for anything instead all of these food are unhealthy no matter where you get them from.


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