Plenty has been written about fast food stretching your dollar further than many of the healthier alternatives. And, although some people have gone to great lengths to prove you can eat healthy on a shoestring budget, the reality seems to be fast food is just plain easier.

A recent article by took a look at the overall cost per 100 calories for some of the top menu items available, and although Smart Money says the results are “surprising,” it doesn’t seem overly revelatory that a Big Mac gives you more bang for your buck than a grilled chicken salad. We’ve been saying the same thing for years, but were just too lazy to do the math.

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