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Nutritional data from sixteen of the sandwiches on a typical Burger King (BK) menu and thirteen of the sandwiches on a typical McDonald’s (MCD) menu have been collected. The table below gives the data from each sandwich.

​Included are the number of calories, number of calories from fat, number of grams of fat, number of grams of saturated fat, number of milligrams (mg) of cholesterol, number of milligrams of sodium, number of grams of fiber, and number of grams of carbohydrates.

Sandwich Calories Fat Calories Fat Grams Saturated Fat Grams Cholesterol mg Sodium mg Fiber grams Carbohydrates grams Restaurant
TRIPLE WHOPPER® Sandwich with Cheese 1230 740 82 32 275 1590 3 52 BK
TRIPLE WHOPPER® Sandwich 1130 670 74 27 255 1160 3 51 BK
TENDERCRISP® Chicken Sandwich 780 390 43 8 75 1730 4 73 BK
Enormous Omelet Sandwich 740 410 46 16 330 1940 3 45 BK
Spicey TENDERCRISP® Chicken Sandwich 720 320 36 7 65 2000 5 74 BK
Original Chicken Sandwich 660 360 40 8 70 1440 4 52 BK
BK BIG FISH® Sandwich 630 270 30 6 60 1380 4 67 BK
Spicey BK BIG FISH® Sandwich 620 270 29 6 60 1540 4 67 BK
TENDERGRILL Chicken Sandwich with Mayo 510 170 19 4 75 1180 4 49 BK
BK VEGGIE® BURGER with cheese 470 180 20 5 20 1320 7 47 BK
Original Chicken Sandwich w/o Mayo 450 150 17 4 50 1250 4 52 BK
Double Croiss w/ bacon, egg & cheese 430 240 27 10 175 1250 1 27 BK
Croiss w/ bacon, egg & cheese 340 180 20 7 155 890 1 26 BK
Tendergrill Chicken Sandwich w/ honeymustard 450 90 10 2 75 1210 4 53 BK
Whopper 670 350 39 11 51 1020 3 51 BK
Double Cheeseburger 500 260 29 14 105 1030 1 31 BK
Hamburger 280 90 10 4 30 550 2 36 MCD
Cheeseburger 330 130 14 6 45 790 2 36 MCD
Double Cheeseburger 490 240 26 12 85 1220 2 38 MCD
Quarter Pounder 430 190 21 8 70 770 3 38 MCD
Quarter Pounder with Cheese 540 260 29 13 95 1240 3 39 MCD
Big Mac 600 300 33 11 85 1050 4 50 MCD
Big N' Tasty 540 290 32 10 80 780 3 38 MCD
Big N' Tasty with Cheese 590 330 36 12 95 1020 3 39 MCD
Filet-O-Fish 410 180 20 4 45 660 1 41 MCD
Chicken McGrill 400 140 16 3 70 1020 3 37 MCD
Crispy Chicken 510 230 26 4.5 50 1090 3 47 MCD
McChicken 430 200 23 4.5 45 830 3 41 MCD
Hot n' Spicy Chicken 450 230 26 5 45 820 1 40 MCD

Advertising professionals for McDonald's are looking for ways to use this data accurately in order to offer advertising messages to consumers that will highlight the advantages of McDonald's in a direct comparison with Burger King.

Decide whether the following advertising statements are justified or not justified by the evidence in the data table.

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Not Justified

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McDonald’s offers the best choices for customers looking to reduce their sodium intake.

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Not Justified

McDonald’s offers sandwiches which have considerably lower percentages of calories from fat than Burger King.

Justified

Not Justified

Half of McDonald’s menu consists of sandwiches with less combined sodium and cholesterol than anything offered at Burger King.