All About Taco Bell Nutrition for Popular Meals and Sauces

Certain options at Taco Bell, like the tacos, are healthier than others.
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Taco Bell is a fast-food chain serving a menu of low-priced Mexican-influenced items. It is possible to make good food choices there as recent menu changes include more nutritious meals that are low in fat and calories.

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Learn all about Taco Bell nutrition for some of their meals, hot sauces and more.

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Taco Bell Calories and Nutrition: Healthier Choices

Anyone can view Taco Bell's nutritional information on their official website. Nutritional information is always available in all Taco Bell restaurants as well. All of Taco Bell's menu items are high in sodium, but several choices are low in calories.

The Crunchy Taco

  • 170 calories
  • 9 g fat
  • 310 mg sodium
  • 13 g carbs
  • 8 g protein

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Carbs in Taco Bell Meals

If you're trying to cut carbs, know that the tacos at Taco Bell are a good choice.

Bean Burrito

  • 350 calories
  • 9 g fat
  • 1,000 mg sodium
  • 54 g carbs
  • 13 g protein

Taco Bell Chalupa Calories

Taco Bell Chalupa Supreme

Nearly half of the calories in a Taco Bell Chalupa come from fat. Here's the nutritional breakdown for the Chicken Chalupa Supreme:

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  • 350 calories
  • 18 g fat
  • 560 mg sodium
  • 33 g carbs
  • 13 g protein

Tip

Taco Bell's Chalupa Supremes come in beef, steak and chicken and the chicken and steak seem to be the healthier options of the three.

Black Bean Chalupa

  • 330 calories
  • 15 g fat
  • 430 mg sodium
  • 39 g carbs
  • 10 g protein

Meals to Avoid at Taco Bell

Nachos BellGrande (Beef)

  • 740 calories
  • 38 g fat
  • 1,050 mg sodium
  • 81 g carbs
  • 16 g protein

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Beef Quesarito

  • 650 calories
  • 33 g fat
  • 1,390 mg sodium
  • 67 g carbs
  • 22 g protein

Taco Bell Sauces

Taco Bell offers a variety of sauces and condiments, many complimentary. The "hot" sauce provides a little more kick than the "mild," but isn't nearly as spicy as their "fire" sauce.

There are zero calories in the Taco Bell hot sauce packets, but they do contain 30 to 55 milligrams of sodium.

Taco Bell Nutrition Calculator

To see how each of the fast-food joint's meals fit into your eating plan based on your daily calorie goals, use the Taco Bell Nutrition Calculator here.

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