THE amount of calories in Nando’s houmous will shock you.
For years, nutritionists have been touting the benefits of houmous – the chickpea dip beloved by Brits.
The Nando’s peri-peri houmous contains an astounding 800 calories – equivalent to eight chicken wings.
Comparatively, the brownies and Choc-O-Lot cake at Nando’s only contain 385 calories and 535 calories respectively.
Put in perspective, when a woman is trying to lose weight she should aim to eat between 1,200 and 1,500 calories per day – this houmous alone will set you back nearly two thirds of your daily intake.
A Nando’s spokesperson said: "Our houmous starter is ideal for two people to share, and features two pieces of pitta bread, houmous and PERi-PERi drizzle.