America's Unhealthiest Fast Food Breakfasts

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America's Unhealthiest Fast Food Breakfasts

America's Unhealthiest Fast Food Breakfasts

Fast food chains have done a very good job of turning breakfast into a game. If only they can create the ultimate crazy breakfast dish, then they can capitalize on the millions of people who pass a fast food joint daily on their way to work. But in this quest to capture the market, they apparently have forgotten about one thing: nutrition.

#9 Dunkin’ Donuts: Maple Sausage Breakfast Sandwich

Calories: 690
Fat: 45 grams
Sodium: 1,090 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 19 grams
Cholesterol: 120 milligrams

#8 Carl’s Jr: Breakfast Burger

#8 Carl’s Jr: Breakfast Burger
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A charbroiled all-beef patty, egg, bacon, American cheese, hash brown nuggets, and ketchup on a sesame seed bun.

Calories: 830
Fat: 44 grams
Sodium: 1,540 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 19 grams
Cholesterol: 255 milligrams

#7 Sonic: Ultimate Meat and Cheese Breakfast Burrito

Sonic’s burrito contains bacon, sausage chunks, tots, scrambled eggs, and melted cheese wrapped up in a tortilla.

Calories: 800
Fat: 56 grams
Sodium: 2,140 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 18 grams
Cholesterol: 355

#6 Jack in the Box: Steak and Egg Burrito with Salsa

#6 Jack in the Box: Steak and Egg Burrito with Salsa
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Jack in the Box’s breakfast burrito contains a flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, steak, chipotle sauce, hash browns, cheddar, pepper jack cheese, side of salsa.

Calories: 800
Fat: 50 grams
Sodium: 1,700 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 14 grams
Cholesterol: 460 milligrams

#5 Chick-Fil-A: Sausage Platter

Chick Fil-A’s sausage platter contains scrambled eggs, biscuit and gravy, sausage patty.

Calories: 810
Fat: 54 grams
Sodium: 1,850 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 20 grams
Cholesterol: 385 milligrams

#4 Taco Bell: 12-Pack Cinnabon Delights

Calories: 930
Fat: 53 grams
Sodium: 480 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 13 grams
Cholesterol: 40 milligrams

#3 Subway: Footlong Mega Melt on Flatbread

Subway Mega melt
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Subway’s Mega Melt contains bacon, pork sausage, omelette, and melted cheese.

Calories: 1,120
Fat: 57 grams
Sodium: 3,230 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 22 grams
Cholesterol: 545 milligrams

#2 McDonald’s: Big Breakfast With Hotcakes and Large Biscuit

McDonald’s Big Breakfast includes a buttermilk biscuit, sausage patty, scrambled eggs, hash browns, hotcakes.

Calories: 1,150
Fat: 60 grams
Sodium: 2,260 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 20 grams
Cholesterol: 575 milligrams

#1 Burger King: BK Ultimate Breakfast Platter

#1 Burger King: BK Ultimate Breakfast Platter

A combination of scrambled eggs, hash browns, a sausage patty, a biscuit, and three pancakes with syrup, this also has the dubious distinction of being the unhealthiest item on the Burger King menu, period.

Calories: 1,450
Fat: 84 grams
Sodium: 2,920 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 30 grams
Cholesterol: 505 milligrams