The 10 Unhealthiest Items from McDonald's
Big Breakfast with Hotcakes and Large Size Biscuit
Topping the list of the 10 unhealthiest items from McDonald's is the big breakfast with hotcakes and large size biscuit. Not only does this offering have 2,150 milligrams of sodium, it is loaded with 1,090 calories and 575 milligrams of cholesterol, which tops out at 192 percent of a person's daily intake.
Frappe Chocolate Chip
This indulgent drink comes in at 530 calories in its smallest offering and an enormous 750 calories for a large serving. In addition to calories, the large frappe chocolate chip drink contains 99 grams of sugar and 20 grams of saturated fat, which tops the daily value for most adults.
Premium Chicken Crispy Club Sandwich
Traditionally, people come to chicken as a healthier option when it comes to fast food, but right off the top, the premium chicken crispy club sandwich has a total of 650 calories. Topped with mayonnaise and Swiss cheese, the sandwich also contains 45 grams of fat and 1,410 milligrams of sodium.
Double Quarter Pounder With Cheese
The double quarter pounder with cheese is a popular choice for those who enjoy a large and loaded burger. Unfortunately, this burger also comes with a stigma of calories and fat. This sandwich has 750 calories and 43 grams of fat, which is 230 calories more than the traditional quarter pounder.
Bacon Clubhouse Burger
The bacon clubhouse burger is a quarter pound burger with all the trimmings. These include pasteurized cheese and bacon, which both have a high content of fat. Overall, the burger contains 40 grams of fat and 1,470 grams of sodium.
Premium Crispy Chicken Bacon Clubhouse Sandwich
Choosing a crispy chicken sandwich versus a grilled option, packs on the calories. With the added bacon and cheese, this sandwich tops out at 750 calories and contains 10 grams of saturated fat and even more sodium than the burger, at 1,720 milligrams.
Steak, Egg, and Cheese Bagel
A popular offering from the McDonald's breakfast menu, the steak, egg, and cheese bagel is a savory yet greasy option for those who want to stray from the traditional bacon and sausage options. This simple sandwich contains 680 calories with 300 milligrams of cholesterol, which encompasses nearly 100 percent of an adult's recommended daily value.
Although the name sounds nutritious, the strawberry shakes from McDonald's packs on the calories. Topped with whipped cream, the drink contains 850 calories for 22 ounces, and 15 grams of saturated fat.
McFlurry With M&Ms
The McFlurry with M&Ms is an ideal treat for the summertime, but not without a cost. This vanilla soft serve offering has 930 calories for a large, 16-ounce cup, 20 grams of saturated fat, and 128 grams of sugar.
Like the big breakfast with hotcakes, this offering from the breakfast menu also contains many calories. Including scrambled eggs, a biscuit, sausage, and a hash brown, it contains 740 calories, 1,560 milligrams of sodium, and 555 milligrams of cholesterol.