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The Best & Worst Foods at Burger King

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Eat This, Not That! Editors of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 82: Despite being founded a whole year before McDonald’s, Burger King has been hanging onto their royal coattails as the number two largest burger chain in America for years (behind the Golden Arches, of course). Now, don’t be discouraged BK fans; there is something the restaurant reigns supreme in. And that’s trans fats.Of the big three burger chains—the third being Wendy’s—BK consistently ranks as the unhealthiest of the lot. Their meat remains high in trans fats, and their signature sandwich, The Whopper, has 120 more calories and 12 more grams of fat than a Big Mac. As chains such as Taco Bell put nutritionists to work in efforts to nix trans fat and reduce sodium levels on their menus, the content slowly creeps upward on the BK nutritional menu.Despite their less than stellar nutritional reputation, there is a way to win at BK if you know how to play the menu right. The team at Eat This, Not That! put the chain’s entire menu to the test. Here are the Burger King items worth ordering, as well as several that deserve a royal kick in the pants.Drive-thru orders for your hankering that, when enjoyed in moderation, won’t leave you with all the guilt—and the flab—that our worst list will. The Best Breakfast Items at Burger King

The Best & Worst Foods at Burger King

Despite being founded a whole year before McDonald’s, Burger King has been hanging onto their royal coattails as the number two largest burger chain in America for years (behind the Golden Arches, of course). Now, don’t be discouraged BK fans; there is something the restaurant reigns supreme in. And that’s trans fats.

Of the big three burger chains—the third being Wendy’s—BK consistently ranks as the unhealthiest of the lot. Their meat remains high in trans fats, and their signature sandwich, The Whopper, has 120 more calories and 12 more grams of fat than a Big Mac. As chains such as Taco Bell put nutritionists to work in efforts to nix trans fat and reduce sodium levels on their menus, the content slowly creeps upward on the BK nutritional menu.

Despite their less than stellar nutritional reputation, there is a way to win at BK if you know how to play the menu right. The team at Eat This, Not That! put the chain’s entire menu to the test. Here are the Burger King items worth ordering, as well as several that deserve a royal kick in the pants.

Drive-thru orders for your hankering that, when enjoyed in moderation, won’t leave you with all the guilt—and the flab—that our worst list will.

The Best Breakfast Items at Burger King

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