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Scoring Fast Food Nutrition Values : The Answer to 'Just What's in That Whopper, Anyway?'

January 29, 1987

Information is from Vons Grocery Co. nutrition publication , "Vons Nutrition-Notes , " by Susan Magrann, registered dietitian and consulting nutritionist. An updated version is expected to reflect minor modifications in some products with a 20 calories to 30 calories range.

NUTRITIVE VALUES OF FAST FOODS

CALORIES CHO FAT SODIUM (grams) (grams) (milligrams) ARBY's Roast Beef Sandwich 350 32 15 880 Jr. Roast Beef 220 21 9 530 Super Roast Beef 620 61 28 1420 Beef 'n' Cheddar 484 46 21 1745 French Dip 386 47 12 1111 Roast Beef Deluxe 486 43 23 1288 Arby's Sub (no dressing) 484 37 16 1354 Ham 'n' Cheese 484 46 21 1745 Chicken Breast Sand. 584 55 28 1323 Potato Cakes (2) 190 24 9 476 French Fries 216 26 12 39 BURGER KING Hamburger 290 29 13 525 Cheeseburger 350 30 17 730 Double Cheeseburger 530 32 31 990 Whopper 630 50 36 990 Whopper with Cheese 740 52 45 1435 Double Beef Whopper 850 52 52 1080 Dbl. Beef Whopper/Cheese 950 54 60 1535 Whopper Jr. 370 31 20 560 Whopper Jr./Cheese 420 32 25 785 Onion Rings 270 29 16 450 French Fries 210 25 11 230 Chocolate Shake 340 57 10 280 Vanilla Shake 340 52 11 320 CARL'S JR Famous Star Hamburger 530 38 32 705 Super Star 780 38 50 785 Western Bacon Burger 670 42 40 1330 Old Time Star 450 45 20 625 Happy Star 330 33 13 670 Charbroiler Chicken Sandwich 450 55 14 1380 Charbroiler Steak Sandwich 630 54 33 700 Calif. Roast Beef Sandwich 300 34 7 505 Filet of Fish 570 61 27 790 Crispirito 670 55 40 1050 Original Hot Dog 320 32 16 880 Chili Dog 330 29 17 640 Chili Cheese Dog 380 30 21 740 French Fries 250 25 15 460 Onion Rings 330 39 17 75 Vanilla Shake 490 90 8 350 JACK IN THE BOX Hamburger 263 29 11 566 Cheeseburger 310 28 15 877 Jumbo Jack Hamburger 551 45 29 1134 Jumbo Jack/Cheese 628 45 35 1666 Regular Taco 189 15 11 460 Super Taco 285 20 17 968 Moby Jack 455 38 26 837 Chicken Supreme 700 47 45 NA Hot Ham & Cheese Supreme 500 42 22 NA Bacon Cheeseburger Supreme 790 43 54 NA Hot Beef & Cheese Supreme 595 48 33 NA Club Supreme 426 37 22 NA French Fries 270 31 15 128 Onion Rings 351 32 23 318 Vanilla Shake 342 54 9 263 Chocolate Shake 365 59 9 294 KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN Original Recipe Wing 136 4 9 302 Drumstick 117 3 6 207 Side Breast 199 7 12 558 Thigh 257 6 17 566 Extra Crispy Wing 201 9 13 312 Drumstick 155 5 9 263 Side Breast 286 14 18 564 Thigh 343 13 23 549 Chicken Breast Fillet 436 34 22 1092 Sandwich Mashed Potatoes 64 12 1 268 Gravy 23 1 2 57 Roll 61 11 1 118 Corn 169 31 3 11 Cole Slaw 121 13 7 225 French Fries 184 28 7 174 McDONALD'S Hamburger 255 29 10 520 Cheeseburger 307 30 14 767 Quarter Pounder 424 33 22 735 Quarter Pounder/Cheese 524 32 31 1236 Big Mac 563 41 33 1010 Filet-O-Fish 432 37 25 781 French Fries 220 26 12 109 Vanilla Shake 352 60 8 201 Chocolate Shake 383 65 9 300 PIZZA HUT Standard Cheese (1/2 13" med., 680 84 22 1800 Thin 'n' Crispy) Supreme (1/2 13" med., 800 88 34 2400 Thin 'n' Crispy) TACO BELL Bean Burrito 343 48 12 272 Beef Burrito 466 37 21 327 Beefy Tostada 331 23 18 138 Bellbeefer 221 23 7 231 Bellbeefer with cheese 278 23 12 330 Burrito Supreme 457 43 22 367 Combination Burrito 404 43 16 300 Enchirito 454 42 21 1175 Taco 192 11 11 79 Tostada 259 18 11 101 Taco Supreme 237 12 15 NA Taco Bellgrande 410 20 26 NA Taco Light 390 16 26 NA WENDY'S Single Hamburger 472 34 26 774 Double Hamburger 669 34 40 980 Triple Hamburger 853 33 51 1217 Single Cheese 577 34 34 1085 Double Cheese 797 41 48 1414 Triple Cheese 1036 35 68 1848 Chili 228 20 8 1065 Chicken Sandwich 468 48 19 963 Chicken with Cheese 496 40 25 1195 Taco Salad 460 38 24 1297 French Fries 327 41 16 112 Frosty 391 54 16 247

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