Good choice, bad choice: Burger King Breakfast

| November 17, 2011

Eating a good breakfast is the best way to start the day.  Burger King offers a wide variety of choices, some way better than others.  We love their French toast sticks dunked in syrup (25g of sugar!) but there are better options.  Hint: Anytime a fast food restaurant uses these words; “ultimate, enormous, double, triple or decadent,” you can skip right past that item!


Bad choice

BK Ultimate Breakfast Platter

(Eggs, hash browns, sausage, biscuit, pancakes)

Calories: 1,310

Fat: 72 g

Sodium: 2,490 mg

Sugar: 41 g


Double Croissan’Wich with sausage and bacon

(Double serving of ham, bacon or sausage, eggs and double cheese on croissant)

Calories: 570

Fat:  37 g

Sodium: 1,350 mg

Sugar: 5 g

Good choice

We like to order from the kids’ menu whenever we can. They usually have less sodium, fat and sugar.  And, sometimes it comes with an action figure!


BK Kids Breakfast Muffin Sandwich

(Egg, cheese, English muffin)

Calories: 240

Fat: 11 g

Sodium: 550mg

Sugar 2 g


Cheesy Bacon BK Wrapper

(bacon, eggs, hash browns, cheese, tortilla)


Calories: 380

Fat: 24 g

Sodium: 1020 mg

Sugar: 2g


Fruit Topped Maple Flavor Quaker Oatmeal

(Oatmeal, maple and brown sugar flavored oats, dried fruit)


Calories: 270

Fat: 4 g

Sodium: 290 mg

Sugar: 29 g

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