Healthy burgers at DQ

Updated Apr 22, 2013

Dq BurgerClassic treat eatery Dairy Queen also serves up quite the burger menu, along with several other lunch and dinner items. When picking up a DQ burger, though, keeping it simple – and avoiding the extras – is the key to keeping it healthy. The following are the healthiest burgers available at DQ.

Original Cheeseburger

Calories: 400
Fat: 18 g
Cholesterol: 65 mg
Sodium: 930 mg
Carbohydrates: 34 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 19 g

GrillBurger with Cheese

Calories: 540
Fat: 30 g
Cholesterol: 70 mg
Sodium: 1020 mg
Carbohydrates: 44 g
Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 23 g

Quarter Pound Mushroom Swiss GrillBurger

Calories: 570
Fat: 35 g
Cholesterol: 75 mg
Sodium: 820 mg
Carbohydrates: 39 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 24 g

You can always ask for burgers without cheese, which will cut down on your fat and cholesterol intakes.

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet, the recommended daily nutritional intakes are: Fat – 65 g; Saturated Fat – 20 g; Cholesterol – 300 mg; Sodium – 2400 mg; Potassium – 3500 mg; Carbohydrates – 300 g; Fiber – 25 g; Protein – 50 g.

Consult a nutritionist or doctor for more information on your personal recommended daily nutritional intake.

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