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The Top 20 Fast Food Items Highest In Calories

My friends over at went through the nutrition facts of every single item from the menus of 25 popular fast food restaurants to put together a list of 272 fast food items highest in calories.

Here are the top 20 highest calories items from the list:

  • White Castle Chocolate Shake - Large (Louisville region): 1680
  • Nathan's Fish N Chips: 1537
  • Carl's Jr. Double Six Dollar Burger: 1520
  • Hardee's Monster Thickburger: 1420
  • Dairy Queen Large Choc. Chip Cookie Dough Blizzard: 1320
  • Hardee's Double Bacon Cheese Thickburger: 1300
  • Dairy Queen Large Chocolate Malt: 1300
  • Nathan's Chicken Tender Platter: 1300
  • Jack In The Box OREO Cookie Ice Cream Shake (24oz): 1290
  • Dairy Queen Chicken Strip Basket (6 piece): 1270

To see the rest of the list

  • Hardee's Double Thickburger: 1250
  • Burger King Triple Whopper Sandwich With Cheese: 1230
  • Jack In The Box Chocolate Ice Cream Shake (24oz): 1230
  • White Castle Chocolate Shake - Large (New Jersey region): 1230
  • Hardee's Big Country Breakfast Platter - Breaded Pork Chop: 1220
  • Jack In The Box Strawberry Ice Cream Shake (24oz): 1220
  • Jack In The Box Egg Nog Shake (24oz): 1210
  • Nathan's French Fries (Super Size): 1188
  • White Castle Vanilla Shake - Large (New Jersey region): 1180
  • Del Taco Macho Beef Burrito: 1170


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babygal14 babygal14 9 years
this makes me not want to eat fastfood especially ice cream in my seventeen magazine they you should have ice cream once a week and it has to be half a cup but even though i don't want to eat fast food anymore one way or another im going to end up eating fast food i think you can eat almost anything u want just substitute some ingredients, some portion control and don't eat it too much and you'll be fine for all of u who want to go on a diet and lose some weight check out this book and diet and 5factordiet book a LOT of celebrities have done this diet it looks so easy and the food sound good and you can eat whateva u want on 1 or was it 2 days a week to find out more check out the book or site
CesyBabe CesyBabe 9 years
Wondering if I can show this to my parents- fish and chips are their 'go to' food. I'm away at university and people dont believe me when I say I eat better in my flat than I do at my family home. There are a lot more veggies in my flat then there are at home!
michelle92 michelle92 9 years
so glad, i have never even touched that list above .
music_jewel321 music_jewel321 9 years
I used to eat all this stuff, but no longer. I'd rather eat dog barf! It's really scary how restaurants can sneak in these calories, not to mention how food establishments have distorted our idea of what individual serving size means. Gosh! Wouldn't it be great if it was required of all restaurants--fast food and sit downs--to have nutrition information for each item on the menu? Then, as a consumer (literally), we could make more informed decisions about our bodies and our health. Yikes!
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
damn oreo shake..
katlovesclothes katlovesclothes 9 years
I'm surprised frappacinos aren't listed...
madhatter madhatter 9 years
what is wrong with louisville - i find it very discomforting that the caloric count for the SAME THING differs from region to region. i'll bet they're adding lard. my junior high school put lard in the milkshakes until a bunch of people complained to the school board about it. and instead of taking out the lard and adding, oh, i don't know, actual MILK, they took the damn things away.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
Oof, I am glad I live no where near a Jack in the Box. The name sounds a little pervy, anyway.
aeschere aeschere 9 years
I used to be a big fan of the Dairy Queen chicken strip basket.. until I checked the nutrition information and found out that it had as many calories in it as I should be eating in an entire day. Never again!!
EatYourVeggies EatYourVeggies 9 years
Ha ha. I haven't had anything from that list. Ever.
bethb216 bethb216 9 years
Wow...that's completely disturbing... I'll admit I am a huge eater of fast food, being too lazy to pack a lunch... if I do go fast food though, I always order a kids meal and a bottle of water instead of a soda... That way I can eat my 6 piece happy meal with fries for only 500 calories...instead of 2000!!! It makes me feel much less guilty :)
princessangry princessangry 9 years
laluna27 laluna27 9 years
OMG that is awful! No wonder so many people are obese!
ktacce ktacce 9 years
i wonder what the louisville region has to do with the shake being so fatty??? random! but also: EWWWWAAHHH!
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
I can't finish a Jack in the Box milkshake, and thank goodness. I usually just get it by itself, but now I'm afraid. That's crazy!
mtiger mtiger 9 years
I don't eat any of these things! I've never had any of them...
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 9 years
Thank God I don't eat any of that stuff.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I used to love the "Concrete Malts" from this chain restaurant called Culver's (anyone in the Midwest knows what I'm talking about). I used to get the giant sized ones and it's basically just a HUGE thing of frozen custard blended up with extra candy. I don't even want to know how many calories were in one of those. Yikes!!
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
I'm glad that most of these are from places that they don't have around here.
ley ley 9 years
holy calories.. thats enough for the whole day..
menthadict menthadict 9 years
I find it surprising Micky D isn't on there
Kristelle_ Kristelle_ 9 years
Omg well i should stop eatng those things
logicalharmony logicalharmony 9 years
This makes me so glad that I don't eat fast food!
hvanness331 hvanness331 9 years
A chocolate milkshake sounds so good right now. I guess I'll go with hot chocolate instead!
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