Mega-Burger Facts: Count the Calories

Nothing quite says American cuisine like a big, juicy hamburger. But while we might indulge in this delight, most of us don't want to look big or juicy. So for those on a diet or looking just to live a little healthier, we decided to compare popular burgers at some of the nation's best-known restaurant chains.

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Forget saturated fat, sodium level or other indicators of health. We just looked at the pure bottom line: how many calories are in this burger.

Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
McDonald's
Hamburger 250
Cheeseburger 300
Double Cheeseburger 440
Quarter Pounder 410
Quarter Pounder with Cheese 510
Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese 740
Big Mac 540
Big N' Tasty 460
Big N' Tasty with Cheese 510
Burger King
Whopper 670
Whopper w/o mayo 510
Whopper with cheese 760
Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 600
Double Whopper 900
Double Whopper w/o mayo 740
Double Whopper with cheese 990
Double Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 830
Triple Whopper 1,130
Triple Whopper w/o mayo 980
Triple Whopper with cheese 1,230
Triple Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 1,070
Whopper Jr. 370
Whopper Jr. w/o mayo 290
Whopper Jr. with cheese 410
Whopper Jr. with cheese w/o mayo 330
Hamburger 290
Cheeseburger 330
Double Hamburger 410
Double Cheeseburger 500
BK Double Stacker 610
BK Triple Stacker 800
BK Quad Stacker 1,000
The Angus Steak Burger 640
Wendy's
Jr. Hamburger 230
Jr. Cheeseburger 270
Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe 300
Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger 320
Stack Attack 380
Single w/Everything 430
Double w/Everything and Cheese 710
Triple w/Everything and Cheese 980
Baconator 840
Carl's Jr.
Famous Star with Cheese 660
Super Star with Cheese 930
Western Bacon Cheeseburger 710
Double Western Bacon Cheeseburger 970
Chili Cheeseburger 830
Jalapeno Burger 720
The Original Six Dollar Burger 1,010
The Western Bacon Six Dollar Burger 1,140
The Low Carb Six Dollar Burger 1,130
The Jalapeno Six Dollar Burger 490
Big Hamburger 1,070

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Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
Hardee's
1/3 lb Thickburger 910
1/3 lb Cheeseburger 680
1/3 lb Mushroom N Swiss Thickburger 720
1/3 lb Bacon Cheese Thickburger 910
1/3 lb Low Carb Thickburger 420
1/2 lb Six Dollar Burger 1,060
1/2 lb Grilled Sourdough Thickburger 1,030
2/3 Double Thickburger 1,250
2/3 lb Double Bacon Cheese Thickburger 1,300
2/3 lb Monster Thickburger 1,420