Mega-Burgers: Count the Calories

Learn which fast-food burger to eat on a diet and which forces you to the gym.

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Mmmmm. 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. 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.

Here is Applebee's Brewtus Steak Burger, described by the restaurant chain as "ten ounces of thick, juicy chopped sirloin burger topped with cheddar cheese and crispy Applewood smoked bacon and served on a toasted split-top bun." (ABC News)

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