Expect about a day's calories, more than a day's sodium, and more than two days' worth of bad fat from a Double Whopper
with Cheese King Value Meal at Burger King or a Classic Triple with Cheese plus Great Biggie Fries and a Biggie Cola at Wendy's.
A smoked bacon and cheddar Angus had 41 grams of fat and a Double Whopper
with Cheese had 57 grams.
The other complaints were rejected as the Double Whopper
contains only a third of the recommended daily calorie intake for a man and so could be "part of a balanced diet", said the ASA.
So it's no surprise that a Double Whopper
with Cheese would take the cake.
JUST like its great rivals, Burger King has revamped its menu in recent years to offer healthier options - which is just as well, as a Double Whopper
with cheese contains 963 calories.
TIME YOU WOULD NEED TO RUN TO BURN OFF DOUBLE WHOPPER
At Burger King, choosing a Double Whopper
with cheese instead of a Double Cheeseburger means an extra 436 calories and 30.7g fat.
Dishonorable Mention: Burger King Double Whopper
FOOD campaigners want a TV advert for Burger King's 841-calorie Double Whopper
But that's peanuts compared to the Quarter Pounder or Big Mac (8 or 9 grams) or Burger King's Double Whopper
with Cheese (24 grams)
So you had a Double Whopper
with Cheese, with its 14 teaspoons of fat and 1,295 mg of sodium, for lunch.
The Double Whopper
supplies more than half a woman's daily calorie allowance, plus as much fat as five bags of crisps and 58 per cent of the safe daily intake of salt.