It’s no secret that most fast food is unhealthy, but it’s the sheer amount of calories and sodium in many ‘kid-friendly’ fast food meals that is a real cause for concern.
The unhealthiest kids’ meals at ten leading fast food restaurants, according to the Daily Meal, is headed by a Dairy Queen cheeseburger meal with French fries, milk and a soft serve ‘Dilly Bar’, which all add up to a whopping 980 calories, 1,655 milligrams of sodium and 49 grams of fat.
The other meals on the list include the McDonald’s Happy Meal, a very calorific kids’ meal at Jack in the Box and a sodium-loaded grilled cheese and tater tots from Sonic.
Some of the meals contain healthy ingredients – like the McDonald’s Happy Meal, which comes with a bag of apple slices.
But with 20 grams of fat, 880 milligrams of sodium and 520 calories, the meal could evidently be improved upon.
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