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11 things you should never order at McDonald's

10 — Sweet BBQ Bacon Beef Burger

  • INSIDER rounded up the 11 least healthy menu items on the current US McDonald's menu (including seasonal items).
  • The worst drink or dessert you can buy is the strawberry or chocolate shake.
  • The unhealthiest food overall is the Big Breakfast with Hotcakes.


We know that McDonald's is the poster child of unhealthy eating in America, but some menu items are admittedly more sinful than others. 

INSIDER has rounded up the 11 unhealthiest foods, drinks, and desserts that you can find on a McDonald's menu in 2017 (including a seasonal item or two), based on calorie count, fat content, sodium, and sugar (where applicable).

From classic Chicken McNuggets to indulgent breakfast platters, read on to learn the worst McDonald's menu items you can order (for your health, anyway). 

SEE ALSO: The 12 healthiest McDonald's menu items

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11. Sweet BBQ Bacon Beef Burger

This 1/4-pound burger topped with BBQ sauce, bacon, crispy and grilled onions, and melted cheddar cheese has almost as many calories as two and a half regular McDonald's cheeseburgers.

700 calories

38 grams of fat

1,310 mg of sodium

10. Signature Sriracha Crispy Chicken Sandwich

This crispy chicken breast sandwich is topped with spinach, kale, crispy onions, tomato, melted cheese, and Sriracha sauce. You can get two McChickens for the same amount of calories.

730 calories

33 grams of fat

1,430 mg of sodium

9. Six-Piece Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders battered and fried in buttermilk can really pack a punch when it comes to sodium.

730 calories

40 grams of fat

2,040 mg of sodium


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