The Unhealthiest Fast Food Items In America

According to a study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 85 million Americans eat fast food every single day. Fast food is an integral part of the American diet with fast food establishments on street corners across the country.

While some of these quick dining locations are changing their menus to add healthier alternatives, there are others where health goes out the window. Restaurants such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and Taco Bell have a lot of unhealthy menu items with high trans fats, sodium, sugar, and more. Keep reading to find out which menu items are the most unhealthy.

The Taco Bell Grilled Cheese Burrito

Global News recommends that people eat between 500 and 700 calories for their lunch and dinner. Taco Bell’s Grilled Cheese Burrito comes to a total of 710 calories. There are also 39 grams of fat, 1,490 milligrams of sodium, and 64 grams of carbs.

a taco bell grilled cheese burrito with a green drink on a table
Taco Bell
Taco Bell

This giant burrito is filled with seasoned beef, nacho cheese sauce, a three-cheese blend, red tortilla chips, seasoned rice, sour cream, and chipotle sauce. While cheese lovers may want to try this dish, it is certainly one of the unhealthiest items on the Taco Bell menu.