Obesity affects around 34% of the adult population in the USA and it’s no wonder since restaurants continue to serve calorie bombs that enable people to eat more than all the calories they need in a day in a single serving.
Discover a few of the worst foods in America, dishes and beverages that go over 2,000 calories and that also include insanely high levels of saturated fat, with or without a huge dose of sodium. From The Cheesecake Factory to Burger King, here are some of the worst things you can eat in the USA.
High-Calorie Sandwich: The Cheesecake Factory French Toast Napoleon – 2,530 calories
Including ingredients like white bread, pecans, cream, and plenty of sugar this sandwich packs up as many calories as 3 dozen eggs, according to Men’s Health. It also includes 65 g saturated fat, while The American Heart Association recommends a daily intake of only 16 grams.
In a single serving of French Toast Napoleon, you’re also getting 1,930 mg sodium, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends a daily intake between 1,500 and a maximum of 2,300.
Worst Pizza: Uno Chicago Grill Chicago Classic Individual Pizza – 2,300 calories
One of the worst foods in America, this thick Chicago pizza has more calories than most people need to eat in a day and a total of 164 g fats, with 53 g saturated fats. It may be delicious, but if you manage to eat all of it, you’ll also ingest 4,910 mg sodium, more than double the maximum recommended daily intake.
Worst Fries: Outback Steakhouse Aussie Cheese Fries – 2,710 calories
Probably the worst side dish served in all of the USA, the Aussie Cheese Fries you can find at the Outback Steakhouse pack a whopping 203 g fats, with 25 g saturated fats. With around 6,360 mg of sodium, it’s contains almost three days worth of salt for a healthy adult.
Worst Fatty Pasta: The Cheesecake Factory Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken – 2,300 calories
With a second contender for the list of worst foods in America, The Cheesecake Factory serves Fettuccini Alfredo with 103 g saturated fat in a single serving. That’s over 6 times as much as the recommended daily intake from The American Heart Association. It also packs 1,297 mg sodium.
Worst Food Mashup: Burger King’s NY Pizza Burger – 2,530 calories
If you’ve ever wondered what you get if you cross a burger and a pizza, this is it! The Pizza Burger served by Burger King only in New York can easily go over 3,000 calories if you also add fries and a soda to it. Made on a 9,5 inch bun, it packs 3,780 mg sodium, along with 144 g fats, with 59 g saturated fats and a huge 3,5 g trans fats!
Worst Pasta Dish: Romano's Macaroni Grill Spaghetti and Meatballs with Meat Sauce – 2,430 calories
Just because this pasta dish isn’t drowning in cream doesn’t mean it’s not one of worst foods in America. It includes 5,290 mg sodium, more than double the maximum recommended daily intake of sodium along with a total of 128 grams of fat.
Worst Calorie Bomb: Chili’s Shiner Bock BBQ Ribs with Cinnamon Apples and Homestyle Fries – 2,330 calories
Eating a full rack of ribs is already bad enough, but adding fatty side dishes that are both sweet and salty can really add up the calories. This Chili’s calorie bomb has a whopping 6,490 mg sodium for each serving, along with 123 g fats, with 45 g of those being saturated fats.
On the Border Dos XX Fish Tacos with Chipotle Sauce, Refried Beans and Rice – 2,440 calories
With more calories than 8 cheeseburgers from McDonald’s, this fish taco dish is definitely one of the worst foods in America, since it packs more calories than most adults should eat in a day. It also includes 5,390 mg of sodium, 159 g fats, with 36 g saturated fats.
Worst Drink: Baskin Robbin’s Large Oreo Chocolate Shake – 2,600 calories
Drinking calories doesn’t get much worse than this. A large Oreo Chocolate Shake contains as much sugar as 56 regular Oreo cookies! It includes 135 g fats, with 59 g saturated fats, and 1,700 mg sodium.
Ultimate Calorie Bomb: The Big Texan Free 72-Ounce Steak – 5,760 calories
Among the worst foods in America, one is so unhealthy and hard to keep down that you can get it for free if you manage to finish it without throwing. Without any side dishes (which actually include a shrimp cocktail, baked potato and salad), the 72-ounce steak served at The Big Texan has 5,760 calories and a whopping 480 grams of fat!