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Friday, September 9, 2011

How My McDonald's Breakfast Made Me Guilty


One morning, I went to McDonald's to buy breakfast. I usually have breakfast at home, but after a long shuttle ride, I would sometimes feel hungry again.

I ordered my favorite: Sausage and Egg Muffin, Hash Brown and Brewed Coffee.

As I was waiting for my orders, I took a leaflet which I thought was a delivery menu (I try to collect menu from different restaurants). It turned out to be the McDonald's Nutrition Information.


After finishing my breakfast, I read the leaflet and to see how many calories my breakfast have. And this is what I saw:

Hash Brown: 320 Calories
Sausage & Egg Muffin: 390 Calories

That's 710 calories on just breakfast. And I'm not even counting the calories from brewed coffee. It made me very guilty that I lost my appetite for lunch.

Given that, I would like to share with you the calories from other McDonald's favorites:

6 pc McNuggets: 320 Calories
Hamburger: 240 Calories
Cheeseburger: 420 Calories
Quarter Pounder with Cheese: 560 Calories
Big Mac: 510 Calories
Crispy Chicken Fillet Sandwich: 400 Calories
Chicken McDo: 310 Calories
Crispy Chicken Fillet with Rice: 450 Calories
McSpaghetti: 270 Calories
Hot Fudge/Hot Caramel Sundae: 270 Calories
Regular Fries: 210 Calories
Medium Fries: 310 Calories
Large Fries: 490 Calories
Regular Coke: 140 Calories
Medium Coke: 190 Calories
Large Coke: 260 Calories

Let's try to do some math and let's compute my favorite McDonald's lunch:

6 pc McNuggets, Medium Fries and Medium Coke
320 + 310 + 190 = 820 Calories

If I was craving for dessert, I would usually add a Hot Fudge Sundae:
so 820 + 270 = 1090 Calories

That's more than enough to make me feel guilty. :(

How about you? What's your usual McDonald's meal? What's the total calories from your meal?

17 comments:

  1. Mine is 1,250 calories.

    Cheeseburger, Medium Fries, Large Coke and Sundae
    420 + 310 + 260 + 270.

    Yun itnatakbo ko sa treadmill for 45 mins 300 calories lang bawas. Shoot!

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  2. Not enough right? Ako nga around 500 calories yung circuit training ko. Weakling pa din yung exercise ko.hahaha.

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  3. I love Big Mac! But I have to curb my craving... not just because of the calories but I also have to limit my cholesterol intake :(
    Thanks for posting the caloric content of our McFavorites :)

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  4. Hi madmader! You're welcome. :) Yeah, you really have to avoid eating Big Mac, it has 27g of fat. :(

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  5. Whoa! Is this for real? Now I lost my appetite too. =(

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  6. what calories?hahahaha! Well, sometimes it's not so bad to load yourself with too much calories (sige idedefend ko talaga to;p)

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  7. it's not so bad. but have you watched "Supersize Me"?haha! :)

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  8. Cheeseburger, Large Fries, and Large Coke!
    420+490+260=1170!

    Oh, wait, why am I computing? Accounting will never invade my eating habits. Never! Hahaha!

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  9. most fave comment so far is from vallarfax.

    Gawin ko kayang FB Status

    "Accounting will never invade my eating habits. Never!" - Vallarfax


    Hehe..

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  10. @michy: not yet. Haha but still, control na lang din ang best option dyan;p

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  11. You should watch it. Yeah, we should "regulate" our cravings for fastfood.haha. :)

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  12. what surprised me here is that a small piece of chicken fillet (and one of the cheapest on their menu) has more calories than a cheeseburger, it might be because of the rice?

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  13. That's what you call guilty pleasure hehe I still love McDo at masarap talaga kumain hehe... :)

    Advanced happy birthday to us Miss Michy! :)

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