Big Mac vs Burger (Burger King): The Healthier Choice

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Big Mac - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Big Mac - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Burger King hamburger vs Big Mac: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gBig MacBurger (Burger King)
Calories257 261
Carbohydrates20.08 g26.76 g
Fat14.96 g10.55 g
Dietary fiber1.6 g1 g
Protein11.82 g14.85 g
Water51.3 g45.97 g
Calcium116 mg76 mg
Iron2 mg2.87 mg
Magnessium20 mg25 mg
Phosphorus0.88 mg5.5 mg
Potassium181 mg217 mg
Sodium460 mg461 mg
Zink0.88 mg5.5 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.176 mg0.334 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.209 mg0.227 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.384 mg3.947 mg
Vitaminium C0.4 mg0.2 mg

Less Calories in Big Mac

At first glance, you can see that in Big Mac is just a little less calories than in Burger King hamburger.

Big Mac has 257 kcal per 100g and Burger King hamburger 261 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 2%.

In Big Mac and in Burger Bing hamburger most calories came from fat.

See tables below to compare Big Mac with Burger King hamburger in details.

Big Mac And Burger King hamburger Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    Burger King hamburger - 2% more than Big Mac
  • Carbohydrates:
    Burger King hamburger - 33% more than Big Mac
  • Fat:
    Big Mac - 42% more than Burger King hamburger
  • Dietary fiber:
    Big Mac - 60% more than Burger King hamburger
  • Protein:
    Burger King hamburger - 26% more than Big Mac
  • Water:
    Big Mac - 12% more than Burger King hamburger

Less protein in Big Mac

It is aslo easy to see see that in Big Mac is less protein than in Burger King hamburger.

There is 14.85g per 100g of Burger King hamburger and 11.82g per 100g of Big Mac so using simple math we can see that difference is about 26%.

Less carbohydrates in Big Mac

In Big Mac is less carbohydrates than in Burger King hamburger.

There is 26.76g/100g of carbohydrates in Burger King hamburger and 20.08g/100g in Big Mac so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 33%.

More fat in Big Mac

In Big Mac is more fats than in Burger King hamburger.

The tables above show us that there is 10.55g/100g of fats in Burger King hamburger and 14.96g/100g in Big Mac. In this case difference is about 42%.

Big Mac

257kcal
  • Calories257
  • Carbohydrates20.08 g
  • Fat14.96 g
  • Dietary fiber1.6 g
  • Protein11.82 g
  • Water51.3 g
Big Mac calories per:
100g
| ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 31% CARBS.
  • 18% PROTEIN
  • 51% FAT

Burger (Burger King)

261kcal
  • Calories261
  • Carbohydrates26.76 g
  • Fat10.55 g
  • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein14.85 g
  • Water45.97 g
Burger (Burger King) calories per:
100g
| ounce | single piece

Calories source

  • 41% CARBS
  • 23% PROTEIN
  • 36% FAT

Vitamins: Burger King hamburger vs Big Mac

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    Burger King hamburger - 90% more than Big Mac
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    Burger King hamburger - 9% more than Big Mac
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    Burger King hamburger - 17% more than Big Mac
  • Vitaminium C:
    Big Mac - 100% more than Burger King hamburger

Minerals: Big Mac vs Burger King hamburger

  • Calcium:
    Big Mac - 53% more than Burger King hamburger
  • Iron:
    Burger King hamburger - 44% more than Big Mac
  • Magnessium:
    Burger King hamburger - 25% more than Big Mac
  • Phosphorus:
    Burger King hamburger - 525% more than Big Mac
  • Potassium:
    Burger King hamburger - 20% more than Big Mac
  • Sodium:
    Burger King hamburger - 0% more than Big Mac
  • Zink:
    Burger King hamburger - 525% more than Big Mac
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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