A Burger King cheese Whopper has 740 calories and 57% fat. That fast-food burger has roughly half of your daily calorie needs.
Women who ate burgers twice a week were 26% more likely to become fat over the 14-year research period.
Saturated fats and trans fatty acids in hamburgers enhance LDL cholesterol while decreasing the "good" HDL cholesterol, according to research.
Limiting red meat consumption, especially fatty red meats, is advised due to its high saturated fat content, which has been shown to raise LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels in the blood.
When you consume a lot of fast-food or homemade hamburgers, you ingest a lot of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) from ketchup, barbecue sauce, pickle relish, & the bread.
This corn sweetener raises blood sugar fast. High blood sugar can cause insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes.
Having high levels of C-reactive protein, a measure of inflammation, is linked to eating red meat and processed meats such as sausage, bacon, and ham.
A burger's accompanying elements, such as bread, bacon, cheese and other sweet condiments, are all pro-inflammatory foods.
The American Heart Association recommends that individuals consume no more than 2,300mg of sodium per day, but many fast-food burgers have more than half that amount.
You already know that high blood pressure, or hypertension, is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke, but a diet high in sodium can boost your blood pressure.
These rock-like mineral deposits that are so painful to clear during urination can be caused by a diet high in animal protein.
Clinical Science revealed that males who ate an additional 4 ounces of ground beef each day raised their risk of acquiring kidney stones by a staggering 250%.