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These are Dairy Queen’s 50 most caloric items — and not a single dessert makes the top 10 Dairy Queen / HealthGrove
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Fans of Dairy Queen and lovers of savings can celebrate. The fast food and ice cream chain started off 2017 by adding a new $5 Buck Lunch. DQ patrons can now order a deluxe bacon cheeseburger, side of fries, drink and small sundae for only $5.

But despite its low cost, the meal’s calorie count remains high: If ordered with a Diet Coke, the new $5 Buck Lunch contains 1,070 calories, 50 grams of fat and 1,815 milligrams of sodium.

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The data analysts at HealthGrove, a health research site by Graphiq, combed through Dairy Queen’s menu to find the 50 most caloric food and dessert items. The foods are ranked by increasing calorie counts. When ties occur, items are ordered by larger amounts of fat, sodium and sugar.

Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the top five items on this list contain over half the day’s worth of calories and over 80 percent of the daily recommended value of fat. Surprisingly, not a single dessert item breaks into the top 10 most caloric offenders. So, if you want to cut out some extra calories, you may want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert.

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Note: All data was collected on 1/12/2017 from Dairy Queen’s nutrition and allergens document. The document only includes permanent menu items and may not include limited-time offers.

50. Cheese Curds, Regular

  • Calories: 530
  • Fat: 38 grams
  • Sodium: 1,110 milligrams
  • Sugar: 1 gram

49. Chocolate Shake, Small

  • Calories: 540
  • Fat: 19 grams
  • Sodium: 220 milligrams
  • Sugar: 68 grams

48. Chocolate Coated Waffle Cone with Soft Serve

  • Calories: 540
  • Fat: 21 grams
  • Sodium: 160 milligrams
  • Sugar: 57 grams

47. Triple Chocolate Brownie Treat

  • Calories: 540
  • Fat: 25 grams
  • Sodium: 280 milligrams
  • Sugar: 57 grams

46. Turkey BLT

  • Calories: 550
  • Fat: 26 grams
  • Sodium: 1,420 milligrams
  • Sugar: 3 grams

45. Caramel Shake, Small

  • Calories: 560
  • Fat: 20 grams
  • Sodium: 240 milligrams
  • Sugar: 67 grams

44. Hot Fudge Shake, Small

  • Calories: 560
  • Fat: 22 grams
  • Sodium: 240 milligrams
  • Sugar: 63 grams

43. Ham Ultimate Breakfast Burrito

  • Calories: 560
  • Fat: 27 grams
  • Sodium: 1,540 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

42. Apple Tart

  • Calories: 570
  • Fat: 26 grams
  • Sodium: 290 milligrams
  • Sugar: 47 grams

41. Chicken Sandwich, Crispy

  • Calories: 570
  • Fat: 32 grams
  • Sodium: 1,000 milligrams
  • Sugar: 4 grams

40. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 580
  • Fat: 24 grams
  • Sodium: 290 milligrams
  • Sugar: 68 grams

39. Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

  • Calories: 580
  • Fat: 34 grams
  • Sodium: 910 milligrams
  • Sugar: 6 grams

38. Double Cheeseburger

  • Calories: 580
  • Fat: 34 grams
  • Sodium: 1,180 milligrams
  • Sugar: 7 grams

37. 1/4 lb. Mushroom Swiss GrillBurger

  • Calories: 590
  • Fat: 36 grams
  • Sodium: 620 milligrams
  • Sugar: 8 grams

36. Heath Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 600
  • Fat: 26 grams
  • Sodium: 300 milligrams
  • Sugar: 73 grams

35. Snickers Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 610
  • Fat: 21 grams
  • Sodium: 260 milligrams
  • Sugar: 78 grams

34. Oreo Cookies Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 620
  • Fat: 24 grams
  • Sodium: 350 milligrams
  • Sugar: 66 grams

33. Chocolate Xtreme Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 620
  • Fat: 28 grams
  • Sodium: 300 milligrams
  • Sugar: 68 grams

32. Sausage Ultimate Breakfast Burrito

  • Calories: 620
  • Fat: 33 grams
  • Sodium: 1,370 milligrams
  • Sugar: 1 gram

31. 1/4 lb. Bacon Cheese GrillBurger

  • Calories: 620
  • Fat: 35 grams
  • Sodium: 1,250 milligrams
  • Sugar: 12 grams

30. Chicken Mozzarella Artisan-Style Sandwich

  • Calories: 640
  • Fat: 25 grams
  • Sodium: 1,530 milligrams
  • Sugar: 34 grams

29. Fudge Stuffed Cookie Dessert

  • Calories: 640
  • Fat: 33 grams
  • Sodium: 380 milligrams
  • Sugar: 55 grams

28. Bacon Ultimate Breakfast Burrito

  • Calories: 640
  • Fat: 35 grams
  • Sodium: 1,500 milligrams
  • Sugar: 1 gram

27. Ultimate Hashbrown Platter

  • Calories: 640
  • Fat: 42 grams
  • Sodium: 1,380 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

26. Peanut Butter Shake, Small

  • Calories: 650
  • Fat: 34 grams
  • Sodium: 370 milligrams
  • Sugar: 55 grams

25. Brownie Batter Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 660
  • Fat: 27 grams
  • Sodium: 340 milligrams
  • Sugar: 71 grams

24. Turtle Pecan Cluster Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 670
  • Fat: 31 grams
  • Sodium: 270 milligrams
  • Sugar: 69 grams

23. Sausage Biscuit Twin Pak

  • Calories: 670
  • Fat: 38 grams
  • Sodium: 1,300 milligrams
  • Sugar: 1 gram

22. Biscuits & Gravy

  • Calories: 680
  • Fat: 37 grams
  • Sodium: 1,850 milligrams
  • Sugar: 3 grams

21. Ultimate Hashbrown Platter, Ham

  • Calories: 700
  • Fat: 44 grams
  • Sodium: 2,140 milligrams
  • Sugar: 3 grams

20. Cookie Dough Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 710
  • Fat: 28 grams
  • Sodium: 390 milligrams
  • Sugar: 77 grams

19. Peanut Buster Parfait

  • Calories: 710
  • Fat: 30 grams
  • Sodium: 340 milligrams
  • Sugar: 69 grams

18. Pancake Platter with Bacon

  • Calories: 730
  • Fat: 42 grams
  • Sodium: 1,970 milligrams
  • Sugar: 11 grams

17. DQ Ultimate Burger

  • Calories: 740
  • Fat: 48 grams
  • Sodium: 1,480 milligrams
  • Sugar: 6 grams

16. Country Platter

  • Calories: 760
  • Fat: 38 grams
  • Sodium: 1,510 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

15. Mega Chili Cheese Hot Dog

  • Calories: 760
  • Fat: 49 grams
  • Sodium: 1,570 milligrams
  • Sugar: 6 grams

14. Salted Caramel Truffle Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 780
  • Fat: 36 grams
  • Sodium: 530 milligrams
  • Sugar: 115 grams

13. Brownie Cookie Dough Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 79
  • Fat: 33 grams
  • Sodium: 410 milligrams
  • Sugar: 84 grams

12. 1/2 lb. Cheese GrillBurger

  • Calories: 800
  • Fat: 49 grams
  • Sodium: 1,110 milligrams
  • Sugar: 12 grams

11. M&M’s Chocolate Candy Blizzard Treat, Small

  • Calories: 810
  • Fat: 35 grams
  • Sodium: 450 milligrams
  • Sugar: 81 grams

10. Ultimate Hashbrown Platter, Sausage Patties

  • Calories: 810
  • Fat: 56 grams
  • Sodium: 1,800 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

9. Country Platter with Ham

  • Calories: 850
  • Fat: 42 grams
  • Sodium: 2,350 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

8. Steak Finger Basket

  • Calories: 910
  • Fat: 48 grams
  • Sodium: 2,210 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

7. 1/2 lb. FlameThrower GrillBurger

  • Calories: 970
  • Fat: 68 grams
  • Sodium: 1,580 milligrams
  • Sugar: 9 grams

6. Chicken Strip Basket, 4-piece

  • Calories: 1,000
  • Fat: 49 grams
  • Sodium: 2,530 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

5. Chili Cheese Fries

  • Calories: 1,000
  • Fat: 52 grams
  • Sodium: 2,280 milligrams
  • Sugar: 4 grams

4. Ultimate Hashbrown Platter, Bacon

  • Calories: 1,030
  • Fat: 77 grams
  • Sodium: 2,660 milligrams
  • Sugar: 3 grams

3. Country Platter with Sausage

  • Calories: 1,060
  • Fat: 62 grams
  • Sodium: 2,230 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

2. Country Platter with Bacon

  • Calories: 1,150
  • Fat: 73 grams
  • Sodium: 2,790 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams

1. Chicken Strip Basket, 6-piece

  • Calories: 1,250
  • Fat: 61 grams
  • Sodium: 3,190 milligrams
  • Sugar: 2 grams
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