Nowadays, people are running for junk foods which contains little in nutritional value and often high in fats, sugar, salt and calories. A burger is the most common junk food preferred by children as well as elders. A burger has different calories depending on its size. There is a difference between a home-made burger and the one which you bring from the restaurant. You should prefer home-made burger as here you can control the nutritional values. Therefore, before eating a burger you must know about its calorie count.
A plain burger has about 272 calories in it. Out of 272 calories, fat is 9.77 g, carbohydrate is 34.25 g and protein is 12.32 g. A burger has a lot of fat and carbohydrate which is good only when it is in limited amount. But a burger has a lot of fat due to which cholesterol in a normal human body increases leading to various health diseases. Due to excessive fat, the weight also increases. Fat body leads to many problems. Excessive carbohydrate in the body means increased content of sugar in the body which may lead to increase in blood sugar. Increased carbohydrate and fat may lead to obesity.
Normally, it should be avoided as it is not only good for health but it also supplements our food which contains large amount of nutritional value stopping our growth and giving us various health diseases by making our body less immune to diseases. It makes our bones weaker which may lead to fracture. Also, the body becomes more prone to heart diseases, increasing the probability of heart-attacks. Seeing all these disadvantages, burgers should be avoided else a home-made burger can be given to children. Also, one should prefer a nutritious food enriched with minerals and vitamins for a healthy body.