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6 Unbelievably Bad Fast-Food Breakfasts

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6 Unbelievably Bad Fast-Food Breakfasts // breakfast sandwich © Hardees.com

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Mom always said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” And she was right. Morning meals are essential to revving your metabolism and kick-starting your calorie burn, but indulging in a fat- and calorie-laden breakfast from your favorite fast-food chain could easily send you into sugar shock and pack on the pounds. Research shows that people who ate a big morning meal consumed an extra 400 calories per day, setting themselves up for muffin tops and pancake bottoms. Here are six breakfast drive-thru disasters and their Prevention-approved healthier, make-at-home options.

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