It is no secret that fast food chains are known for serving unhealthy food, but it really doesn't stop Americans from enjoying a juicy, flavorful burger every once in a while.

The older I have gotten, the more I try to stay away from consuming a ton of fast food.

The only time I really make a stop at the drive-thru is when I'm either in a hurry or really craving something greasy.


One of my favorite fast food chains is Culver's.

It might be a little pricey, but boy do they know how to make a bangin' (and healthy) Butterburger!  Oh, and substitute crinkle fries for cheese curds if you get the meal - you'll thank me later.

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Culver's Serves One Of America's Healthiest Fast Food Chain Cheeseburgers

According to, Culver's ranked #4 on the list of serving one of the healthiest fast food cheeseburgers in America - The Butterburger Cheese.

"The research team took the standard cheeseburger option from each outlet (where data was available), and analyzed each burger for sugar, fat, salt and calorie content (per ounce)." []


Here's how the Top 10 healthiest fast food chains ranked, in terms of best for your heart and body as a whole. 

The higher the score to 10, the healthier it is.

  1. Whataburger with cheese from Whataburger, scoring 8.4
  2. Cheeseburger from In-N-Out Burger, scoring 8.2
  3. Checkerburger with cheese from Checker's/Rally's, scoring 6.3
  4. ButterBurger Cheese from Culver's, scoring 5.7
  5. Del Cheeseburger from Del Taco, scoring 5.5
  6. Original Cheeseburger from Dairy Queen, scoring 5.2
  7. Small Cheeseburger from Carl's Jr./Hardee's, scoring 5.0
  8. Cheeseburger from McDonald's, scoring 5.0
  9. Cheeseburger from Five Guys, scoring 4.8
  10. Jr. Cheeseburger from Wendy's, scoring 4.6

Related: Illinois Fast Food Chain Dubbed 'Most Expensive In America'

Are you surprised by the list or the order of the chains?  I'm actually surprised Whataburger is at the top, but what do I know about eating healthy?!  I DoorDash most of the time lol.

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