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Canada’s unhealthiest breakfast sandwiches

In the following Unhealthiest Food segment, we’ve rounded up the unhealthiest breakfast sandwiches (as well as some healthy alternatives) offered at 6 top fast food service chains in Canada: Tim Hortons, McDonald’s, Subway, Starbucks, A&W, and Burger King. Click through the gallery to see what topped our list of unhealthy breakfast sandwiches! Photo: Egg breakfast sandwich (Getty)

These are Canada’s unhealthiest breakfast sandwiches

Nisean Lorde

According to a new report on eating patterns in Canada, breakfast sandwiches were the second fastest growing menu item last year, included in 1/3 of all breakfast occasions — and restaurant breakfast-sandwich sales in Canada have grown 12 per cent since 2013. Unfortunately, many popular options feature more than half a day’s recommended intake of saturated fat and sodium.

In the following Unhealthiest Food segment, we’ve rounded up the unhealthiest breakfast sandwiches offered at 6 top fast food service chains in Canada: Tim Hortons, McDonald’s, Subway, Starbucks, A&W, and Burger King. On a 2,000 calorie per day diet, the daily recommended intake for the average Canadian adult is about 65 grams of fat (no more than 20 grams saturated), and between 1,500 – 2,400 mg of sodium, so we’ve also rounded up some healthier alternatives.

Scroll through to the end to see what topped our list of unhealthy breakfast sandwiches and make sure to check out our list of unhealthiest fast food burgers in Canada and unhealthiest Easter treats.

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