Order This, Not That: Shake Shack

This popular burger joint sprouted from a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan in order to support a Madison Square Park Conservatorys first art installation. Customers couldnt get sufficient of a carts famous Shack Sauce, as well as a lines were endless. Today, Shake Shack can be found in 15 states within a U.S. as well as in numerous countries via a world. Find out what we should order as well as what we should skip a next time youre craving a Shack Burger.

Breakfast Sandwiches

Order: Egg as well as Cheese Breakfast Sandwich
Keep it simple as well as start a day with a sandwich of a griddled cage-free egg as well as American cheese for breakfast. The sodium is upon a higher side for this lower-calorie breakfast, so mind your sodium during lunch as well as dinner.

Per serving: Calories 300; Fat 13 g (Saturated 6 g); Sodium 750 mg; Carbohydrate 26 g; Protein 17 g

Not: Sausage Breakfast Sandwich with Double Eggs
Dont start your sunrise by downing tons of saturated fat as well as calories from 2 eggs, pork sausage as well as American cheese. Your sunrise will drag, as well as youll feel lethargic. Plus, youll be taking in two-thirds of a endorsed amount of sodium for a entire day!

Per serving: Calories 570; Fat 36 g (Saturated 14 g); Sodium 1,535 mg; Carbohydrate 28 g; Protein 34 g

Burgers

Order: Single Hamburger
The Shack Sauce is what these burgers are all about. Order it upon a side so we can make use of as little or as much as we please. With 98 calories for a sauce alone, make use of only half to shave off about 50 calories.

Per serving (with Shack Sauce): Calories 483; Fat 32 g (Saturated 10 g); Sodium 483 mg; Carbohydrate twenty-five g; Protein 24 g

Not: Double Shack Burger
Nutritionists regularly advise to eat in moderation, as well as this double cheeseburger topped with lettuce, tomato as well as Shack Sauce is just way overboard in terms of portion size.

Per serving: Calories 855; Fat 60 g (Saturated twenty-five g); Sodium 1,290 mg; Carbohydrate twenty-seven g; Protein 49 g

Flat-Top Dogs

Order: Chicken Dog
Among a three hot dogs regularly offered upon a menu, a chicken dog has a fewest calories as well as a least fat, though its a bit higher in sodium than a hot dog. Skip a fries, during 420 calories per serving, or share with a friend if we must have them.

Per serving (chicken dog): Calories 320; Fat 11 g (Saturated 3 g); Sodium 970 mg; Carbohydrate 32 g; Protein 20 g

Not: Shack-Cago Dog
Although a menu describes this dog as being dragged by a garden, a addition of vegetables similar to onion, cucumber as well as tomato doesnt offset a calories, fat as well as sodium in this baby.

Per serving: Calories 380; Fat 20 g (Saturated 10 g); Sodium 1,140 mg; Carbohydrate 33 g; Protein 16 g

Frozen Custard

Order: Single Vanilla Cup
If youre craving a freshly made rich as well as creamy frozen custard, go for a single cup of vanilla. Its a pretty portioned indulgence we can enjoy upon occasion.

Per serving: Calories 220; Fat 12 g (Saturated 7 g); Sodium 170 mg; Carbohydrate 26 g; Protein 4 g

Not: Caramelized Peach Shake
With tighten to 50 percent of a daily endorsed calories, skip this super-high-calorie indulgence as well as enjoy a cup of vanilla or chocolate with a fresh peach or a few dusty peach slices upon a side.

Per serving: Calories 825; Fat 39 g (Saturated twenty-five g); Sodium 510 mg; Carbohydrate 107 g; Protein 15 g

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a purebred dietitian as well as consultant who specializes in food safety as well as culinary nutrition. She is a author of The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of a Day.