This week, The Ryersonian explores the effectiveness of a proposed Ontario legislation that would require fast-food chains to post calorie counts on menu boards.

This got us thinking about how many calories are actually in the fast-food burgers we know and love.

As a teaser, we have provided the calorie counts of six cheap and popular burgers near campus. Just try not to have a heart-attack while looking at the numbers.

Be sure to read Alexa Huffman’s article in this week’s paper .

Alexa Huffman is a former reporter with the Ryersonian. She graduated from Ryerson University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Journalism.