The Country’s Most Unique, Fun Diet-Busting Foods

The Mega Mel Burger from Mel's Country Cafe in Texas is 1.5 pounds of ground beef, a pound of bacon, 1/4 pound of  cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickle and bun - approximately 4,556 calories.
Diet-Busting Foods The Mega Mel Burger from Mel's Country Cafe in Texas is 1.5 pounds of ground beef, a pound of bacon, 1/4 pound of cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickle and bun - approximately 4,556 calories.
Deep Fried Cereal from the San Diego State Fair (credit: Darlene Horn/myburningkitchen.com)
Diet Busting Foods Deep Fried Cereal from the San Diego State Fair (credit: Darlene Horn/myburningkitchen.com)
Corn Dogs from the Iowa State Fair (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Diet-Busting Foods Corn Dogs from the Iowa State Fair (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) offers Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey some deep fried cheese curds at the Iowa State Fair August 12, 2010 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)
Diet-Busting Foods Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) offers Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey some deep fried cheese curds at the Iowa State Fair August 12, 2010 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)
Deep fried butter on a stick from the Iowa State Fair (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)
Diet-Busting Foods Deep fried butter on a stick from the Iowa State Fair (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)
Brookyln's Burger Bistro offers the 'Donut Burger': An Angus beef burger topped with American cheese, bacon and a fried egg and served on a glazed doughnut. (credit: The Burger Bistro)
Diet-Busting Foods Brookyln's Burger Bistro offers the 'Donut Burger': An Angus beef burger topped with American cheese, bacon and a fried egg and served on a glazed doughnut. (credit: The Burger Bistro)
Chocolate-Covered Jalapeno Peppers On A Stick from the Minnesota State Fair (credit: CBS)
Diet-Busting Foods Chocolate-Covered Jalapeno Peppers On A Stick from the Minnesota State Fair (credit: CBS)
Deep Fried Cookie Dough from the Minnesota State Fair (credit: CBS)
Diet-Busting Foods Deep Fried Cookie Dough from the Minnesota State Fair (credit: CBS)
Fried Buffalo Chicken in a flapjack at the State Fair of Texas (credit: CBSDFD.com)
Diet-Busting Foods Fried Buffalo Chicken in a flapjack at the State Fair of Texas (credit: CBSDFD.com)

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