Wendy's provides the nutritional information, for all items on its menu, including amounts of calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium and carbohydrates. Other provided nutritional information includes amounts of fiber, protein, sugar and potassium, along with the recommended daily values of calcium, iron and vitamins A and C.
In the nutritional information for its menu, Wendy's also provides information on whether menu items contain common allergens, including eggs, fish, milk, soy, shellfish, wheat or nuts. An ingredient list for each menu item is also available. As of 2015, the Wendy's app, available for Android and iPhone users, allows users to easily access nutrition information and build Wendy's meals based on personalized calorie counts.
To get an idea of the nutritional value of Wendy's menu items, Dave's Hot 'N Juicy 1/4 pound single hamburger contains 580 calories, 3 grams of fiber and 30 grams of protein. It also contains 31 grams of fat, including 13 grams of saturated fat and 1.5 grams of trans fat. The hamburger has 100 milligrams of cholesterol, 1220 milligrams of sodium and 42 grams of carbohydrate. Separate components of this burger include a 1/4 pound hamburger patty, American cheese, mayonnaise, ketchup, pickles and red onion, along with tomato and lettuce on a premium toasted bun.