There’s nothing like a nice bowl of harsh truth to kick off your morning, eh?

This video from the Washington Post shows the caloric breakdowns of typical morning meals around the world, saving the good old American bowl of cereal, frozen waffles and bottled orange juice for last. Even the Netherlands’ beloved buttered bread with sprinkles doesn’t come close to the amount of carbs and sugar contained in a typical U.S. breakfast.

Here’s what we learned (since we already knew our most important meal of the day was constructed mainly of corn syrup): Breakfast in Ethiopia is where it’s at.