McDonald’s is one of the most popular fast food restaurants in the world. But is McDonald’s food healthy? In this article, we’ll take a look at the nutrition facts for McDonald’s food and see if there are any healthy options available.
2. What is McDonald’s?
McDonald’s is a fast food restaurant chain that was founded in 1940 in San Bernardino, California. McDonald’s is known for its hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries, and milkshakes. There are over 36,000 McDonald’s restaurants in more than 100 countries around the world.
3. What are the Menu Options at McDonald’s?
McDonald’s menu includes burgers, chicken, fish, salads, wraps, breakfast items, desserts, and beverages. The burgers available at McDonald’s include the Big Mac, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, McDouble, McChicken sandwich, and Filet-O-Fish sandwich. Chicken options include McNuggets and the McChicken sandwich. Fish options include the Filet-O-Fish sandwich and the McFish sandwich. Salads available at McDonald’s include the Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken and the Premium Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken. Wraps available at McDonald’s include the Artisan Grilled Chicken Wrap and the Honey Mustard Snack Wrap with Grilled Chicken. Breakfast items available at McDonald’s include Egg McMuffins, Sausage McMuffins, Hotcakes, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, and Hash Browns. Desserts available at McDonald’s include Ice Cream Cones, Sundaes, Apple Pie, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Fruit Pies. Beverages available at McDonald’s include Soft Drinks (Coca-Cola products), Coffee & Tea ( McCafe beverages), Milk & Juice (lowfat milk or apple juice), and Water ( bottled water).
4. What are the Nutrition Facts for McDonald’s Food?
The nutrition facts for McDonald’s food can be found on their website or on the packaging of their food products. The following are some examples of the nutrition facts for popular menu items:
Total Fat: 28 g
Saturated Fat: 10 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 80 mg
Sodium: 950 mg
Carbohydrates: 46 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 9 g
Protein: 25 g
Quarter Pounder with Cheese:
Calories: 770 Total Fat: 40 g
Saturated Fat: 16 g Trans Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 100 mg Sodium: 1140 mg Carbohydrates: 54 g Fiber: 3 g Sugar: 10 g Protein 38 g
McNuggets (10 piece): Calories 470 Total Fat 28g Saturated Fat 10g Trans Fat 1g Cholesterol 55mg Sodium 1180mg Carbohydrates 29g Fiber 2g Sugar 6g Protein 20g
Filet-O-Fish : Calories 380 Total Fat 18g Saturated Fat 4g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 30mg Sodium 950mg Carbohydrates 39g Fiber 2g Sugar 7g Protein 13g
McChicken Sandwich : Calories 430 Total Fat 22g Saturated Fat 5g Trans Fat 0.5g Cholesterol 50mg Sodium 920mg Carbohydrates 39g Fiber 2g Sugar 8g Protein 20g
Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken : Calories 260 Total Fat 15g Saturated Fat 4.5g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 85mg Sodium 520mg Carbohydrates 12g Fiber 3g Sugar 4g Protein 26g
Artisan Grilled Chicken Wrap : Calories 350 Total Fat 17G Saturated 8G Trans 0G Cholesterol 70MG Sodium 980MG Carbohydrates 30G Fiber 4G Sugar 7G Protein 26G
Honey Mustard Snack Wrap with Grilled Chicken : Calories 250 TotalFat 10G Saturated 5G Trans 0G Cholesterol 60MG Sodium 580MG Carbohydrates 27G Fiber 3G Sugar 7G Protein 17G
Egg McMuffin : Calories 300 TotalFat 12G Saturated 5G Trans 0G Cholesterol 190MG Sodium 820MG Carbohydrates 30G Fiber 2G Sugar 6G Protein 18G
Fruit & Maple Oatmeal : Calories 290 TotalFat 5G Saturated 1.5G Trans 0G Cholesterol 0MG Sodium 170MG Carbohydrates 54G Fiber 5Gsugar 27GFruit Pies : Calories 400 TotalFat 19GFruit Pies : Calories 400 TotalFat 19GSaturate 8GFat 9GCaloCholes 300MGSodium 970MGCarbohydrate 51GFiber 3GSugar 19GProtein 6GVitamin A 10%Vitamin C 35%Calcium 15