McDonald’s: Bad and Better Food Choices
When you’re in a rush, it can be hard to judge the nutritional value of your favorite value meal. Read our tips for making your fast-food choices both fast and healthy.
We know it’s tough to resist the lure of the golden arches, but DO pay attention to portion size when ordering from McDonald’s.
BAD Deluxe Breakfast, with a large biscuit and no syrup or margarine (1,150 calories, 60 grams of fat)
BETTER Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit, made with a regular-size biscuit (430 calories, 24 grams of fat)
BAD Double Quarter Pounder With Cheese (740 calories, 42 grams of fat)
BETTER Cheeseburger (300 calories, 12 grams of fat)
*Leave off the cheese and you’ll save 50 calories and 3 grams of fat!
BAD Premium Southwest Salad With Crispy Chicken (430 calories, 20 grams of fat)
BETTER Premium Caesar Salad With Grilled Chicken (220 calories, 6 grams of fat)
*Totals are without dressing. Remember, Caesar dressing is very high in fat and calories