When trying to eat healthily, McDonald’s isn’t typically the healthiest place to go. A quarter pounder with cheese is not exactly the picture of health. But, you probably didn’t know that nowadays, McDonald’s (and most other fast food chains) have a Registered Dietitian on staff, in efforts to make meals healthier. Today, we’re going to head to lunch with Health Advisor and Registered Dietitian Melody. She is going to walk us through the healthiest menu options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Below the video, we’ve included all the names to the menu items, including their nutrition content. Check it out!
Egg White Delight McMuffin 260 calories, 8g fat, 18g protein
Fruit and Maple Oatmeal 310 calories, 4g fat, 6g protein
Fruit and Yogurt Parfait 210 calories, 3g fat, 6g protein
Sausage egg burrito 300 calories, 16g fat, 13g protein
Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich 380 calories, 6g fat, 36g protein
Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad 350 calories, 11g fat, 37g protein
Cheeseburger (portion sizes) side salad 300 calories, 12g fat, 15g protein
Mushroom and Swiss Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich 580 calories, 22g fat, 42g protein
Side Salad 15 calories, 0g fat, 1g protein *compare to a medium fry at 340 calories, 16g fat, and 4g protein
Happy Meal with hamburger, apple slices, and water 260 calories, 8g fat, 13g protein
McChicken- No Mayo with a side salad 310 calories, 11g fat, 14g protein
Whether you’re in a rush or are just craving the Golden Arches, next time you swing by McDonald’s try one of these Registered Dietitian approved meals that still allow you to get that McDonald’s Fix.