Balance McDonalds
Nutrition with other sensible Food

McDonalds nutrition information is available for menu items. McDonalds menu should be balanced with other sensible food.

A variety of hamburgers are offered. The Double Cheeseburger has two patties with two slices of cheese on a toasted bun. You can add pickles, onions, ketchup and mustard. It has about 460 calories.
The Quarter Pounder with cheese has a 1/4 pound beef patty, two slices of cheese, slivered onions, ketchup and mustard on a toasted bun. It has 510 calories.
The Big Mac has two beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun. It has about 560 calories.

The McChicken sandwich has a chicken patty with lettuce and mayonnaise on a toasted bun. The sandwich has 370 calories. The Fillet of Fish sandwich has a fish fillet, cheese and special tartar sauce on a toasted bun. It has about 400 calories. The 4 piece Chicken Nuggets have 170 calories. If you add barbecue sauce the calories are 215.

There are a variety of salads to choose from that contain about 250 calories. With Newman's Caesar dressing the total calories are 440. With Newman's low fat dressing the total calories are 290.

Breakfast Items
The Egg McMuffin is an egg with bacon and cheese on an English muffin. It has about 300 calories. The Sausage McMuffin with Egg sandwich has an egg, sausage patty, and a slice of cheese on an English muffin. It has about 450 calories.
The Big Breakfast consists of scrambled eggs, a sausage patty, a buttermilk biscuit and hash browns. Total calories are 730. Three Hotcakes with margarine and syrup have about 600 calories.

McDonalds nutrition Specialties
The Hot Fudge Sunday has about 330 calories. A 16 oz Chocolate Milk Shake has about 580 calories. A Baked Apple Pie has about 50 calories. A Chocolate Chip Cookie has about 160 calories.

Happy Meals
The 4 piece Chicken McNuggets, small fries and 1% fat milk have about 520 calories. A cheeseburger, small fries and 1% fat milk have 670 calories.

McDonalds nutrition should be balanced with other sensible food items like fruit and vegetables.

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