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Postby Fairie » Sat Oct 29, 2005 8:37 pm

Found this on another site and though you might like to read it, who would have thought Macca's would be giving nutritional tips.

Nutrition Tips
for Dining at McDonald's

Simple Steps to Control Carbohydrates

McDonald’s® offers a range of menu options to help meet your nutrition needs. If you’re keeping tabs on carbohydrates, try the tips below the next time you’re at McDonald’s.

Order your burger or chicken sandwich without a bun and/or condiments.
Remove just the top bun and eat your sandwich open-faced.
Order an extra grilled chicken breast filet for your salad or sandwich.
Top your Premium Salad with grilled chicken instead of crispy chicken.
Try a Side Salad in place of French fries.
Leave the croutons off your Caesar Salad.
Eat a double order of scrambled eggs for breakfast.
Hold the English muffin or biscuit on your breakfast sandwich.
Order bottled water, iced tea or a diet soft drink instead of a regular soft drink.
McDonald's Menu Items For Carbohydrate Counters

Carbohydrates (g)
Menu Item
Hamburger without bun and condiments* 2

Cheeseburger without bun and condiments* 3

Quarter Pounder®+ without bun and condiments* 3

Double Cheeseburger without bun and condiments* 5

Premium Grilled Chicken Classic® sandwich without bun* 5

Quarter Pounder®+ with Cheese without bun and condiments* 7

Sausage Patty 2

Egg McMuffin® sandwich without English muffin 3

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit sandwich without biscuit 5

Scrambled Eggs (2) 5

Bottled water, medium Iced Tea (unsweetened) or large Diet Coke® 0


*Sandwiches without a bun are served on lettuce. Condiments removed include ketchup, mustard, pickles and onion.

+Based on the weight before cooking 4 oz. (113.4g).

McDonald's Meals for People Who Monitor Carbohydrates

Each meal suggestion below contains 20 grams of carbohydrates or less.

Calories Carbohydrates (g)
Breakfast
Egg McMuffin® sandwich, open-faced
Small Coffee (12 fl oz cup)
Half & Half Creamer, 1 pkg. 230 17

Scrambled eggs
Sausage patty
1% Low Fat White Milk Jug (8 fl oz)
460 19
Lunch/Dinner
Premium Grilled Chicken Classic® sandwich, no bun
Apple Dippers (without Caramel Dip)
Bottled Water 210 13

Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken
Newman’s Own® Low Fat Family Recipe Italian Dressing, 1 pkg.
Medium Diet Coke® (21 fl oz cup) 320 19

Quarter Pounder®+ with Cheese sandwich, no bun
Side Salad
Newman’s Own® Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, 1/2 pkg.
Large Iced Tea (32 fl oz cup)
380 18

Premium Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich, no bun
Side Salad
Newman’s Own® Ranch Dressing, ½ pkg.
Medium Iced Tea (21 fl oz cup) 460 15

Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken, no croutons
Extra Grilled Chicken Breast Filet
Newman’s Own® Creamy Caesar Dressing, 1 pkg.
Bottled Water 520 18


+Based on the weight before cooking 4 oz. (113.4g)

Note: Nutrient results for meal and menu item suggestions are rounded according to federal rounding regulations.

This information is effective 10-28-2005.
-Fay-

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Postby hushpuppy » Sat Oct 29, 2005 8:49 pm

i worry about eating the salads there because u dont know how long they have been there and when they were pre cut
I know with subway they can only have the food in the containers for an hour before the have to toss it
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