Found this on another site and though you might like to read it, who would have thought Macca's would be giving nutritional tips.
for Dining at McDonald's
Simple Steps to Control Carbohydrates
McDonaldâ€™sÂ® offers a range of menu options to help meet your nutrition needs. If youâ€™re keeping tabs on carbohydrates, try the tips below the next time youâ€™re at McDonaldâ€™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
Hamburger without bun and condiments* 2
Cheeseburger without bun and condiments* 3
Quarter PounderÂ®+ without bun and condiments* 3
Double Cheeseburger without bun and condiments* 5
Premium Grilled Chicken ClassicÂ® sandwich without bun* 5
Quarter PounderÂ®+ with Cheese without bun and condiments* 7
Sausage Patty 2
Egg McMuffinÂ® 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 CokeÂ® 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)
Egg McMuffinÂ® sandwich, open-faced
Small Coffee (12 fl oz cup)
Half & Half Creamer, 1 pkg. 230 17
1% Low Fat White Milk Jug (8 fl oz)
Premium Grilled Chicken ClassicÂ® sandwich, no bun
Apple Dippers (without Caramel Dip)
Bottled Water 210 13
Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken
Newmanâ€™s OwnÂ® Low Fat Family Recipe Italian Dressing, 1 pkg.
Medium Diet CokeÂ® (21 fl oz cup) 320 19
Quarter PounderÂ®+ with Cheese sandwich, no bun
Newmanâ€™s OwnÂ® Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, 1/2 pkg.
Large Iced Tea (32 fl oz cup)
Premium Grilled Chicken Club Sandwich, no bun
Newmanâ€™s OwnÂ® Ranch Dressing, Â½ pkg.
Medium Iced Tea (21 fl oz cup) 460 15
Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken, no croutons
Extra Grilled Chicken Breast Filet
Newmanâ€™s OwnÂ® 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.