When I am on the go with my girls, it is challenging to find a healthy option. McDonalds is making this easier by creating meals that are better nutritional choices. @NYCLaurenBeth was on the scene to share what she learned at the Nutrition Network Launch event.
McDonald’s is committed to helping its customers – especially children and families – enjoy their dining experience while making wholesome food choices. McDonald’s offers a variety of choices from its menu including delicious Premium Salads, Real Fruit Smoothies, and of course, its World Famous French fries, just to name a few!
Tanya Zuckerbrot, RD, MS has teamed up with McDonald’s® Tri-State area restaurants to provide customers with ways to maintain a balanced diet while enjoying their favorite menu items. Tanya is an accredited member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association) and the Greater New York Dietetic Association. She is a member of Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Dietitians in Business and Communications and Weight Management Dietetic Practice Groups. As the best-selling author of The F-Factor Diet, Tanya has appeared on The View, The Today Show, The Early Show, The Rachael Ray Show and in many other local and national media platforms.
“Go For Variety”: McDonald’s offers a wide range of menu options that can be combined to help you meet your daily nutrition needs.
• Breakfast: Egg McMuffin®, Fruit ‘N Yogurt Parfait with Granola and a Premium Roast Black Coffee (460 calories)
• Lunch: Premium Grilled Chicken Classic Sandwich, Apple Slices and Diet Coke (370 calories)
• Dinner: Hamburger, Side Salad with Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette, Kiddie Cone and Bottle of Water (350 calories)
“Made for You®”: At McDonald’s, you can customize your meal. You can always hold the cheese on sandwiches or bypass additional salt on the French fries. Choose a Side Salad or Apple Slices as a side. Additionally, you can opt for beverages such as bottled water and diet soft drinks.
“All Foods Fit”: As part of a well-balanced diet, remember all foods fit when eaten in moderation. At McDonald’s, try Apple Slices, a Soft Baked Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, or Vanilla Reduced-Fat Ice Cream Cone!
“Wholesome Choices are Always on the Menu”: No matter what hour of the day, McDonald’s offers wholesome menu options.
Breakfast provides energy for your morning, and may help you make more wholesome choices the rest of the day. McDonald’s offers breakfast so it’s easy to fuel and jump-start your day.
• Egg McMuffin 300 calories
• Fruit & Maple Oatmeal 290 calories
• Fruit & Maple Oatmeal without brown sugar 260 calories
• Fruit ‘N Yogurt Parfait with Granola 160 calories
• Apple Slices 15 calories
Take time out of your busy day for lunch to re-fuel your body and help tackle your afternoon activities. McDonald’s offers a variety of lunch choices that deliver food groups from the USDA MyPlate.
• Premium Southwest Salad with Southwest dressing with Grilled Chicken, Fruit ‘N Yogurt Parfait with granola, Bottle of Water (540 calories, 32 g protein, 7 g fiber )
• Premium Grilled Chicken Classic Sandwich & Side Salad with Low Fat Family Recipe Italian Dressing, Diet Coke (430 calories, 29 g protein, 5 g fiber)
• Ranch Snack Wrap (grilled), Snack Size Fruit & Walnuts and Premium Roast Black Coffee (480 calories, 20 g protein, 4 g fiber)
McDonald’s is a great place to wind down your day with family and friends over a wholesome dinner. At McDonald’s, find quick, easy and balanced meals everyone can feel good about.
• Premium Caesar Salad with Creamy Caesar Dressing with Grilled Chicken & Apple Slices, Diet Dr. Pepper (390 calories, 29 g protein, 4 g fiber)
• Premium Grilled Chicken Ranch BLT Sandwich, Bottle of Water and Kiddie Cone (430 calories, 32 g protein, 3 g fiber)
• Cheeseburger and Side Salad with Low Fat Family Recipe Italian Dressing and Bottle of Water (370 calories, 16 g protein, 4 g fiber)
This is a sponsored post from The Motherhood. McDonalds breakfast, lunch and dinner options were provided. I also received coupons for some of our McDonalds favorites.