what are the healthiest McDonald's menu items?

Most people would not consider McDonald's "healthy" in the traditional sense, but that doesn't mean there aren't solid options to choose from!

the lowest & highest calorie options

Healthy doesn't always mean low calorie, and unhealthy doesn't always mean high calorie. But for these purposes, we're going to explore the lowest and highest calorie options for each section of the McDonald's menu...

Lowest calorie Sandwich:

250 Calories, 9g Fat, 31g Carbs, 12g Protein


Highest calorie Sandwich:

740 Calories, 43g Fat, 43g Carbs, 48g Protein

Double Quarter Pounder With Cheese

Lowest calorie  breakfast:

310 Calories, 13g Fat, 30g Carbs, 17g Protein

Egg McMuffin

Highest calorie  breakfast:

1,340 Calories, 63g Fat, 158g Carbs, 36g Protein

Big Breakfast with Hotcakes

Lowest calorie  side:

170 Calories, 10g Fat, 10g Carbs, 9g Protein

4 Piece McNuggets

highest calorie  side:

490 Calories, 23g Fat, 66g Carbs, 7g Protein

Large Fries

Lowest calorie  DESSERT:

200 Calories, 5g Fat, 33g Carbs, 5g Protein

Vanilla Cone

Highest calorie  DESSERT:

830 Calories, 21g Fat, 139g Carbs, 19g Protein

Large Chocolate Shake