Fast Food Nutrition Blog

 
McDonald's Mighty Wings Nutrition Facts

Recently, McDonald's has been revamping their menu to include more options for health-minded consumers, such as the Egg White Delight and Premium McWraps. However, their latest addition to the menu shows that McDonald's is not straying from their traditional formula of offering cheap, greasy fast food anytime soon.

McDonald's is currently embarking on a nationwide roll out of their new Mighty Wings. These bone-in chicken wings are seasoned with cayenne and chili pepper, and will be available in 3, 5 or 10 piece packs, starting at $2.99. Wing connoisseurs will have their choice of creamy ranch, honey mustard or tangy barbecue dipping sauces.

So what's the nutritional cost of indulging in a meal of Mighty Wings? Keep reading as we break down the nutrition facts and calorie content of McDonald's Might Wings

 
Burger King Fry Burger Nutrition Facts

Love eating burgers and fries, but don't have the time to eat two different foods? Well, Burger King has a new product for you! It's called the Fry Burger and it answers the age old question "how can I get a burger and fries in my mouth all in one bite?"

As you may have guessed, the Fry Burger is a hamburger topped with a couple of french fries. It also has ketchup, mayo and lettuce on top. The Fry Burger is on sale now for the low low price of $1 and will be available as a limited time offer through the end of Fall.

What does eating this one dollar wonder mean for your nutrition?

Read on to see the nutrition facts and calorie content for the Burger King Fry Burger

 
 
How Much Fat Do Average Americans Get From Fast Food?

How many times a year are you eating fast food? For the average American, the answer to that question is a whopping 159 times! If those meals consist of a burger and fries, you'd be eating 7,000 grams of fat a year just from fast food! That's so much fat, that it would fill up eleven 20 oz soda bottles!

Keep reading to learn how you can make healthier choices at fast food restaurants.

 
McDonald's Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie: Healthy?

Looking for a delicious way to beat the summer heat? Fast food restaurants are stocking their menus with all sorts of cold, fruity drinks to help you keep your cool, like McDonald's new Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie. It's cold, it's tasty and it's made of fruit, so it's got to be healthy... right?

Not so fast. If anyone knows how to take something that should be healthy (like fruit) and make it terrible for you, it's the fast food industry. Let's take a look at the nutrition facts and see whether these smoothies pass the bikini test.

Keep reading as we look at the nutrition facts for McDonald's Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie.

 
Burger King Rib Sandwich Nutrition

Since the early 80s, The McDonald's McRib has had the fast food rib sandwich market cornered, but that's about to change. Burger King has just announced their new Rib Sandwich, a seasonal item clearly modeled after the McRib.

Like the McRib, the Burger King Rib Sandwich features a boneless rib patty. And since there's no such thing as a boneless rib, it means that this is really just some pork pressed into a rib shape. On top of that rib-shaped patty you'll find tangy BBQ sauce and butter pickles.

If Burger King's Rib Sandwich sounds pretty delicious to you, you might be wondering about its nutritional value. Can you make the BK Rib Sandwich a staple of your summer diet and still fit into that bathing suit? Let's examine the nutrition facts and find out!

Keep reading for the nutrition facts for Burger King's Rib Sandwich.

 
McDonald's Premium McWrap Nutrition vs Subway

Recently, McDonald's created headlines when a leaked internal memo outlined the company's plan to attract Millennials to the golden arches. According to the McMemo, Millennials (aged 18-32) prefer healthy foods with high quality, fresh ingredients. That's right, some people actually like food that doesn't suck... and McDonald's is just now realizing it.

So what is McDonald's doing with this revelation? Well, they've created a new product to win the hearts of Millennials: the new Premium McWrap. The memo proudly calls the McWrap a "Subway buster" and claims that a full 22% of McWrap customers would have gone to Subway had the McWrap not been on McDonald's menu.

Is the McWrap actually healthy? Does its calorie and fat content really compare favorably with Subway? There's only one way to know for sure... to the nutrition facts we go!

Keep reading to learn about the nutrition of McDonald's Premium McWrap.

 
Panda Express Nutrition Facts Are Here!

If you're a fan of Chinese fast food, but worry that it's going to make you the size of a panda, we have good news for you. The nutrition facts for Panda Express are now available on FastFoodNutrition.org!

Just like most fast food restaurants, Panda Express has some food that actually looks to be pretty healthy… and some food that is guaranteed (not really) to make you sprout an additional chin. What we found shocking is that some of the items that we thought would be the healthier options on the menu were actually some of the least healthy.

Keep reading for our tips on how to eat healthy at Panda Express.

 
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