What are the Healthiest McDonald's Menu Items?

The McDonald’s menu does offer some healthy options
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Even with dressing, the Premium Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken contains only 270 calories.

If you’re looking to eat something healthy but McDonald’s is your only option, don’t despair! While the chain has a reputation for being unhealthy, they offer plenty more than cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets. Here are the six healthiest non-burger, non-breakfast entrée items on the McDonald’s menu, according to calorie count:

#6 Grilled Sweet Chili Chicken Premium McWrap
Calories: 380
Fat: 15 Grams
Sodium: 1,090 milligrams

#5 Buffalo Ranch McChicken
Calories: 360
Fat: 16 Grams
Sodium: 990 milligrams

#4 McChicken


Calories: 360
Fat: 16 Grams
Sodium: 800 milligrams

#3 Premium Classic Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Calories: 350
Fat: 9 Grams
Sodium: 820 milligrams

#2 Premium Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken*
Calories: 290
Fat: 8 Grams
Sodium: 680 milligrams

#1 Premium Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken*
Calories: 220
Fat: 8 Grams
Sodium: 690 milligrams

Also don’t forget that regular cheeseburgers are quite small, so if you think you can eat just one, those only contain 290 calories, 11 grams of fat, and 680 milligrams of sodium.

*Newman’s Own Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette, the healthiest salad dressing on offer, adds 50 calories, 4 grams of fat, and 390 milligrams of sodium. 

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