I would be nice to list the protein in each item. I don't want to know about just the bad stuff but also nutrients I need. The Breakfast Jack & Egg McMuffin are pretty close in calories, I'm going choose the highest protein option. Definitely agree that the list needs to be upgraded, I think the article is several years old...
4/24/2013 1:53:45 PM
Oh and anyone that goes to Chick-fil-a, they have a meal calculator so you can make your meal and it will give you all of the nutrient information.
4/24/2013 1:51:55 PM
And also leaving the cheese off, makes a big deal as it has high fat and sodium. I'm dairy free and when I first dropped dairy my fat & sodium intake dropped significantly. Though the first month without cheese about killed me.
4/24/2013 1:38:39 PM
I'm glad to see other people commenting that this list is out-of-date. McDonald's now has very tasty oatmeal options that are under 300 calories. Starbucks has an awesome spinach, egg white and feta wrap and a turkey bacon & egg on whole wheat muffin sandwich that is very good, too. And what the heck is a cheese sandwich from Subway? They now have egg whites and tons of veggie options. I actually find it very easy to grab breakfast in the morning if I do fast food. There are so many more healthy options out there compared to ten years ago.
I am not sure if Dunkin' still has that egg white flatbread but that was pretty awesome. I don't care for the oatmeal at McDonald's because it seems like instant. The oatmeal at Chick Fil A might be instant as well but at least it is mixed up and thick when I get it. Panera has a hidden menu and currently they have a couple of awesome low carb egg bowls on there that I just love.
Love these helpful articles! Unfortunately this information does need to be updated regularly. Fast food menus change often and there are lots of better choices now than there were when this was written. Update please? Thanks
Chick-Fil-A does have another b'fast option, far healthier in so many ways. It's their multi-grain oatmeal. There's almost no sodium, and very little fat, even with the toppings of nuts, dried fruit & brown sugar. To cut the overall calories while keeping some protein, keep the nuts (unsalted) and leave off the brown sugar and dried fruit, unless you know you have room for it in the day. In a pinch, this is my option, and the oatmeal is hearty and tasty, even without any toppings.
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