McDonald’s Happy Meal is a kids meal menu offered by McDonald’s that comes in a unique red box. Since the beginning, Happy Meal comes with a toy. Toys included with Happy Meal are frisbee, spinner, ball as well as tv show, film-based toys in collaboration with tv, film production. As happy meals are designed for kids, a smaller proportion of french fries, burger and chicken McNuggets, drinks are included. McDonald’s has recently focused on increasing the fruits and other natural ingredients and menu items for the happy meal.
Table of Contents
- Nutrients in Happy Meal
- Hamburger Happy Meal Nutrient information
- 4 Piece Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal Nutrients
- 6 Piece Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal Nutrients
Nutrients in Happy Meal
Happy Meals usually come with french fries, apple slices, drinks like milk or juice drinks. The main menu item can be hamburger or chicken McNuggets. Recently McDonalds started offering chicken McNuggets in 4 piece and 6 piece variants.
Child Obesity has been a growing issue in the United States and other developing countries. In response to the state-issued nutrition guidelines on kids meals, McDonalds and other fast food restaurants started using low fat and low sugar ingredients.
Hamburger Happy Meal Nutrient information
Hamburger Happy Meal comes with burger, kids fries, low fat milk and apple slices. Apple slices and drinks menu items offered in Happy Meals can vary from country to country. Hamburger Happy Meal has 5.5g of Saturated Fat, 20g of Sugar and 2g of Dietary fiber and 475 Calories. There is a moderate amount of Iron, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium minerals and Vitamin D content in the meal.
Burger buns are made from wheat flour and malted barley flour. Hamburger contains cucumbers, onions, mustard, ketchup and 100% beef patty. Kids Fries contain potatoes and vegetable oil made from canola oil, soybean oil, and corn oil with natural beef flavor.
4 Piece Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal Nutrients
Hamburger Happy Meal is similar to Hamburger Happy Meal. Instead of a Burger, it contains 4 Pieces of chicken McNuggets. There are 395 Calories in a 4 Piece Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal with 3.5g of Saturated Fat, 14g of Sugar and 1g of dietary fiber. It also has moderate amounts of Potassium, Sodium, Calcium minerals as well as Vitamin D content. There is 35 mg of Cholesterol equivalent to 13% of daily intake value in every Happy Meal.
Chicken McNuggets are made from White Boneless chicken, vegetable oil, wheat flour, corn flour, vegetable start, seasoning. Kids Fries contain potatoes and vegetable oil made from canola oil, soybean oil, and corn oil with natural beef flavor.
6 Piece Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal Nutrients
6 Piece Chicken McNugget Happy Meal is a larger offering of Chicken McNuggets menu items based on Happy Meal. It has 100 Calories more than that of a 4 piece chicken McNuggets Happy Meal with 4.5g of Saturated Fat, 14g of sugar, 2g of dietary fiber.
Chicken McNuggets contain Boneless chicken, vegetable oil, wheat flour, corn flour, vegetable start, seasoning. Vegetable oil used contains canola oil, Soybean oil, Corn oil and Hydrogenated Soybean oil. Kids Fries contain potatoes and vegetable oil made from canola oil, soybean oil, and corn oil with natural beef flavor.