McDonald's: Sodium Contained in Menu Selections
Article by Diet Bites
Let's Start With the Fries
In our humble opinion, McDonald's makes the best fries on the planet.
And they aren't all that bad when it comes to sodium content. One large package contains 350 milligrams while the medium contains 270 mg. Of course, the caloric content is steep - with the large at 500 kcals and the medium at 380 - but there is the word 'share' in the dictionary, right?
It's important to keep in mind that all fast food and fine dining restaurants use salt liberally because it's the cheapest seasoning ingredient on the planet.
Salt, an Inexpensive Flavor Enhancer
Fact is, salt adds flavor too foods. But when too much is added, we can see all sorts of negative impacts in the area of health.
We may bloat, we can gain 'false pounds' due to water retention - and when we are bloated and full of retained fluids, we simply don't feel well. Our heart must also work harder to function adequately - and in some individuals, sodium can increase blood pressure readings.
On that note, let's take a look at some of the most popular sandwiches at McDonald's and their sodium content:
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