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Since the triumphant beginning that emerged from the invention of the Big Mac sandwich in 1970, McDonald's has successfully introduced an overabundance of lunch burgers and sandwiches and McDonald's lunch meals are offered with a wide variety of burgers such as the Big Mac, Grand Mac, Mac Jr, Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Double Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, Hamburger, McChicken, McDouble, Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Premium Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Chicken McNuggets, and Filet-O-Fish. Every lunch hours meal is served with your choice of an icy soft drink and their world-famous fries.
To keep pace with the changing needs of customers, McDonald's even offers chicken salad with fresh veggies, greens, and special dressing. There is also a list of McDonald's salads that can be customized to suit the customer's taste:
- Bacon Ranch Salad & Buttermilk Crispy Chicken
- Bacon Rach Grilled Chicken Salad
- Southwest Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Salad
- Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad
Lunchtime at a McDonald's restaurant typically starts at 10:30 AM and with the introduction of the all-day programs eliminating the barriers on meal availability, there should be no surprise if lunch is being served along with breakfast early in the morning! The restaurant locator on the McDonald's website is a suitable guide to choosing a restaurant that suits your taste and needs.
McDonald's Cheeseburger Calories
With their ever-evolving menu, McDonald's has successfully launched a wide variety of fast food to suit everyone, from a MCD lover to someone who treats McDonald's as a mischance during a long road trip with no other eatery option. By altering its calorie-laden fast-food menu, McDonald's is now phasing in healthier menu options like green leafy salads, whole wheat wraps, and oatmeal with fruits. McDonald's has taken initiatives in making healthier choices in the kids' menu, and has replaced margarine with butter in its McMuffins. Even the public has acknowledged and accepted such positive changes to the McDonald's menu.
No matter where you eat, making healthy eating choices is the key to healthy living. The cheeseburger has a reputation of being one of the most calorie and saturated fat-laden fast-food choices there is as it uses beef patties and processed American cheese. As per the McDonald's Nutrition Calculator, a cheeseburger has 300 calories while a double cheeseburger, which claims to be both meatier and cheesier, has 430 calories. Even if you are following a 2000 calories-a-day diet, a one-time meal consisting of a cheeseburger or double cheeseburger is still within the required limits - provided you are leading an active lifestyle.
During all the hustle and bustle of your trip, don't forget to keep a close watch on the McDonald's Deals and get rewarded with free beverage offers, meal deals, and cashback offers with your purchase. Also avail yourself of the McDonald's mobile app, which offers deals exclusively for app users.