Is Side Salad healthy?


By: McDonalds

84
CQ SCORE

15
CALORIES PER SERVING

11
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

N/A

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

HIGH

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 75.0
  • Fat 0.0
  • Protein 25.0

+ Carbohydrate to Fiber Ratio Under 5:1 - lower rate is an effective measure of healthfulness

+ Good Source of Calcium - The USDA cites calcium as an underconsumed nutrient of public health concern

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

35.0/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 0.0%
Fat Quality: -100.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 75.0%
Carb Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 25.0%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 0
Whole Carb Ingredients - 1

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

28.9/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 10.0/10.0
Comparable Product: TACO BELL, Taco Salad
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 8.9/20.0
Plant score: 11.2/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 1.2

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

20.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

0 Processed Ingredients
11 Other Ingredients

11

INGREDIENTS

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Romaine Lettuce

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Baby Spinach

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Carrots

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Whole Grain

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Baby Kale

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Lollo Rossa Lettuce

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Red Leaf Lettuce

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Red Oak Lettuce

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Red Tango Lettuce

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Red Romaine Lettuce

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Red Butter Lettuce Ingredients May Vary

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Grape Tomato

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Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

15Kcal

0%

Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 1g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 4950mcg 330%
Vitamin C 13.0mg 21%
Calcium 30mg 3%
Iron 1.0mg 5%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
Source: McDonalds
Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: TACO BELL, Taco Salad - 533g - 906Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 144mg 36%
Potassium 1221mg 17%
Phosphorus 549mg 55%
Zinc 6mg 41%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 3mg 19%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.8mg 53%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 35%
Niacin 8mg 40%
VitaminB6 0.5mg 25%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 2mcg 35%
Choline N/A
VitaminK 57mcg 71%