How many calories are in McDonald's Chicken McNuggets

280Calories

Per Serving

Number of Calories: Based on 1 order serving

  • Calories: 280
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbs: 16g
  • Protein: 14g

Nutritional Value and Information

  • How many calories are in 1 serving?

    280 calories are in 1 order - it is the same (calorie-wise) to 13.33 head butterhead lettuce, 15.56 pepper red peppers (raw), and 18.67 oz mushrooms (slice).

    Overall Score

    Moderate

  • How many carbs are in 1 serving?

    For a healthy male, 16 g is 5.33% of your daily limit. Just 20% of all foods in our system have a lower carbs/calories percentage. Likewise, this specific food has a safe amount of carbs compared to foods in the same food group. Here, merely 12% of other foods in this food group have a lower ratio of carbs to calories. Having a ordinary amount of carbs with a carbs/calorie ratio of 22.86%, it is around the same amount as american cheese, steak and meatballs.

    Overall Score

    Modest

    Alternatives: Natural Chicken Hot Dogs (Applegate Farms), Reduced Fat Hot Dogs (Hebrew National), Premium All Natural Chicken Burgers (Bell & Evans)

  • How much cholesterol are in 1 serving?

    13.33% of your recommended limit per day will be met by this specific serving size. Almost 25 percent of all foods among all food groups have a greater ratio of cholesterol to calories. Likewise, compared to foods in its food group, this food has a moderate-high degree of cholesterol. Here, almost 27% of foods in this food group have a greater cholesterol ratio. With a cholesterol/calorie ratio of 14.29%, this specific food has a stiff level of cholesterol (it has the same amt as foods like greek salad, lo mein and grits).

    Overall Score

    High

    Alternatives: Cheddar Fries (Andy Capp's), Crinkle French Fries (Ralphs), Thai Yellow Curry Sauce (Trader Joe's)

  • How much fiber are in 1 serving?

    0% of your daily recommended limit will be met by this specific serving size. Having a poor quantity of fiber with a fiber/calorie ratio of 0%, it is around the same amount as chimichangas, ground beef and chicken nuggets. Almost 100 percent of all foods among all food groups have a greater ratio of fiber to calories. In the same way, compared to foods in the same food group, this specific food has a insubstantial quantity of fiber. In this case, within its own food group, this specific food has less fiber than roughly 100 percent of other foods.

    Overall Score

    Low

    Alternatives: Tofu & Spinach Saute (Evol), Veggie Medley (Gardenburger), Cheeseburger (Boca)

  • How much protein are in 1 serving?

    28% of your recommended limit per day of protein will be met by 1 serving. This specific food has a excellent quantity of protein compared to foods in its food group. In this case, nearly 38% of foods in this food group have a greater protein percentage. Similarly, about 67% of all foods in our entire database have a lower protein/calories ratio. This food has the same degree of protein as foods like cocoa, garlic bread and coleslaw at 15 g per 300 calories, which is a exceptional amount.

    Overall Score

    High

    Alternatives: Double Burger (The Varsity), Meal Starters Grillers Recipe Crumbles (Morningstar Farms), 98% Fat Free Wieners (Oscar Mayer)

  • How much saturated fat are in 1 serving?

    Compared to foods in the same food group, this specific food has a typical amount of saturated fat. Here, within its own food group, this specific food has less saturated fat than about 76 percent of other foods. Similarly, around 45 percent of all foods among all food groups have a greater saturated fat/calories percentage. Containing 3.21 grams per 300 calories, this item has an average level of saturated fat (it has the same quantity as foods like radishes, squash and tuna salad).

    Overall Score

    Moderate

    Alternatives: Light & Lean Black Bean & Cheese Enchiladas (Amy's), Instant Grits Cheddar Cheese (Quaker), Fire Grilled Chicken Fajita (Evol)

  • How much sodium are in 1 serving?

    Compared to foods in the same food group, this food has a moderate degree of sodium. Here, around 56 percent of foods in this food group have a greater ratio of sodium to calories. Similarly, this item has less sodium than approximately 36% of all foods in our database. 25% of your daily recommended value of sodium will be filled by 1 serving. At 642.86 milligrams per 300 calories, this food has a immoderate level of sodium (it has the same amt as foods like pinto beans, tamales and roast chicken).

    Overall Score

    High

    Alternatives: Shroom Burger (Champps), Pico Enchilada (Carlos O'Kellys), Chicken Fajita Rollup (Applebee's)

  • How much sugars are in 1 serving?

    With a sugar/calorie ratio of 0%, this item has a low level of sugar (it has the same quantity as foods like camembert cheese, calamari and ground beef). 0% of your daily recommended value will be achieved by this specific serving size. This item has less sugar than roughly 100 percent of all foods in our entire database. Likewise, compared to foods in the same food group (fast food), this specific food has a minimum amount of sugar. Here, within its own food group, this specific food has less sugar than approximately 100 percent of other foods.

    Overall Score

    Low

    Alternatives: Flour Tortilla Moo Moo Mr. Cow - Pork (Moe's Southwest Grill), Sweet Potato Fries (Large) (Burgerville), Tillamook Burger (Houlihan's)