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Junior Chicken and medium fries from McDonalds

why it’s not the healthiest : It’s heavily processed and fried and covered in fats.

I like this meal choice because as a highschool student it’s easy and cheap and I can easily afford it.

Ingredients in Junior Chicken

-junior chicken patty

calories – 370

carbs – 37g

fat – 21g

sodium – 730mg

protein – 12g

-silicone dioxide ~ Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, is a chemical compound that is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO₂. It has been known since ancient times

-sodium phosphates ~ Sodium phosphate is a generic term for a variety of salts of sodium and phosphate. Phosphate also forms families or condensed anions including di-, tri-, tetra-, and polyphosphates. Most of these salts are known in both anhydrous and hydrated forms

-dimethyloplysiloxane ~ Polydimethylsiloxane belongs to a group of polymeric organosilicon compounds that are commonly referred to as silicones. PDMS is the most widely used silicon-based organic polymer, and is particularly known for its unusual rheological properties.


-mayonnaise style sauce

-xanthan gum ~ Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide with a wide variety of uses, including as a common food additive. It is a powerful thickening agen

-potassium sorbate ~ Potassium sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid, chemical formula CH₃CH=CH−CH=CH−CO₂K. It is a white salt that is very soluble in water. It is primarily used as a food preservative

-calcium disodium ~ Edetate calcium disodium is a chelating (KEE-late-ing) agent. A chelating agent is capable of removing a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury, from the blood. Edetate calcium disodium is used to treat lead poisoning.

-regular bun

-monoglycerides ~ Monoglycerides are a class of glycerides which are composed of a molecule of glycerol linked to a fatty acid via an ester bond.

-ascorbic acid ~ Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, is a vitamin found in food and used as a dietary supplement. As a supplement it is used to treat and prevent scurvy

-diacetyl tartic acid esters of mono and diglycerides ~ E472 Esters of mono- and diglycerides. Origin: Esters of synthetic fats, produced from glycerol, natural fatty acids and another organic acid (acetic, lactic, tartaric, citric). The fatty acids are mainly from plant origin, but also fats of animal origin may be used.

ingredients in fries





-french fries

-sodium acid pyrophosphate ~ Disodium pyrophosphate or sodium acid pyrophosphate is an inorganic compound consisting of sodium cations and pyrophosphate anion

-safflower oil ~ Safflower is a highly branched, herbaceous, thistle-like annual plant. It is commercially cultivated for vegetable oil extracted from the seeds. Plants are 30 to 150 cm tall with globular flower heads having yellow, orange, or red flowers.


-silicoaluminate ~ Sodium Silicoaluminate. Sodium Aluminosilicate, Aluminum Sodium Salt, Aluminosilicic Acid, Aluminum Sodium Silicate. Added to a few items in precise amounts to act as an anti-caking additive, allowing for the free flow of table salt and dried egg-yolk products.

-dextrose ~ the dextrorotatory form of glucose (and the predominant naturally occurring form).

-potassium iodide ~ Potassium iodide is a chemical compound, medication, and dietary supplement. As a medication it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, in radiation emergencies, and to protect the thyroid gland when certain types of radiopharmaceuticals are used.