A regular cheeseburger at McDonald's has 290 calories, 12 grams of fat, 33 grams of carbs and 40 grams of protein. Nutritional information for other types of burgers from McDonald's can be found at the McDonald's website.
As of March 2015, the most caloric burger at McDonald's is the Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese at 740 calories. A close second is the Bacon Clubhouse burger at 720 calories. These counts are for the sandwich only and do not include fries or a drink. The plain hamburger has the fewest amount of calories at only 260 calories. Another lower-calorie burger option is the McDouble, which has 380 calories.
Less caloric non-burger options include the Premium Grilled Chicken Deluxe at 370 calories, the Honey Mustard Snack Wrap at 270 calories and the 4-piece chicken nuggets at 190 calories. McDonald's also offers a variety of salads which range between 290 and 450 calories, depending on the choice of dressing.
In recent years, McDonald's has tried to make the restaurant more health-friendly, offering apples as a side dish choice with Happy Meals and expanding the salad menu. McDonald's also has a Favorites Under 400 section on its website which points customers to the restaurant's lower-calorie options.