Takhistov and O’Donnell-Giles agree that, at around 18 grams per serving, the Filet-O-Fish is a very good source of protein. Most of that protein comes from the fish — Atlantic pollock, which O’Donnell-Giles says does have some heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Is Filet-O-Fish healthier than burger?
Nutritionally, the Filet-O-Fish is healthier than most other fast food burger staples – by comparison, a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder has five times more saturated fat, nearly three times more sugar and double the salt. Taste-wise, the Filet-O-Fish’s subtlety befits its fancy French-sounding name.
Is a fillet of fish healthy?
Fish is filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D and B2 (riboflavin). Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and a great source of minerals, such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least two times per week as part of a healthy diet.
What is the healthiest sandwich at McDonald’s?
McChicken. The classic McChicken sandwich has been a permanent menu item since 1988 and remains one of the best and least expensive McDonalds healthy items. What is this? This sandwich has only a few ingredients, which keeps the cost and calories down.