Is McDonald's chicken nuggets real chicken?
McDonald's Chicken McNuggets® are made with 100% white meat chicken and no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. The chicken, which is cut from the tenderloin, breast and rib, gets mixed with a marinade for flavor and to help the Chicken McNuggets® keep their fun shapes.
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What are chicken nuggets made out of?
"Typically, conventional chicken nuggets are made with mechanically separated chicken — using the bits and parts that are not sellable of a chicken carcass," Johnson said in an email. "Approximately, a mass produced chicken nugget has 50% meat and the rest is fat, ground bone, blood vessels and connective tissues.
How are chicken nuggets made? Not with pink slime, it turns out - Mic
What is bad about chicken nuggets?
Nuggets can also be fried in hydrogenated oils, and they contain high amounts of preservatives, sugar, and fat, making them unhealthy choices, especially when eaten frequently.
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