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14 Ways McDonald's Food Has Become Healthier in the Last Decade

By Mia Salas of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 15: Mickey D's has an *ahem* complicated track record when it comes to food quality and healthfulness—from apple pies with questionable expiration dates and dirty milkshake machines, to egg whites sprayed with a ton of butter.However, the food giant has also taken more than a few steps to change that. "More than ever, people care about their food– where it comes from, what goes into it and how it's prepared," Mike Andres, former president of McDonald's USA, said a few years ago. "We're making changes to ensure the food we're proud of is food our customers love and feel good eating, and we remain committed to our continuing food journey at McDonald's."Not only has McDonald's made its food healthier, but the chain has set sustainable and environmental goals across the company, influencing other restaurants to do the same.With these recent changes to core recipes, food practices, and marketing strategies, McDonald's seems to be headed in the right direction. Read on to find out how the chain has become healthier over the last decade.And don't miss 7 Steakhouse Chains With the Best Quality Meat in America.

14 Ways McDonald's Food Has Become Healthier in the Last Decade

Mickey D's has an *ahem* complicated track record when it comes to food quality and healthfulness—from apple pies with questionable expiration dates and dirty milkshake machines, to egg whites sprayed with a ton of butter.

However, the food giant has also taken more than a few steps to change that. "More than ever, people care about their food– where it comes from, what goes into it and how it's prepared," Mike Andres, former president of McDonald's USA, said a few years ago. "We're making changes to ensure the food we're proud of is food our customers love and feel good eating, and we remain committed to our continuing food journey at McDonald's."

Not only has McDonald's made its food healthier, but the chain has set sustainable and environmental goals across the company, influencing other restaurants to do the same.

With these recent changes to core recipes, food practices, and marketing strategies, McDonald's seems to be headed in the right direction. Read on to find out how the chain has become healthier over the last decade.

And don't miss 7 Steakhouse Chains With the Best Quality Meat in America.

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