Food & Nutrition

This Is Why McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets Always Come in One of Four Shapes

It seems McNugget-making is something of an art form. Lenscap Photography/shutterstock From the secret ingredient that makes their fries so good to the one drink you should never order, McDonald’s food holds plenty of secrets, and McNuggets are no exception. The boxed, bite-size bits of chicken are one of the fast food franchise’s most popular […]

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The Real Reason McDonald’s Won’t Call Its Shakes ‘Milkshakes’

Is there any truth behind the rumor that they’re suspiciously dairy-free? emka74/Shutterstock McDonald’s has had its fair share of controversies over the years. From claims that its McNuggets were made of “pink slime” to (false) reports that its burgers are made with horse or even human meat, the fast-food chain just can’t escape finger-pointing from […]

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This State Has the Fewest McDonald’s Locations in the Country

Hint: It’s not on either coast. Sergey Edentod/Shutterstock There are more than 37,000 McDonald’s locations in total across the globe. The majority of the restaurants, however, are in the United States. California is home to more than 1,200 restaurants alone. Unlike that coastal state, there’s one landlocked place that has the fewest McDonald’s locations in […]