It takes real planning to make oatmeal unhealthy, but McDonald’s has managed to do it. McDonald’s new breakfast menu addition has 11 (eleven) weird ingredients, and more sugar than a Snickers bar.
The cream they use contains seven ingredients, two of which are actually dairy. They add brown sugar unless you specifically request that they don’t. Additionally you get diced apple, dried cranberries and raisins… another source of sugar. Even the oatmeal contains “natural flavor.” It contains ten (10) fewer calories than their cheeseburger or their Egg McMuffin, and even without the brown sugar added it has more calories that a McDonald’s hamburger.
Just the other day, one of my patients’ mothers told her little girl that if she behaved she would take her to McDonald’s for a reward. We had a talk. I don’t think that she will offer to reward her daughter with poison in the future.
Fast food rarely provides our body with genuine replacement parts. Please don’t feed it to your family.