McDonald's Is Giving Us Four New Shamrock Shake Flavors

March is just around the corner, which for McDonald's lovers, also means it's time for the seasonal mint-flavored green shake to reappear on the menu.

Beginning February 7th, the original Shamrock Shake will become available, as well as four other brand new varieties, including the Chocolate Shamrock Shake, Shamrock Chocolate Chip Frappe, Shamrock Mocha, Shamrock Hot Chocolate.

The beloved original version, composed of vanilla soft serve blended with mint syrup, launched in 1970 and has developed somewhat of a cult-following. The popular green shake is only available in the weeks leading up to St. Patrick's Day.

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McDonald's 11 Unhealthiest Menu Items May Surprise You

The thing I love most about McDonald's is that they're true to themselves, and don't often change their menu.

Of course, since being founded in 1955, the historic fast food chain has expanded and updated the foods they serve, but they haven't veered far off the original path -- burgers and fries.

Now, in addition to their delectable burgers, they offer breakfast items, such as Egg McMuffins and McGriddles, McCafe items such as lattes, coffee and shakes, and healthy options, such as chicken nuggets, salads, wraps and oatmeal.


But, even though McDonald's has made many changes toward the healthier, a lot of their menu items still veer on the side of dangerously caloric, fat and sodium dense.

So, next time you visit your favorite fast food destination, keep these menu items in mind.

McDonald's 11 Unhealthiest Menu Items May Surprise You:

11. McGriddle

Calories: 448

Fat: 22 Grams

Sodium: 1,110 milligrams


10. McDonald's Sausage Biscuit with Egg

Calories: 570

Fat: 35 Grams

Sodium: 1,290 milligrams


9. Crispy Chicken and Bacon Premium McWrap

Calories: 620

Fat: 32 Grams

Sodium: 1,540 milligrams


8. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Bagel

Calories: 630

Fat: 27 Grams

Sodium: 1,040 milligrams


7. Premium Crispy Chicken Club Sandwich

Calories: 670

Fat: 30 Grams

Sodium: 1,199 milligrams


6. Frappe Mocha, Large

Calories: 680

Fat: 22 Grams

Sodium: 160 milligrams


5. Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese

Calories: 750

Fat: 45 Grams

Sodium: 1,060 milligrams


4. Cheeseburger Happy Meal

Calories: 840

Fat: 23 Grams

Sodium: 790 milligrams


3. McCafe Shakes

Calories: 850

Fat: 15 Grams

Sodium: 340 milligrams


2. McFlurry with M&Ms, 16 oz.

Calories: 930

Fat: 32 Grams

Sodium: 256 milligrams


1. Big Breakfast with Hotcakes

Calories: 1,150

Fat: 56 Grams

Sodium: 2,150 milligrams


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McDonald's 6 Healthiest Menu Items May Surprise You

When I'm looking to eat healthy, I don't usually think, "Oh, let me run to McDonald's for something light." But, as it turns out, the famous fast food joint actually has some decent options.

Now, in addition to their delectable burgers and fries, McDonald's offers non-red meat and healthy options, such as chicken nuggets, salads, wraps and oatmeal.

So now, when you're trying to shed a couple pounds, you don't have to forfeit health for convenience.

McDonald's 6 Healthiest Menu Items:

6. Grilled Sweet Chili Chicken Premium McWrap

Calories: 380
Fat: 15 Grams
Sodium: 1,090 milligrams


5. Buffalo Ranch McChicken

Calories: 360
Fat: 16 Grams
Sodium: 990 milligrams


4. McChicken

Calories: 360
Fat: 16 Grams
Sodium: 800 milligrams


3. Premium Classic Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Calories: 350
Fat: 9 Grams
Sodium: 820 milligrams


2. Premium Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken

Calories: 290
Fat: 8 Grams
Sodium: 680 milligrams


1. Premium Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken

Calories: 220
Fat: 8 Grams
Sodium: 690 milligrams

McDonald's 10 Most Popular Menu Items May Surprise You

The thing I love most about McDonald's is that they're true to themselves, and don't often change their menu.

Of course, since being founded in 1955, the historic fast food chain has expanded and updated the foods they serve, but they haven't veered far off the original path -- burgers and fries.

Now, in addition to their delectable burgers, they offer non-red meat and healthy options, such as chicken nuggets, salads, wraps and oatmeal.


But, even with those changes, the original menu items have remained among the most popular.

I mean, are you surprised?

McDonald's Top 10 Menu Items:

1. French Fries


2.Big Mac


3. Snack Wrap


4. Happy Meal


5. Egg McMuffin


6. Apple Dippers and Baked Apple Pie


7. Chicken McNuggets and Chicken Select Strips


8. Premium Salads


9. Double Cheeseburger


10. McGriddles Breakfast Sandwich

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All You Can Eat Fries Are Here At the McDonald's of the Future

If you've ever wished you could binge on unlimited golden fries from McDonald's, you can now grant that wish at an experimental McDonald's in Missouri.

The restaurant in St. Joseph has christened itself the "McDonald's of the Future", and will feature a customizable menu complete with digital order kiosks and all you can eat fries. For the kids (and maybe adults too), this model will include tabletop video games, as well as interactive tables. All we can hope is that this restaurant does well in Missouri so that we can reap its bounty across the South.

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