Understanding nutrition

Your daily diet should contain the right amount of calories for your energy needs, as well as a good balance of nutrients such as carbohydrates, fat, protein, and fibre, which are all needed to keep your body healthy.

If you would like more detailed information about where our food comes from, please visit What Makes McDonald's or download our Food Booklet

What are GDAs?

Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs) can be used as a guideline to help you see how a particular food contributes to your daily diet. You can find both nutritional values and GDA information on product packaging and on the back of all tray liners in our restaurants.