These Are The Best And Worst Fast Food Kids’ Meals

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Hint: It’s a “no” for Dairy Queen’s 1,080 calorie option.

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According to The American Heart Association, kids aged four through eight should eat only 1200-1400 calories per day, while kids aged nine through thirteen should eat just 1600-1800.

(Note: While calories are important, they don't give the entire picture of a meal's nutritional value. For more in-depth nutritional information click the links below.)

Lowest calorie option: Chicken McNuggets, Apple Juice, Apple Slices, and Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt.

Highest calorie option: Cheeseburger, Chocolate Milk, Kids' Fries, and Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt.

Did you know? Fries are a default side in a Happy Meal, but you can skip the fries and get apples and yogurt as the two sides if you ask.

Find additional nutritional information for these meals here.

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Lowest calorie option: Four Piece Chicken Nuggets, Apple Slices, and Apple Juice.

Highest calorie option: Cheeseburger, Satisfries, and Chocolate Milk.

Did you know? In March, Burger King began serving “Satisfries” in its kids' meals, which taste like regular fries but have 40% less fat and 30% fewer calories.

Find additional nutritional information for these meals here.

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