McDonald’s adds apples, reduces fry serving in Happy Meals

    Coming this fall to a McDonald’s near you: more apples and fewer fries in your Happy Meal.

    In an effort to promote healthy eating, the fast food company will automatically serve apples in its Happy Meals, instead of making the fruit an option. Fry servings will be reduced by about half.

    Health & Science reporter Carolyn Beeler spoke with health and nutrition experts from Penn and Temple about how effective the move will be. You can put the apples on the tray, but will the kids eat them?


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