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Nutritional Profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

We got 50 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for McDonald's Quarter Pounder.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks high (Top 250) for four nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks moderately (Top 500) for 14 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Fast Foods) shows that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 10) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for three additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

22.1%
11.6%
15.7%
48.8%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

4.8%
5.4%
1.2%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: McDonald's Quarter Pounder

In food category: Fast Foods

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
22.1 g
6.3 g
180
1035
Fiber, total dietary
1.1 g
311.8 mg
42
247
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
3.7 g
1 g
165
1309
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
5.4 g
1.5 g
203
888
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.2 g
334.5 mg
416
1436
Fatty Acids, total saturated
4.8 g
1.4 g
232
890
Total Lipid (Fat)
11.6 g
3.3 g
197
698
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
352 mg
99.8 mg
258
798
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.7 g
776.8 mg
188
818
Stearic Acid (18:0)
1.5 g
428.1 mg
132
564
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
4.8 g
1.4 g
215
930
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
438 mg
124.2 mg
83
545
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
38 mg
10.8 mg
108
436
Polyunsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
19 mg
5.4 mg
75
275
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
999 mg
283.2 mg
400
1410
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
105 mg
29.8 mg
306
851
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
57 mg
16.2 mg
7
108
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
15.7 g
4.5 g
121
448
Water-soluble Vitamins (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
31 µg
8.8 µg
115
424
Folate, food
9 µg
2.6 µg
63
280
Folate, total
22 µg
6.2 µg
93
367
Folic Acid
13 µg
3.7 µg
55
252
Niacin
4.7 mg
1.3 mg
132
804
Riboflavin
201 µg
57 µg
158
610
Thiamin
160 µg
45.4 µg
224
724
Vitamin B12
1.7 µg
0.5 µg
24
562
Vitamin B6
148 µg
42 µg
188
833
Vitamin C
300 µg
85 µg
99
620
Fat-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
1 µg
0.3 µg
26
463
alpha-Tocopherol
60 µg
17 µg
184
638
beta-Carotene
26 µg
7.4 µg
112
1140
beta-Cryptoxanthin
2 µg
0.6 µg
22
183
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
21 µg
6 µg
125
1013
Lycopene
668 µg
189.4 µg
113
484
Phylloquinone
5 µg
1.4 µg
147
874
Vitamin A, RAE
2 µg
0.6 µg
118
711
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
20
162
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
87 mg
24.7 mg
177
458
Copper, Cu
101 µg
28.6 µg
99
748
Iron, Fe
1.7 mg
490.4 µg
134
748
Magnesium, Mg
24 mg
6.8 mg
34
323
Phosphorus, P
121 mg
34.3 mg
201
543
Potassium, K
225 mg
63.8 mg
137
673
Selenium, Se
24.8 µg
7 µg
73
443
Sodium, Na
374 mg
106 mg
364
775
Zinc, Zn
3 mg
861.8 µg
43
609
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
40 mg
11.3 mg
102
341
Choline
33.3 mg
9.4 mg
231
823
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
48.8 g
13.8 g
255
1648
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
256 kcal
72.6 kcal
108
432
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of mcdonald's quarter pounder with 50 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of McDonald's Quarter Pounder

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cheeseburger170.0 g6.0 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of mcdonald's quarter pounder

52 Similar Fast Foods

Explore the nutrient content of similar fast foods below by clicking on their names.

Similar Fast Foods 1 - 50

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Mcdonald'sNo of
Nutrients
(With Condiments, 1 Small Patty, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
57
(With Condiments, 1 Medium Patty, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
56
(With Condiments, 2 Small Patties, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
56
(With Condiments, 2 Small Patties, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
59
(With Condiments, 2 Small Patties, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
59
(With Condiments, 1 Small Patty, On Bun, From Fast Food / Restaurant)
52
30
23
27
31
27
48
34
(Without Big Mac Sauce)
34
34
72
(With Syrup & Margarine)
30
74
35
(With Condiments, 2 Medium Patties, On Bun)
59
79
83
(Without Tartar Sauce)
30
79
38
37
73
75
55
54
49
(With 2 Pats Margarine & Syrup)
36
29
72
(Without Mayonnaise)
30
55
56
34
34
94
88
51
51
117
35
36
37
33
26
86
Figure 5. Similar fast foods 1 to 50.

Similar Fast Foods 51 - 52

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Mcdonald'sNo of
Nutrients
54
56
Figure 6. Similar fast foods 51 to 52.

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