Of course, not everyone orders just one item. And the chain has been blamed by critics for fueling obesity rates with its big soft drinks and other items.
A meal consisting of a Big Mac and medium fries, for example, has 920 calories. Add a 16-ounce Coca-Cola, and the count rises to 1,140 calories.
The decision to post calorie information follows the Supreme Court’s decision this summer to uphold President Obama’s health care overhaul, which includes a regulation that would require restaurant chains with more than 20 locations to post calorie information. The timing of carrying out that requirement has yet to be worked out.
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