What’s Really in a Chicken Nugget? Nutrition Faculty Explains

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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Nutritionist and dietitian Kelly Morrow, MS, RD, CD explains why nuggets are engineered for a chain restaurant's convenience, not for your health.

It’s one of life’s enduring mysteries: What’s really in a chicken nugget? Bastyr University nutrition faculty member Kelly Morrow MS, RD, CD, appeared on Q13 Fox Seattle to comment on a recent study of fast-food nuggets.

Her analysis might surprise you: “I actually think they’re kind of unfairly picking on chicken nuggets,” she says.

Find out why in the video above. Morrow also gives strategies for finding healthy snacks on the run.

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