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.


Learn more about Bastyr’s programs in nutrition and exercise science.