September 27th, 2013
03:39 PM ET

Leaner, Healthier McDonalds

McDonalds is working on a big menu revamp. Instead of "Would you like fries with that?" you'll also be hearing "or would you like a salad instead?"

The largest fast food chain in the world is adding some more health-conscious options to their menu, especially to their Happy Meals.

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Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a family physician, discussed the changes with Anchor Kate Bolduan.

"I think it going to make a big difference, I really do," she said. "Obesity is an epidemic, it truly is. 33% of all American adults are obese, 17% of all young people, that's kids and adolescents. We know that obesity leads to heart disease and stroke and diabetes, and billions of dollars are spent on this condition, on all these medical conditions. So obesity is a complex issue. We can't say that diet alone will change this obesity epidemic, but it's a big start, and what we eat is a big part of this. I think this is a great trend..."


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