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When you compare the fare at McDonald's with many of the dishes served at chain restaurants around the country, a Big Mac with large fries and soda begins to sound like health food. (Gracia Lam/The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SCI BRODY HEALTH BY JANE E. BRODY FOR AUG. 28, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. --