McDonald's Executive Chef Dan Coudreaut may not "see anything on the [chain's] menu that's unhealthy" -- but the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) disagrees.

The group, which has garnered attention for launching controversial nutrition campaigns to promote its "pro-vegetarian/vegan mission" in the past, has now released a list of the "5 Worst 'Healthy' Fast Food Kids' Meals."

In formulating the list, analysts assessed fast food meals on the basis of four "key factors": high fat content, sodium, cholesterol and "red and processed meats."

On his blog, PCRM president Dr. Neal Barnard writes that despite the fact that "nearly 20 fast-food chains, including Burger King, Sonic, and Chick-fil-A, joined together for the Kids LiveWell campaign and pledged to create and promote healthier kids meals" last summer, "the same unhealthy foods" -- e.g. hamburgers and chicken nuggets -- "continue to sit at the center of a fast-food plate."

Dr. David Katz, nutrition expert and director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University, told The Huffington Post over email: "I certainly concur that these are all pretty poor. Without meeting 'every kids' meal in the world,' I don't know that they are the worst."

He added, "By and large, each of these seems bad for multiple reasons. However, PCRM does single out cholesterol on two occasions -- and I think that's a stretch. Dietary cholesterol is not a significant factor in cardiovascular health. So that's the one instance where their general opposition to animal foods shows through."

Below are the five items -- complete with PCRM-labelled "nutrition shockers" -- spotlighted by the group. Read more about the report here.

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  • Chick-fil-A Kids Grilled Nuggets Kids Meal

    <br><a href="http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/the-five-worst-healthy-fast-food-kids-meals" target="_hplink">"Nutrition shocker": "Contains the same amount of cholesterol as a Big Mac."</a></br> <br>Credit: Chick-fil-A</br>

  • McDonald's Cheeseburger Happy Meal

    <br><a href="http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/the-five-worst-healthy-fast-food-kids-meals" target="_hplink">"Nutrition shocker": "Contains more sodium than 13 orders of McDonald's kids fries."</a></br> <br>Credit: McDonald's</br>

  • Sonic Kids' Jr. Burger Meal

    <br><a href="http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/the-five-worst-healthy-fast-food-kids-meals" target="_hplink">"Nutrition shocker": "Contains more sugar than two Twinkies."</a></br> <br>Credit: Sonic</br>

  • Burger King Hamburger Kids Meal

    <br><a href="http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/the-five-worst-healthy-fast-food-kids-meals" target="_hplink">"Nutrition shocker": "Contains almost as much cholesterol as six slices of pork bacon."</a></br> <br>Credit: Burger King</br>

  • Denny's Build Your Own Jr. Grand Slam

    <br><a href="http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/the-five-worst-healthy-fast-food-kids-meals" target="_hplink">"Nutrition shocker": "Contains almost 100 more milligrams of sodium than the government recommends children consume at breakfast."</a></br> <br>Credit: Denny's</br>