NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said Monday it’s eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items.

That includes making Chicken McNuggets and other items without artificial preservatives, and removing high-fructose corn syrup from its burger buns. The changes come as the world’s biggest burger chain fights to win back customers after three straight years of declining guest counts at its established U.S. locations.

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