Still trying to quit fast food, but can’t seem to stay away from the guilty pleasure? We understand. After all, as Americans we are born with the hunger for fast food in our blood!
If you’re striving for a healthier diet, but still find yourself a rolling through the drive-through a couple times a month, here are 5 healthier fast food options for you:
1. Arby's Melt
Add on a chopped side salad with balsamic vinaigrette dressing and you've got a 570-calorie meal.
2. Chick-Fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich
With barbecue sauce and a large fruit cup, this meal is 425 calories.
3. McDonalds Asian Salad
Get the low-fat balsamic vinaigrette and it's 340 calories.
4. Taco Bell Fresco Bean Burrito
Along with a side of Mexican Rice Fresco, it's 460 calories.
5. Wendy's Jr. Hamburger
It's 320 calories if you add on a side of mandarin oranges.
Trying to keep your kids on the straight and narrow diet as well? According to a Yale study, here are 5 healthy fast food choices for the little ones:
1. Subway veggie delite sandwich
Get it on wheat bread with no cheese, and with apple slices and you're looking at 285 calories (that's with juice) or 345 calories (with a low-fat milk).
2. Subway roast beef sandwich
With wheat bread and apple slices and without cheese, this meal is 335 calories.
3. Burger King macaroni and cheese
Get the apple slices (no caramel dipping sauce) and fat-free milk and it's 285 calories.
4. KFC grilled chicken drumstick
Corn on the cob, unsweet tea, and a cheese stick makes this a 270-calorie meal.
5. Sonic junior burger
Apple slices and unsweet tea make this a 350-calorie meal.
These meal recommendations are based off of USDA recommended caloric intake for children (1,600 a day) and adults (2,200), but specific size and gender may vary, so definitely take control of your body and check out the details for yourself!
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