Healthy Foods from Fast Food?
As our taste change here in the States, the restaurants need to change to or they will end up going out of business, it is that simple. So it is no surprise to me that we are getting better items on the menus. I find myself changing what I eat trying to stay in shape and be healthier.
Historically, fast food restaurants have been bashed for their “unhealthy” food. While, yes, there are many unhealthy meals on fast food restaurant menus, that doesn’t mean all of them are bad. All restaurants have options that are unhealthier than others. After going through the menus of some fast food giants, I was able to find the healthiest options they offer. The results are pretty surprising.
Burger King Tender Grilled Chicken Garden Salad – 300 Calories, 16g of Fat, 33g of Protein.
Burger King Veggie Burger (No Cheese or Mayo) – 320 Calories, 7g of Fat, 23g of Protein
Taco Bell Fresco Burrito Supreme – 340 Calories, 8g of Fat, 49g of Carbs
Taco Bell Zesty Chicken Border Bowl – 320 Calories, 9g of Fat, 30g of Protein
Taco Bell Soft Taco (Beef, Chicken, or Steak) – 160-200 Calories, 5-9g of Fat, 9-13g of Protein.
Taco Bell Fresco Crunchy Taco – 150 Calories, 8g of Fat, 7g of Protein.
KFC Double Crunch Sandwich – 360 Calories, 4g of Fat, 27g of Protein.
KFC Tender Roast Sandwich – 300 Calories, 4.5g of Fat, 37g of Protein.
KFC Roasted Chick Caesar Salad (with Fat Free Ranch) – 250 Calories, 8g of Fat, 31g of Protein
McDonald’s Premium Grilled Chicken Sandwich – 370 Calories, 4.5g of Fat, 32g of Protein.
McDonald’s Grilled Snack Wrap with Honey Mustard – 260 Calories, 8g of Fat, 18g of Protein.
McDonald’s Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken – 320 Calories, 9g of Fat, 30g of Protein.
McDonald’s Egg White Delight – 250 Calories, 7g of Fat, 18g of Protein.
Most of the “healthy” items you can order are salads or sandwiches without many toppings, but it can be done. If you’re ever on a diet and need fast food in a pinch, try one of these lighter options. They may be high in sodium, but the calories are still manageable. Staring at all of that food suddenly made me hungry… Share this post if you are a fast food enthusiast like me!
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