Thursday, July 5, 2012

Better Fast-Food Choices

It's hard to avoid the world of drive-through eating -- for convenience, and price. And many people find the stuff irresistably delicious.
If you have a yen for something from a fast-food joint, try the strategy of substituting a more-healthful (less caloric, lower fat and sodium) option for the one that's in the front of your mind.

Here's an article from Reader's Digest: "10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings." (Click to read, but here are some excerpts:)

Fast-Food Burger

Craving: Burger King Half-Pound Whopper
670 calories, 40 g fat, 11 g sat fat, 28 g protein

Healthier Choice: Burger King Veggie Burger
410 calories, 16 g fat, 2.5 g sat fat, 22 g protein

Fast-Food Dinner for Three

Craving: KFC 8-piece Bucket, Extra Crispy 
breast 510 calories/33 g fat; drumstick 150 calories/10 g fat; thigh 340 calories/24 g fat; wing 190 calories/13 g fat

Healthier Choice: Subway Fresh Fit 6-inch Oven Roasted Chicken, three subs
320 calories, 5 g fat (per sub)

Fast-Food Dessert

BK veggie burger
Craving: McDonald's Hot Fudge Sundae
330 calories, 54 g carbs

Healthier Choice: McDonald's Fruit 'N Yogurt Parfait
160 calories, 31 g carbs


  1. healthy fast food is enjoyed by most of the people as it is will be healthy and more tasty.

  2. Fast food is healthy or not? tons or articles have published on this topic but who cares? Who want to have it there is no reason to stop them.
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