Healthiest Fast Food Options

by Brooke Goldstein June 27, 2016

Sometimes we are stuck on the road or in situations that force us to eat at fast-food restaurants. Eating at these places doesn't have to be a disaster and ruin your diet! With these choices you can pick the healthiest options without the added fat and calories. 


  • Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich: Don't forget to hold the mayo, you'll save calories and fat.
    360 calories, 6g fat, 1.5g sat. fat, 75mg cholesterol, 960mg sodium, 43g carbs, 3g fiber, 33g protein
  • Premium Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken: 
    330 calories, 11g fat, 4g sat. fat, 90mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 26g carbs, 6g fiber, 33g protein
  • Fruit 'n Yogurt Parfait: Made with low-fat yogurt and topped with low fat granola, strawberries and blueberries, it’s a great treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.
    150 calories, 2g fat, 1g sat. fat, 5mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 30g carbs, 1g fiber, 4g protein
  • Chicken McNuggets (6 piece) With Honey Mustard Sauce (1 package)
    340 calories, 13 g protein, 22 g fat (3.5 g saturated, 0 g trans) 655 mg sodium,
    24 g carbohydrates (2 g fiber, 5 g sugars)

Taco Bell

  • Chicken, Steak, or Beef Soft Tacos- 160 - 200 calories, 5 - 9g fat, 450 - 500mg sodium, 16 - 18g carbs, 2 - 3g fiber, 1 - 2g sugars, 9 - 13g protein
  • Burrito Supreme- 390 - 420 calories, 12 - 16g fat, 1,050 - 1,140mg sodium, 51 - 52g carbs, 6 - 8g fiber, 4 - 5g sugars, 17 - 20g protein
  • Cantina Bowl-  510 - 550 calories, 20 - 23g fat, 1,240 - 1,450mg sodium, 59 - 69g carbs, 9 - 14g fiber, 4g sugars, 14 - 26g protein


  • 6" Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast: 
    320 calories, 5g fat, 45mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 5g fiber
  • 6" Veggie Delite: 
    230 calories, 2.5g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 5g fiber
  • Soups: Each restaurant features two soups daily, and the ones listed below each contain 160 calories or fewer: Cream of Broccoli, Beef and Barley, Creamy Chicken and Dumplings, Homestyle Chicken Noodle, Poblano Corn Chowder, Tomato Basil


  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich 320 calories, 5 grams of fat, and 30 grams of protein
  • Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap 340 calories, 13 grams of fat, 36 grams of protein, and 15 grams of fiber
  • Grilled Market Salad 200 calories, 5 grams of fat, and 23 grams of protein
  • Grilled Chicken Nuggets 140 calories with 3 grams of fat and 23 grams of protein

  •     Full Size Apple Pecan Chicken Salad - 350 calories: 11 grams of fat/28 grams of carbs/35 grams of protein
  •     Full Size Asian Cashew Chicken Salad - 210 calories: 3.5 grams of fat/14 grams of carbs/33 grams of protein
  •     Grilled Chicken Sandwich - 370 calories: 7 grams of fat/43 grams of carbs/34 grams of protein
  •     Grilled Chicken Go Wrap - 270 calories: 3.5 grams of fat/25 grams of carbs/19 grams of protein

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    Brooke Goldstein
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