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13 Healthy Options to Order at Fast Food Restaurants

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order

Look, we know that hitting a fast food restaurant isn’t the best thing in the entire world for our heath, but there are times when we’re pretty thankful joints like these exist.

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Whether it’s 4 a.m. and we’ve been out all night and itching for something greasy, we’re on a road trip and the only thing at the rest stop is Burger King, or we’re simply having an insatiable craving for Taco Bell, eating fast food is occasionally unavoidable.

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If you’re looking for what to order and still be calorie-conscious, though, there are some (somewhat) healthy fast food items out there. And prepare to be pretty shocked — there are no salads to be found.

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: McDonald's

McDonald's

  • Order this: Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich
  • Nutritional information: 380 calories, 37 g protein, 44 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber), 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 95 mg cholesterol, 1110 mg sodium
  • Order this: Fruit 'n Yogurt Parfait
  • Nutritional information: 150 calories, 4 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (1 g fiber), 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 5 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium
  • Order this: Mac Snack Wrap
  • Nutritional information: 340 calories, 15 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 20 g fat (7 g saturated fat, 1 g trans), 50 mg cholesterol, 660 mg sodium
  • Order this: cheeseburger
  • Nutritional information: 300 calories, 15 g protein, 33 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 40 mg cholesterol, 750 mg sodium

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: Burger King

Burger King

  • Order this: Whopper Jr. without mayo
  • Nutritional information: 290 calories, 16 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 12 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 0.5 g trans), 35 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: Taco Bell

Taco Bell

  • Order this: bean burrito
  • Nutritional information: 380 calories, 14 g protein, 55 g carbohydrate (9 g fiber), 11 g fat (4 g saturated, 0 g trans fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 1060 mg sodium

  • Order this: beef soft taco
  • Nutritional information: 180 calories, 9 g protein, 17 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber) 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 490 mg sodium

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: Wendy's

Wendy's

  • Order this: small chili
  • Nutritional information: 170 calories, 15 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate (4 g fiber), 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 35 mg cholesterol, 780 mg sodium

  • Order this: sour cream and chive potato
  • Nutritional information: 310 calories, 8 g protein, 63 g carbohydrate (7 g fiber), 2.5 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 10 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: KFC

KFC

  • Order this: honey BBQ sandwich
  • Nutritional information: 380 calories, 25 g protein, 59 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber), 4.5 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 55 mg cholesterol, 1440 mg sodium

Got a craving for fast food? Here's what to order
Image: Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box

  • Order this: grilled chicken fajita pita
  • Nutritional information: 320 calories, 24 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber), 11 g fat (5 g saturated, 0 g trans), 65 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium

  • Order this: regular hamburger
  • Nutritional information: 280 calories, 14 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (1 g fiber), 12 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans), 30 mg cholesterol, 580 mg sodium

  • Order this: 2 regular beef tacos
  • Nutritional information: 380 calories, 10 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (4 g fiber), 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 2 g trans), 30 mg cholesterol, 540 mg sodium

Originally posted on StyleCaster.

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