Thursday, March 29, 2012

"Can You Eat Healthy in a Fast Food Restaurant?"

"Can You Eat Healthy in a Fast Food Restaurant?"," The twist that really made this option take off was the ready-to-eat approach pioneered by McDonalds. With this early menu, fast food acquired a reputation for being high calorie fare with lots of fats and salt. However, in the 1980's, the fast food industry realized that they needed to offer healthier food options. Today, there are a lot of options you can choose from to make your meal a healthy one. McDonalds has put in place a number of menu choices that give healthy eaters plenty to choose from. By choosing the grilled chicken option, you avoid the higher fat content from frying the crisy chicken. These wraps include a sauce, lettuce and grated cheese. Wendys has their entry in both of these areas as well. They have a chicken wrap as well. Burger King has a base salad with grilled or crispy chicken, they also offer a side salad as an alternative choice for their combo meals. There are also healthy snack options, such as fruit parfaits at McDonalds, and kids meal options that include fruit. If you just want a grilled chicken breast, just ask for it. If you get creative, there are a lot of ways to make your menu choice a healthy choice. Give one of these a try the next time you want to skip the burger and fries! . WHAT'S UP  



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