Smart Swaps: Healthy Fast-Food Choices


By: , – By Allison Baker, Megan Bingham and Caren Oppenheim, of Family Circle
12/22/2011 2:00 PM   :  12 comments   :  15,506 Views

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If you're on a diet or trying to lose weight, you don't have to give up fast food completely. You just have to be careful when ordering. Here, we show you what foods you should avoid and what healthier foods you should eat to save calories and fat at popular fast-food places.

Baja Fresh

Put down: Diablo Shrimp Burrito

1,000 calories, 34g fat

Eat up: Shrimp Baja Ensalada

230 calories, 6g fat

You save: 770 calories, 28g fat


Mimi's Cafe

Put down: Roasted Chicken Crepe

1,101 calories, 83g fat

Eat up: Chicken Piccata with Asparagus

587 calories, 34g fat

You save: 514 calories, 49g fat




Put down: Doublicious with Original Filet

520 calories, 25g fat

Eat up: Honey BBQ Sandwich

320 calories, 3.5g fat

You save: 200 calories, 21.5g fat


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