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Fast Food Healthy Choices Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fast Food Healthy Choices.

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Staff Picks: Healthy Fast Food Lunches

Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try...  Read more

Drive-Thru Nutrition

Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl...  Read more

Eating Healthy in the Cafeteria

You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w...  Read more

Lunch Strategies for Work

If you've read "Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go" then you already have some great ideas for packing a healthy, filling, and tasty lunch. But some days, packing your own meal isn't an option. When you're not able to brown-bag it, d...  Read more

The 8 Best Fast Food Breakfasts

You know that breakfast is important, but when you're in a pinch in the morning, sometimes fast food is the quickest option. It's no secret that fast food isn't the healthiest or most nutritious option, but when it's the only option,...  Read more

Exercise calories added in to food
Updated 2/1/2015 12:05:45 PM

Hi! I'm new here and I'm just curious as to how the food calorie calculations work. How is it that I get to eat the calories I burn from exercise? Don't you have to exercise AND cut calories to lose weight? If not, I'm ok with eating more! haha I jus...  Read more

A TN HELLO I'm 28 & trying to get my life HEALTHY
Updated 2/1/2015 10:58:02 AM

I'm a 28 year old. I have a 9 year old boy. I have a long term (5 years) boyfriend. In five years I gained ten pounds every year. I'm 50 pounds heavier and I feel 50 years older. I do alot from working 50 hours a week, being a full time mom, an...  Read more

Their food is terrible! Good for you for skipping
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Their food is terrible! Good for you for skipping it. Even the cake and ice cream is never as good as you think it will be, and yet we eat too much of it anyways. Not this time! Way to go!...  Read more

Name something that you thought was really healthy
Updated 2/1/2015 6:06:29 AM

Name something that you thought was really healthy but when u checked the nutritional value you were like WHAT?!...  Read more

USDA does not even test for glyphosate in food
Updated 1/31/2015 2:53:37 PM

Here's the link: https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/us
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%99re-wrong Glyphosate (Roundup) is known to be very damaging to human health. But right now farme...  Read more

Eating on the Run

Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where we may not have a healthy meal or snack on hand as we're out and about. Be prepared ahead of time in case you absolutely have to make a fast food stop. Research menus online and make a list of health...  Read more

Forewarned is Forearmed

There will be times when you will have to catch a bite while out of the house. It is inevitable. Knowing this, research fast food restaurants and know the healthy choices (not always a salad.) Most fast food joints provide nutritional info online or...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Food Showdown: Chicken Snack Wraps

It used to be that bigger was better in the fast food world. Now that more of us are watching our wallets and our waistlines, the value menu and snack-size portions are all the rage at the fast-food giants. Four of the big chains--Burger King, KFC, M...  Read more

Easy Access Doesn't Always Equal Better Food Choices

Does having easy access to supermarkets affect people's food choices?  You'd think that if you have good access to things like fruits and vegetables, you're less likely to go for fast-food or other convenience items that have a long...  Read more