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Here are some of the more healthful, low-calorie menu choices at some popular fast-food chains. Keep in mind that most fast-food chains have web sites, so it's easy to look for healthier options before you hit the road.

Calories Fat Sat. Fat Protein Fiber

BREAKFAST

Jack in the Box Breakfast

Jack 287 12 g 4 g 6 g 1 g

Burger King Ham Omelet

Sandwich 290 12 4.5 g 13 g 1 g

McDonalds Egg McMuffin 300 12 g 5 g 18 g 2 g

McDonalds Hotcakes

(no syrup or margarine) 350 9 g 2 g 8 g 3 g

Calories Fat Sat. Fat Protein Fiber

SANDWICHES

Chick-fil-A Chargrilled

Chicken Sandwich 260 3 g 0.5g 27 g 7 g

KFC Tender Roast Sandwich

(no sauce) 300 4 g 1.5 g 34 g 0 g

KFC Honey BBQ Sandwich 310 4 g 1 g 23 g 1 g

KFC OR Filet Sandwich

(no sauce) 370 12 g 2.5 g 25 g 2 g

Burger King BK Big Fish Sandwich

(no tartar sauce) 460 13 g 2.5 g 23 g 3 g

Calories Fat Sat. Fat Protein Fiber

ENTREE SALADS

Chick-fil-A Chargrilled Garden

Salad (no dressing) 170 6 g 3.5 g 22 g 4 g

Arby's Chopped Farmhouse Grilled

Chicken Salad (no dressing) 229 11 g 6 g 20 g 2 g

Chick-fil-A Southwest

Chargrilled Salad 240 9 g 4 g 25 g 5 g

McDonalds Bacon Ranch Salad

w/ Grilled Chicken (no dressing) 260 9 g 4 g 33 g 3 g

Carl's Jr Charbroiled Chicken Salad

(low-fat balsamic dressing) 285 10.5 g 2.5 g 29 g 4 g

McDonalds Southwest Salad w/

Grilled Chicken (no dressing) 320 9 g 3 g 30 g 6 g

Taco Bell Fresco Style Zesty

Chicken Border Bowl

(no dressing) 350 6 g 1.5 g 19 g 10 g

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for WebMD and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

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