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21 Healthier Fast-Food Meals

Headed for a fast-food chain? Here's how to keep it healthy.
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Healthier Fast-Food Rule No. 3: Look Out for Liquid Calories continued...

That said, here are 21 healthier entree alternatives from popular fast-food chains: 

1. KFC Honey BBQ Sandwich

  • 280 calories
  • 3.5 grams fat
  • 1 gram saturated fat
  • 60 mg cholesterol
  • 780 mg sodium
  • 3 grams fiber
  • 32 grams carbohydrate
  • 14 grams protein

2. KFC Tender Roast Sandwich (without sauce)

  • 300 calories
  • 4.5 grams fat
  • 1.5 grams saturated fat
  • 70 mg cholesterol
  • 1,060 mg sodium
  • 2 grams fiber
  • 28 grams carbohydrate
  • 37 grams protein 

3. Chick-fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich

  • 270 calories
  • 3.5 grams fat
  • 1 gram saturated fat
  • 65 mg cholesterol
  • 940 mg sodium
  • 3 grams fiber
  • 33 grams carbohydrate
  • 28 grams protein

4. Hardee's Charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich

  • 340 calories
  • 4 grams fat
  • 1 gram saturated fat
  • 60 mg cholesterol
  • 1,070 mg sodium
  • 3 grams fiber
  • 40 grams carbohydrate
  • 33 grams protein

5. Carl's Jr Charbroiled BBQ Chicken Sandwich

  • 360 calories
  • 4.5 grams fat
  • 1 gram saturated fat
  • 60 mg cholesterol
  • 1,150 mg sodium
  • 4 grams fiber
  • 48 grams carbohydrate
  • 34 grams protein

6. Wendy's Ultimate Grill Sandwich

  • 320 calories
  • 7 grams fat
  • 1.5 grams saturated fat
  • 70 mg cholesterol
  • 950 mg sodium
  • 2 grams fiber
  • 36 grams carbohydrate
  • 28 grams protein

7. Arby's Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich (without mayo)

  • 390 calories
  • 8 grams fat
  • 2 grams saturated fat
  • 25 mg cholesterol
  • 1,563 mg sodium
  • 2 grams fiber
  • 49 grams carbohydrate
  • 41 grams protein

8. In-n-out Hamburger (with onion, mustard, and catsup instead of spread)

  • 310 calories
  • 10 grams fat
  • 4 grams saturated fat
  • 35 mg cholesterol
  • 730 mg sodium
  • 3 grams fiber
  • 41 grams carbohydrate
  • 16 grams protein

9. Taco Bell Fresco Style Bean Burrito

  • 330 calories
  • 7 grams fat
  • 2.5 grams saturated fat
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 1,200 mg sodium
  • 9 grams fiber
  • 54 grams carbohydrate
  • 12 grams protein 

10. KFC Oven Roasted Twister (without sauce)

  • 330 calories
  • 7 grams fat
  • 2.5 grams saturated fat
  • 50 mg cholesterol
  • 1,120 mg sodium
  • 3 grams fiber
  • 39 grams carbohydrate
  • 28 grams protein 

11. McDonalds Grilled Snack Wrap with Honey Mustard OR Grilled Snack Wrap with Chipotle BBQ Sauce. Each:

  • 260 calories
  • 8 grams fat
  • 3.5 grams saturated fat
  • 45 mg cholesterol
  • 820 mg sodium
  • 1 gram fiber
  • 27 grams carbohydrate
  • 18 grams protein

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