Fast Food Choices
people love fast food. It's quick, easy, and delicious. One of
the downfalls of eating fast food is the high calorie content
and the potential to widen the waist very quickly. Making healthy
fast food choices is a lot easier than it has been in past times.
Sit down restaurants and fast food restaurants alike are starting
to cater towards people looking to stay healthy while on the go.
One of the most obvious selections you can make in a fast food
setting is to choose a salad, but beware; all salads are not equal
in nutrition. High calorie salad dressings, cheese, croutons,
and extras like tortilla chips can increase the calorie count
of any salad. Instead, make a healthier choice by requesting salad
dressing on the side or a lower calorie dressing like Italian
instead of ranch. While in the drive-through, ask for a menu so
next time you roll through, you make an informed choice on which
salads are the best for your health.
If you're not the type of person who eats salads, then the next
choice would be to order foods that are not fried or battered
in flour. For example, in some drive-through restaurants you can
have a chicken breast sandwich instead of the battered and fried
chicken sandwich. Hold the mayonnaise and cheese to automatically
save on calories. Instead of French fries, some restaurants offer
fruit. I know it's not French fries, but eating healthier will
help you in the long run with longer life and a slimmer body.
Another consideration would be to skip the soda and instead order
water. Carbonated water can be a happy alternative. It has the
bubbles of a soda, but none of the calories of regular soda. This
gives the satisfaction of a full fast food meal with nothing missing.
There's nothing like natural water to help the body flush out
all impurities and keep your body functioning at its optimal peak.
It seems that as time goes by fast food restaurants are going
back to their old ways and are introducing larger sandwiches laden
with bacon, cheese, and exotic buns. It seems the consumer has
gone back to comfort foods over time and the restaurants are more
than willing to provide to the masses.
Making healthy fast food choices is not hard; it just takes a
little preplanning and determination on your part. Are you ready
to do what it takes to reach your goal this year? Take action
today for a healthier new you tomorrow.