The Healthiest Options at Fast-Food Restaurants

Fast food can be your friend. Try these amazing new grab-and-go picks from top docs and dietitians.

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by Leslie Barrie

Ten years ago, if you pulled off the highway for a quickie lunch, your healthy menu options were a sad-looking side salad or a bland chicken sandwich. But now, "not only is fast food healthier—thanks to restaurants cutting out trans fats and loading up on fresh ingredients—there are many more good-for-you tasty choices," says Joanne Lichten, RD, author of Eat Out Healthy.

But just because menus are stacked with better options doesn't mean healthy-sounding diet bombs have vanished. So we got eat-right gurus to share their on-the-go orders. Follow their lead to dine well on the fly while saving big on calories, sodium, and saturated fat.

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