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The 15 Healthiest Things to Order at Fast Food Restaurants
When it comes to fast food, it’s usually better on your body—as evidenced by Moschino’s McDonald’s-themed fall collection—than in it. READ: Fast Food Employees Name The Items You Should Never Order That said, there are times when we’re pretty thankful joints like these exist. Whether it’s 4 a.m. and we’ve  been out all night and itching for something greasy, we’re on a road trip and the only thing at the rest stop is Burger King, or we’re simply having an insatiable craving for Taco Bell, fast food is occasionally a must-have. If you’re looking for what to order and still be calorie conscious, though, a new WebMD story about the healthiest fast food items might surprise you. READ: The Most Fattening Items At 10 Fast Food Chains See below for the most nutritious and inexpensive items at your favorite fast food restaurants. And prepare to be pretty shocked—there’s no salads to be found.  
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McDonald's

Order This: McChicken Sandwich without mayo dressing. Price: $1 Nutritional Information: Grams of protein per dollar: 14. Nutritional information: 310 calories, 14 g protein, 39 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 30 mg cholesterol, 740 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 32%. 10% Daily Value for calcium, 15% Daily Value for iron.
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McDonald's

Order This: Fruit 'n Yogurt Parfait. Price: $1 Nutritional Information: 160 calories, 4 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (1 g fiber), 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 5 mg cholesterol, 85 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 11%. 15% of the Daily Value for vitamin C, 15% for calcium.
(McDonalds.com)

Burger King

Order This: Whopper Jr. without mayo. Price: $1 Nutritional Information: 290 calories, 16 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 12 g fat (4.5 g saturated, 0.5 g trans), 35 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 37%. (Vitamin and mineral data not available.).
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Taco Bell

Order This: Bean Burrito. Price: $0.99 Nutritional Information: 350 calories, 13 g protein, 54 g carbohydrate (8 g fiber), 9 g fat (3.5 g saturated, 0.5 g trans fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 1190 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 23%. 10% Daily Value for vitamin A, 8% for vitamin C, 20% for calcium, 25% for iron.
(TacoBell.com)

Wendy's

Order This: Small chilli. Price: $1 Nutritional Information: 190 calories, 14 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate (5 g fiber), 6 g fat (2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 40 mg cholesterol, 830 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 28%. 4% Daily Value for vitamins A and C, 6% for calcium, 10% for iron.
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KFC

Order This: Honey BBQ Snacker. Price: $1.22 Nutritional Information: 210 calories, 14 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate (2 g fiber), 3 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans), 40 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 13%. Provides 4% of the Daily Value for calcium, 10% Daily Value for iron.
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Jack In The Box

Order This: Grilled Chicken Pita Snack. Price: $1.99 Nutritional Information: Nutritional information: 310 calories, 17 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate (3 g fiber), 13 g fat (3 g saturated, 0 g trans), 50 mg cholesterol, 640 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 38%. Vitamin and mineral data not available.).
(JackInTheBox.com)

Jack In The Box

Order This: Regular Hamburger. Price: $.79 Nutritional Information: Nutritional information: 280 calories, 14 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate (1 g fiber), 12 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans), 30 mg cholesterol, 580 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 39%.
(JackInTheBox.com)

The 15 Healthiest Things to Order at Fast Food Restaurants

When it comes to fast food, it’s usually better on your body—as evidenced by Moschino’s McDonald’s-themed fall collection—than in it. READ: Fast Food Employees Name The Items You Should Never Order That said, there are times when we’re pretty thankful joints like these exist. Whether it’s 4 a.m. and we’ve  been out all night and itching for something greasy, we’re on a road trip and the only thing at the rest stop is Burger King, or we’re simply having an insatiable craving for Taco Bell, fast food is occasionally a must-have. If you’re looking for what to order and still be calorie conscious, though, a new WebMD story about the healthiest fast food items might surprise you. READ: The Most Fattening Items At 10 Fast Food Chains See below for the most nutritious and inexpensive items at your favorite fast food restaurants. And prepare to be pretty shocked—there’s no salads to be found.  

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