Eat Well on the Run

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The healthiest fast food options

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Chick-fil-A Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Chick-fil-A’s chargrilled sammy is a fab fast food find! A boneless, skinless chicken breast is marinated, grilled and served on a whole wheat bun for a nutritious and fast lunch! It’s no wonder it came in number one in our Chicken Sandwich Smackdown!

290 calories, 4g fat, 36g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 29g protein

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Dunkin’ Donuts’ Egg White Turkey Sausage Sandwich

Skip the sugary, deep fried ring and check out one of DD’s oven toasted breakfast sandwiches filled with heart-healthy proteins like egg whites and turkey sausage.
280 calories, 8g fat, 32g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 19g protein

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Taco Bell Fresco Style Bean Burrito

When you get a craving to run for the border, pick up something from their lower fat and calorie Fresco menu. The 350-calorie fiber-filled vegetarian bean burrito is super tasty and satisfying.
350 calories, 8g fat, 57g carbohydrates, 11g fiber, 12g protein

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Pizza Hut 12-inch Fit ’N Delicious Pizza with Diced Chicken, Red Onion, and Green Pepper

Topped with lean chicken, veggies and half the cheese of a regular pizza, this crispy thin crust pizza will not destroy your diet! Two slices will run you just about 350 calories. 
350 calories, 9g fat, 46g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 18g protein

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Subway’s Veggie Delite Sandwich

There’s a reason why Subway’s slogan is “eat fresh.” They really do have quite a few healthy choices available for all your fast food needs. Our fave is the green-packed Veggie — a 6-inch on wheat. Pair it with a cup of their tomato soup for a super filling vegetarian lunch. 230 calories, 2.5g fat, 45g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 9g protein

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Jack in the Box Chicken Fajita Pita

Whole wheat pita bread is stuffed with grilled chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, lettuce, grilled onions, tomato, and served with healthy fire roasted salsa. This delish combo totals under 330 calories. 326 calories, 10g fat, 35g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 23g protein

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Carl’s Jr. Original Grilled Chicken Salad (with low-fat balsamic dressing)

Mixed greens, grilled chicken, red onions, shredded cheese, tomatoes, and cucumber slices make this salad a filling choice. We love the tangy low fat dressing. 305 calories, 10g fat, 4g fiber, 25g protein

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KFC Grilled Chicken Breast with Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob

Swap the fried for grilled and you can get a pretty decent meal at KFC. Pair with a piece of sweet corn and the surprisingly low calorie mashers and you are good to go!
430 calories, 10g fat, 49g carbohydrates, 5g fiber, 41g protein

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Wendy’s Large Chili

This rich, meaty chili is high in fiber and surprisingly low in fat. With 310 calories for a large bowl, this hearty meal will fill you up without filling you out. 310 calories, 9g fat, 31g carbohydrates, 26g protein, 10g fiber

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McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets with Sweet ’N Sour Sauce

We’re talking about the small version, which means a mere four nuggets. It’s not exactly a meal but does make a pretty decent fast food snack for just 220 calories! 220 calories, 10g fat, 11g carbohydrates, 10g protein

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Posted on January 18, 2012

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