Healthy Fast Food Choices
Obesity is a serious health problem in America today. Recent statistics confirmed that at least 33% of the American population is obese with approximately 17% of them are children and adolescents. As the numbers grew, many have been alarmed with the possible complications related to obesity. Some of the obesity related diseases include hypertension, heart problems, diabetes, and colon cancer.
In the event, many have been blaming our excessive fast food consumption and sedentary lifestyle. Most of us rely on McDonald’s and other fast food restaurants for our meals due to our busy work schedule. Compared to home cooked meals, fast food provides us with delicious convenient to eat meals in a few minutes. And you don’t even have to sweat going to the supermarket to buy ingredients.
Certainly, it is inevitable for us not to munch on fast food. Especially in these economic times, honestly, who has time to cook a meal? On the bright side, there are items on fast food menus that are not as bad as most of us think. In fact, some of them contain less calories and fats than your regular home cook meals.
Below is a list of healthy options in several fast food restaurants menu. Actually, healthy food options have always existed in many fast food menus. It is just that either most of us have overlooked them and focused on the tasty junk food, or, we do not realize that it’s low cal.
By learning the nutritional information of each food item, you can now eat at your favorite restaurant without the guilt.