Unfortunately, eliminating fried meals means giving up fries. In comparison to fried fish or chicken nuggets.
A burger patty typically contains less added fat and less calories. Grilled chicken is a great lean protein option when it's available.
Fast food restaurants often provide sauces that are high in sugar and/or fat, both of which contribute nothing to a meal except empty calories.
Mustard or other low-sugar condiments you may have at home are good options for adding flavour to your sandwich.
Skip the top slice of bread when you order a grilled chicken sandwich or burger and enjoy it open-faced.
You'll cut down on calories and carbs that won't fill you up anyhow.
The calorie counts of common beverages like soda, coffee drinks, and milkshakes are alarming.
Instead of sugary juices and sodas that may add hundreds of calories to your meal, choose for water, soda water, diet soda, or unsweetened tea.
McDonald's does not. If you're feeling hungry in between meals, a fruit cup or side salad might help you feel full on less calories.
If you're eating at a fast food restaurant that doesn't provide satisfying side dishes, feel free to bring your own.